Consolidation, new data roles could transform IT in Hawaii
Legislation to advance IT consolidation and the state's use of data could mean a big leap for IT in Hawaii as the governor's term winds down.
Audit of Honolulu's IT modernization efforts has city officials sparring
Honolulu CIO Mark Wong claims an audit of his agency's IT modernization efforts misrepresents the city's successful technology projects over the past eight years.
Hawaii unveils digital COVID-19 'health card'
Officials said the pass will help support the economy as case levels and tourism surge on the islands.
Hawaii’s COVID-19 ‘health pass’ still isn’t ready
Earlier estimates targeted a summer launch, but officials said they still don't know when the tool might be ready.
Hawaii recovers $20M from vendor of failed IT upgrade
Ciber, Inc. has agreed to pay the state an additional $20 million after it failed to deliver a working system on a 2009 project.
Hawaii adds facial recognition to COVID-19 airport screening
Travelers whose body temperatures set off thermal cameras at the state's airports will have their pictures taken so they can be pulled aside for further screening.
States continue tinkering with their unemployment systems
States are still ironing out the policies, procedures and technologies that will allow their unemployment insurance platforms to scale for massive demand.
Hawaii could have a vaccine passport by summer, officials say
Hawaii state officials said they're piloting technology developed by Clear and CommonPass that's been in development since October.
Hawaii officials push broadband as key to post-pandemic economy
With tourism deeply depressed and an infrastructure that wasn't ready for the remote lifestyle, the state's leaders are pushing broadband to the forefront.