Hawaii Open Data, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the adoption of open data/knowledge standards, #civictech, #civiccommons and the development of solutions capitalizing on open data in Hawaii. We focus on helping organizations leverage data as an asset.
We accomplish this through education and 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 focus areas include research, best practices, tech policy community building and civic engagement. To accelerate innovation in civic tech we’re successful in planning, promoting, and executing workshops and conferences, most notably: