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CITY IMPLEMENTS ONLINE TRAINING FOR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
(Wed., April 4, 2012)—The City has implemented a new online Sunshine Law training option for members of boards and commissions. City ordinance requires all board and commission members to participate in a Sunshine Law workshop. Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92, commonly known as the Sunshine Law, mandates all meeting agendas be filed six days in advance, deliberations occur only at meetings, and guarantees the public the right to submit testimony on any agenda item.
Previously, the workshops could only be conducted with members present. A recent amendment, unanimously approved by the City Council and signed by
“The City has more than 600 members of various boards and commissions,”
Media contact: Louise Kim McCoy, Mayor’s Office, 768-7798.