Hawaii Law Would Ban Employer Access to Social Media Accounts

Two Hawaii Senate committees this week advanced a bill that would forbid employers from demanding that their employees (or potential employees) turn over the passwords to their Facebook and other social media accounts. Hawaii is one of 32 states advancing similar bills this year, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. House Bill 713 passed out of the Commerce and Consumer Protection and Technology and the Arts … Continue reading Hawaii Law Would Ban Employer Access to Social Media Accounts

Senator Hosts Google+ Hangout on Early Education

Hawaii State Senate Committee on Education Chair Jill Tokuda will utilize a Google+ Hangout today to discuss new legislation focused on early education with U.S. Senator Mazie K. Hirono and preschool providers from around the state. Tokuda previously used a Google+ Hangout to meet with public school principals, and has held several “Twitter Town Hall” meetings. Today’s focus will be the newly introduced Providing Resources Early … Continue reading Senator Hosts Google+ Hangout on Early Education

Social Madness Contest Returns

Pacific Business News, in conjunction with its parent company, is promoting the second annual “Social Madness” contest. The local and national challenge pits businesses against each other in a battle of social media savvy and reach. Hawaii companies interested in participating can sign up online. Since registration opened on March 1, PBN says that a handful of companies have already thrown their hats into the … Continue reading Social Madness Contest Returns