University of Hawaii - Faculty Disciplinary Action Documents

Request to:
University of Hawaii
Law used:
State of Hawaii UIPA
Status of this request:
Response overdue
Summary of Request
Dear UIPA: Under the Hawaii Open Records Law § 91-1 et seq., I am requesting electronic copies of public records that relate to two patents and two papers by Dr. Tianwei “David” Ma, former Interim Associate Dean of Academics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa as well as his resignation letter from this position. The patents, numbers US10,873,276 and US10,848,079, were based on two engineering papers by Dr. Ma from 2018 and 2019 respectively. Both the papers and patent applications list Dr. Ma’s son, Enze Ma, as a co-author. We are requesting documents pertaining to the number of hours Enze Ma spent as a research assistant for the engineering program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. We are also requesting the expense reports showing how much money was spent on the 2017 and 2018 patent applications filed by UH resulting in patents US10,873,276 and US10,848,079. We are also requesting any written correspondence or public meetings transcripts between September 2017 and May 2020 related to actions taken against Dr. Ma or discussions of reprimand in response to the two previously mentioned papers and patents. Finally, we are requesting the letter of resignation sent by Dr. Tianwei “David” Ma in which he resigned from his position as Interim Associate Dean of Academics at the UH school of engineering.

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From Stephen Halley (James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal)
Subject Records Request for University of Hawaii: University of Hawaii - Faculty Disciplinary Action Documents [#1176]
Date July 2, 2024, 7:58 a.m.
To University of Hawaii
Status Awaiting response
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Aloha, Pursuant to the public records law, I would like to request the following records in electronic format sent to my email address.
Dear UIPA: Under the Hawaii Open Records Law § 91-1 et seq., I am requesting electronic copies of public records that relate to two patents and two papers by Dr. Tianwei “David” Ma, former Interim Associate Dean of Academics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa as well as his resignation letter from this position. The patents, numbers US10,873,276 and US10,848,079, were based on two engineering papers by Dr. Ma from 2018 and 2019 respectively. Both the papers and patent applications list Dr. Ma’s son, Enze Ma, as a co-author. We are requesting documents pertaining to the number of hours Enze Ma spent as a research assistant for the engineering program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. We are also requesting the expense reports showing how much money was spent on the 2017 and 2018 patent applications filed by UH resulting in patents US10,873,276 and US10,848,079. We are also requesting any written correspondence or public meetings transcripts between September 2017 and May 2020 related to actions taken against Dr. Ma or discussions of reprimand in response to the two previously mentioned papers and patents. Finally, we are requesting the letter of resignation sent by Dr. Tianwei “David” Ma in which he resigned from his position as Interim Associate Dean of Academics at the UH school of engineering.
[... Show complete request text] Stephen Halley (James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal)
  1. 2 weeks, 6 days agoJuly 2, 2024, 7:58 a.m.: Stephen Halley (James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal) sent a message to University of Hawaii.
From Stephen Halley (James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal)
Subject Records Request for University of Hawaii: University of Hawaii - Faculty Disciplinary Action Documents [#1176]
Date July 22, 2024, 4:55 a.m.
To University of Hawaii

Aloha, My UIPA request "University of Hawaii - Faculty Disciplinary Action Documents" (07/02/2024) was not answered in the time defined by HAR 2-71-13. Please update me on the status of my request as soon as possible. Mahalo, Stephen Halley
  1. 20 hours, 20 minutes agoJuly 22, 2024, 4:56 a.m.: Stephen Halley (James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal) sent a message to University of Hawaii.