Ryan


About Ryan

Ryan has been an advocate for open data policies and practices since studying and practicing journalism at the University of Hawaii, and in the years since as an independent publisher and blogger. He set up the Hawaii Open Data Project in 2011, prior to co-founding the non-profit Hawaii Open Data the following year.




The state Office of Information Management & Technology was featured last night on Bytemarks Cafe on Hawaii Public Radio. The accomplishments, challenges, and future vision of the OIMT were explored with Sonny Bhagowalia, the governor’s new Chief Advisor for Technology and Cyber-Security, and Keone Kali, who is succeeding Bhagowalia as the state’s Chief […]

Bhagowalia: “It Belongs to the People of Hawaii”



Open data efforts also backed by the Hawaii Community Foundation HONOLULU, HI (AUGUST 10, 2012) — Honolulu’s next mayor has vowed to clear the way for more apps, greater access to government information, and stronger citizen engagement. All three candidates — Mayor Peter Carlisle, former mayor Kirk Caldwell, and former […]

Mayor Carlisle, Caldwell, Cayetano agree on need for greater transparency


Honolulu Answers
From Code for America Honolulu: Have you ever gotten lost on a government website, or been confused about how it’s organized? We have. So we’re launching a new website for Honolulu citizens that’s simple, clean, and resident-focused. Honolulu Answers will be as easy to use and accessible as asking a […]

Honolulu Answers ‘Write-A-Thon’ on Saturday


http://wetwarewednesday.eventbrite.com/
The next “WetWare Wednesday” networking event, organized by the High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC), will feature City & County of Honolulu Deputy Director of Information Technology Forest Frizzell and State of Hawaii Chief Information Officer Sonny Bhagowalia. The theme is: “Hawaii Open Data – All Access,” and Hawaii Open Data will […]

Open Data Featured at Wetware Wednesday




Socrata Slide by Burt Lum
Cam Caldwell (@CamLCaldwell), Global Account Manager for Socrata, presented “Open Data: Hawaii Style” today to officials with the state of Hawaii and the City & County of Honolulu. Both the state and city hope to leverage the company’s platform to make it easier for government to publish information, and for citizens […]

Open Data: Hawaii Style


Honolulu 311
This morning on KITV4, Honolulu’s ABC affiliate, Yasmin Dar interviewed Gordon Bruce, Chief Information Officer of the City & Honolulu, and Forest Frizzell, the city’s deputy director of IT, about the new “Honolulu 311” app for both iOS and Android smartphones. Check out the interview at KITV.com and click the […]

KITV Features ‘Honolulu 311’