NIC Hawaii and the State of Hawaii Office of Enterprise Technology Services are pleased to announce the launch of the redesigned Hawaii.gov, portal.ehawaii.gov. Serving as the official website for the state, the site makes it easy for citizens to learn about and interact with Hawaii government, featuring the latest COVID-19 health, business and travel information, in addition to other relevant content curated for residents, business owners and visitors.
The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Professional and Vocational Licensing Division (PVL) has announced new, completed licensing applications can now be submitted online through MyPVL.
With the recent stay-at-home order and the closure of State of Hawaii offices due to COVID-19, walk-in services are unavailable at this time and most new applications could previously only be accepted by mail. Now, applicants can submit their completed…
Read more… Hawaii MyPVL Service Now Accepting Online Licensing Applications
Hunting applications for the island of Lanai will now be hosted on Go Hunt Hawaii, Hawaii’s official hunting resource. Through the website, hunters can enroll in a hunter education class, view their class history, order a replacement certification card, manage their hunting profile and apply for hunts.
The steps for hunters to apply on Go Hunt Hawaii were created with user ease in mind. Users begin by accessing the…
Read more… Lanai Hunting Applications Now Available on Go Hunt Hawaii
January is a significant month because it marks 20 years of HIC being in business. Throughout 2020, we’ll be marking this anniversary with a year-long celebration and monthly events to celebrate our history and our people.
It all started back in 1997 when a National Survey identified Hawaii as one of the worst states (49th) for electronic access to government services in the United States. By 1999, an RFP was…
Read more… Celebrating 20 Years…Hawaiian Style
Our penultimate volunteer event of 2019 was strategically chosen because it reflects so much of what makes our island home special – sharing aloha and the ocean. Eleven of us joined AccesSurf at their ‘Wounded Warrior Day at the Beach’ program at White Plains beach park. The event was open to active duty and veteran service men and women who are injured, wounded, or battling illness and their families.
Continuing our annual tradition, team HIC adopted three families this holiday season. 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.
After adopting our families (a total of…
Read more… Adopt a Family 2019
The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Professional and Vocational Licensing Division (PVL) has announced address change requests are now being accepted through the online licensing dashboard, MyPVL.
The Professional and Vocational Licensing Division currently receives more than 18,000 hard copy address change requests annually, which normally results in a processing time of 15-20 business days. Online address change requests will reduce the processing time to 3-5…
Read more… Hawaii MyPVL Service Now Accepting Address Change Requests
The winners of the 2019 Davey Awards have been announced and Hawaii Information Consortium’s (HIC) website, nichawaii.egov.com, is the winner of a Silver Award for its innovative design. This is the third award the site has received since its launch in February 2019.
“With nearly 3,000 entries from around the world, the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts is proud to once again showcase the outstanding work that comes…
Read more… Hawaii Information Consortium Website Wins Silver Davey Award
Did you know that 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime?
It’s why every year, we do our part to raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. We do this by participating in the American Cancer Society, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. The event is a total of 3 miles – but it’s not about competition. It brings…
Read more… Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk
Hawaii Information Consortium’s (HIC) website has once again been nationally recognized, this time as a winner in the 14th annual W³ Awards. It was also recently honored with the Award of Distinction from the Communicator Awards for its innovative, modern and mobile-oriented design.
Receiving more than 5,000 entries from across the globe, the W³ Awards honor outstanding websites, web marketing, web video, mobile sites/apps and social content created by some…
Read more… Hawaii Information Consortium Website Wins Silver W3 Award