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Hawaii Open Data - 2012 Brochure


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An introduction to Hawaii Open Data.

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Hawaii Open Data - 2012 Brochure

  1. 1. Hawaii Open Data is a non-profit Let’s connect! HAWAII OPEN Twitter501(c)3 organization dedicated to @hawaiiopen Facebook advancing the adoption of open data and the development of Google+ DATA solutions capitalizing on open Flickr data in Hawaii. YouTube Pinterest We focus on improving data Tumblr accessibility and integrity in LinkedIn support of public/private collaboration, government hawaii-open-data transparency, and civic Meet the team: engagement. Burt Lum Executive Director Jared Kuroiwa President Ryan Kawailani Ozawa Co-Founder & Communications Director Dedicated to advancing H A WA I I O P E N D A T A 1088 Bishop St. Suite 611 open data principles Honolulu HI 96813 808-295-5115 in the Aloha State.
  2. 2. Partners in Innovation CONNECTING THE COMMUNITY Hawaii Open Data has organized several events that have brought together government officials, business leaders, entrepreneurs, independent developers, media makers, and creatives, from keyHawaii Open Data is proud to be among the stakeholders to average citizens. This diverse and engaged mix of collaborators have driven theeight local nonprofits to receive funding inthe third and final round of the Hawaii open data movement forward throughout our island community.Community Foundation’s IslandInnovation Fund. Over $1.36 million hasbeen awarded to 15 organizations in thefund program, which was established in2010 as part of a $50 million commitmentfrom Pam and Pierre Omidyar. A Landmark Year for Open Data CityCamp Honolulu in December 2011 was the first local civic unconference, which allowed citizens and government to interact in a collaborative environment. Ten projects were born there. In January 2012, we organized the first Civic Hackathon that brought together teams of local developers to Over 100 participants gathered The distinguished panel of judges generate ideas and do rapid prototyping of six apps. February for the first-ever CityCamp. at the Honolulu Hackathon. brought the 5th annual Unconferenz, which introduced theHawaii Open Data’s non-profit fiscal sponsor Code for America Honolulu fellows who were in town to workis Interisland Terminal, a Honolulu-based with the city government and the community to develop apps tonon-profit organization dedicated to present serve citizens. Ignite STEM came in March as part of aprograms in contemporary art, design and broader STEM Week program, highlighting cutting-edge science,film, and to advance the role of the arts in technology, engineering and math projects in Hawaii. In April, theinnovation. Since its inception, Interisland winning hackathon app was featured in Geeks On Da Bus, inTerminal has been working to grow which contestants (including the mayor of Honolulu) raced torelationships between Honolulu’s creative Kakaako using the free app created to help riders of TheBus. Incommunity and its tech-sector. July, we were the featured presenter at the Wetware Pro-innovation public policy was Local experts made rapid-fire Wednesday networking mixer sponsored by the HTDC, a focus of the 5th Unconferenz. presentations at Ignite STEM. spreading the word of open data to Hawaii’s leading software We are also proud to work with: developers and system engineers. Later that month we organized City & County of Honolulu a Civic Write-a-Thon, in which city officials joined with community members to create an easy-to-use guide to city State of Hawaii Office of services called Honolulu Answers. And December brought Information Management & Technology HON*Celerator, which celebrated a full year of spectacular Hawaii Academy of Science progress in Hawaii with $10,000 in cash prizes for developers of the most useful and interesting apps based on open government Code for America data. It was the first in a series of dotCelerator events, which will Sunlight Foundation focus on accelerating innovation in specific verticals, including The Honolulu Answers Write-a- HON*Celerator capped off the Thon was featured on MSNBC. year, and set the stage for 2013. energy, health care, and disaster preparedness. Hacks/Hackers