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Hawaii Small Business Registration now available on the Hawaii Awards & Notices Data System (HANDS)

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Hawaii small businesses can now register online with the State of Hawaii through the Hawaii Awards & Notices Data Systems website. The registration can be completed in three easy steps:  First, verify that your business meets the size standards for a small business established by the Small Business Administration. Second, create an eHawaii.gov account. Lastly, complete the small business registration form.

In July 2017, the Hawaii State Legislature mandated…
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Adopt a Family 2018

Volunteering

For our fourth year, HIC adopted families for the holidays. Adopt A Family is a seasonal program administered by Helping Hands Hawaii that links individuals and families in need with donors in the community. Participants are referred to the program through their large network of community partners, and donors participate by adopting a family and fulfilling their holiday wish lists.

This year, we adopted 11 individuals – a family of…
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Hawaii State Public Library System Website Wins Silver Davey Award

Awards

The Hawaii State Public Library System has been nationally recognized as a winner in the 14th annual Davey Awards competition. This is the fifth award the site has received since its release in October 2016.

The Hawaii State Public Library System serves as a pillar of our island community helping to nurture a lifelong love of reading and learning through its physical and digital spaces. Averaging 80,000 visitors a…
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Please Join Us for Our Annual Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk on November 17, 2018

Volunteering

Join team eHawaii.gov for our third year of participation in the Making Strides Breast Cancer Walk led by our very own Jamie Kinion.

The walk will take place on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Keehi Lagoon Beach Park in Honolulu. Please contact Jamie if you’d like to sign up to participate in the walk.

If you’d like to contribute financially, you may donate using the following links:

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Electronic Filing Now Available for Solar Water Heater Variance Applications

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The Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) recently announced architects and mechanical engineers can now apply for a variance from the Hawaii Revised Statutes law (HRS  §196-6.5) online. State law requires all new single-family dwellings in Hawaii to be built with a solar water heating system unless a variance is granted under limited circumstances. Until now, variance requests were submitted through the mail, via e-mail or fax, or hand delivered.

Electronic submission…
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Hawaii State Public Library System Website Wins Outstanding Website Award

Awards

The Hawaii State Public Library System has once again been nationally recognized as a winner by the Web Marketing Association with an Outstanding Website award. This marks the fourth award received in honor of the site since its release in October 2016.

But don’t take our word for it. According to the judges “This site was an ambitious undertaking and it delivered true to its mission statement for the…
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Hawaii Awards & Notices Data System (HANDS) Wins Government Standard of Excellence Award

Awards

The Hawaii Awards & Notices Data System (HANDS) has been nationally recognized as a winner by the Web Marketing Association with a Government Standard of Excellence award. The HANDS system allows users to search for bidding opportunities, contract awards, and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) requests throughout multiple state and county procurement platforms in a single location.

The judges recognized our efforts by stating: “HANDS succeeds in taking away the…
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Hawaii Launches New Special Invoice Payment System

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New Service Helps Charitable Organizations Pay Invoices Online

The State of Hawaii Tax & Charities Division launched a new Special Invoice Payment System at pay.ehawaii.gov/charity, August 22, 2018. Charitable organizations have had the ability to pay annual renewal fees online for several years. However, special fees including prohibited practice penalties and other administrative fines were paid via paper check. With this new mobile-friendly service organizations can now pay these…
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Hawaii State Library Website Wins Communicator Award

Awards

The Hawaii State Library System has once again been nationally recognized as a winner in the Communicator Award of Distinction in Government Website category. This marks the third award received in honor of the site since its release in October 2016.

“With entries received from across the U.S. and around the world, the Communicator Awards is among the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence,” said Hawaii…
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Hawaii Awards & Notices Data System (HANDS) Makes Procurement Process Easier

Site launches

In November 2017, the Hawaii State Procurement Office (SPO) launched the Hawaii Awards & Notices Data System (HANDS) at hands.ehawaii.gov. HANDS is comprised of several exciting functions but the most notable is its robust search functionality. HANDS is designed to make it easier for vendors to view opportunities from several procurement platforms through the use of an Application Programming Interface (API). At launch, the HANDS had already incorporated an API…
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