Press Release

HONOLULU – The State took a major step in modernizing its payroll system when the first group of State employees was paid on May 4 through the new PeopleSoft-based software system. About 1,300 employees from the Department of Accounting and ...
Read More State Payroll System Modernization Effort Reaches Major Milestone

HONOLULU – In response to the Department of Justice’s indictment charging nine Iranian nationals with conducting a massive cyber theft campaign on behalf of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, State Chief Information Officer Todd Nacapuy and Chief Information Security Officer ...
Read More Response to the Department of Justice’s Indictment Charging Nine Iranian Nationals Regarding Cyber Intrusion

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed an executive order that directs all state government agencies to contract for internet-related services ONLY with providers who contractually agree to abide by net neutrality principals. Net neutrality protects and promotes a fast, fair ...
Read More Governor’s News Release: Governor Ige signs executive order to protect net neutrality in Hawai‘i

HONOLULU — Governor David Y. Ige is encouraging high school girls to participate in the first major cybersecurity training program specifically for young women, grades 9-12, who may be interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity. The state is partnering ...
Read More Governor’s News Release: Registration for First Major Cybersecurity Training Program for High School Girls Begins this Month

State Offers Cyber Safety Sessions, Launches New Website… HONOLULU — As part of Gov. David Y. Ige proclaiming October 2017 “Cyber Security Awareness Month,” the Hawaii Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security, in partnership with the Hawaii State Public ...
Read More Governor Proclaims October ‘Cyber Security Awareness Month’

2017 Winners Announced HONOLULU — “Wayfinding” was a winning theme as 20 community teams competed at the 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Judging and Awards (a.k.a., “Demo Day”) last Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at East-West Center. A panel of ...
Read More Local Tech Talent Shines at Hawaii Annual Code Challenge ‘Demo Day’

Schedule of Events and Activities Announced HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige will provide opening remarks at the 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Kickoff on Aug. 26, 2017, welcoming hundreds of anticipated computer programmers, software developers, and tech-minded innovators ...
Read More Governor to Kick Off Month-Long ‘HACC’ Competition

HONOLULU – In recognition of the highly technical nature of major modernization projects, Gov. David Y. Ige today named state Chief Information Officer (CIO) Todd Nacapuy executive sponsor of the Tax System Modernization (TSM) project. While the Department of Taxation ...
Read More CIO to lead tax modernization into technical phases

HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii is calling all computer programmers, software developers, and tech-minded innovators to lend their collective creativity toward improving state government at the 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC), the state’s second event of its kind. ...
Read More 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge Kicks Off Aug. 26

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today signed legislation that strengthens governance and third-party review of large information technology (IT) projects throughout the entire executive branch to ensure success. Senate Bill 850 HD2 CD1, Relating to Information Technology (now Act 37), ...
Read More Governor Signs Senate Bill 850, Expands CIO’s Authority to Initiate Third-Party Review of IT Projects