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July 29, 2015 Meeting Minutes

Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Box Jelly
Attendees: Burt Lum, Ryan Kanno, Jazlyn, Jackie, Kathleen Luschek, Billy Meinke, Carlie Fogleman, Willie Fatafehi, Nikki Manuel, Truong Tran, John Johnson, Stephan Fitzpatrick, Aaron Kagawa, Chalmer Lowe, Russell Vea, Nicole Hori, Kit Zulueta


  • Biggest turn-out yet - lots of introductions, lots of catch-up on the status of CfH
  • We're an official brigade!
  • Now on to finding projects
  • Let's look to others for examples
  • One is (project out of NYC)
  • Look to the Midwest and the South for similar scope of projects
  • Perhaps do Google Hangouts w/other brigade captains?
  • Important to find a gov partner to collaborate with, so we're all on the same page. (Not looking for funding.)
  • It's less a competition of making the best app out there, and more, how can we provide best info to citizens
  • Find a project/cause you're passionate about and use data to improve it
  • -OR-
  • Find data available and get an idea for a project/cause that can be improved
  • (But where is this data?)
  • We want to be the go-to spot for all things data in Hawaii. Let's make that happen.
  • We should be the ones telling the Hawaii civic tech story
  • Work on projects you're passionate about and use CfH as your umbrella

Action Items:

  • Stephan is Pizza Wrangler
  • Everyone needs to take initiative. Check out the trello board and snag a task.
  • Billy will contact peeps in Oakland about speaking about local civic hacking there
  • Potentially be a speaker at a future Wet Ware? (We're interesting and drink beer.)
  • Brainstorm ideas for next hackathon
  • Next meeting is August 26th. Be there and be square.
meetings/2015-07-29.txt · Last modified: 2015/07/31 07:54 by kluschek