Hawaii Open Data, Inc. is a 501(c)3 public charitable organization dedicated to advancing the adoption of open data/API standards and the development of solutions capitalizing on open data in Hawaii. We focus on improving data accessibility and integrity in support of public/private collaboration, government transparency, and civic engagement. Our interest in data includes government datasets but extends into the fields of technology, energy, health, education, media, science, labor, agriculture, economic development, and the environment.
The organization’s core competencies include project management, marketing, outreach, education, event planning, and community building. We’ve been successful in planning, promoting, and executing workshops and conferences, most notably a CityCamp Honolulu, Unconferenz, Hack to the Future, Hon*Celerator, Honolulu Write-a-thon, Civic*Celerator, Code Across, IconLocal, National Day of Civic Hacking, and others.