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Keone Kali
Acting Chief Information Officer
Office of Information Management and Technology

Year Appointed: 2014


Kali was appointed to the position of CIO for the State of Hawaii in February 2014 and brings 20 years of experience in information technology, business development, and management in both the public and private sector. Prior to his appointment, Kali served as Deputy CIO of Operations from November 2012, managing all aspects of IT operations including enterprise shared services, critical network and data center infrastructure, security and privacy, and broadband development, as well as strategically driving operations to leverage technology resources, systems and solutions more efficiently and effectively.

Kali previously served as the Director of Information Technology and acting Chief Technology Officer for the Pacific Disaster Center on Maui. Kali was also the CIO for the City of Beverly Hills, where he designed, executed and managed a comprehensive 5-year Information Technology Master Plan, transformed the city’s technology architecture to support highly available and accessible public services, and formed new revenue- generating programs. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles.

Other Information

IT Procurement Responsibility: State Procurement Office

Special Projects: IT Governance, IT Architecture


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