Past Event – 2017

2017 HACC Challenges & Resources

Department of Health EAL Surfer
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Grant Data
DBEDT LUC Information Intake
Attorney General Mobile HRS
DCCA Broadband MapIT
Aloha+ Challenge Data Visualizer
Office of Elections Volunteer Scheduler
University of Hawai’i Building Locator

HACC 2017 Replays

HACC Kickoff

Saturday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
East-West Center, Keoni Auditorium

HACC Checkin #1

Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Manoa Innovation Center

HACC Judging and Awards
(a.k.a. “Demo Day”)

Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
East-West Center, Keoni Auditorium

Congratulations to the Winners!

The 2nd Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) culminated on Sept. 23, 2017, at the East-West Center, as Gov. David Ige welcomed a total of 20 community teams who presented innovative solutions to various state challenges. Congratulations to this year’s winners and mahalo to all participants for making the event a success.The month-long HACC kicked off on Aug. 26, at the East-West Center, Keoni Auditorium, with hundreds of computer programmers, software developers, and tech-minded innovators accepting the State of Hawaii’s challenge to lend their collective creativity toward improving state government. Community teams returned for the HACC Judging and Awards (a.k.a. Demo Day) on Sept. 23.

Team Love Milk Tea

First Place


Team Fidget SpinnersSecond Place
Team Progress BarsThird Place
Team No InternetTop High School Team
Team ArchiTechsTop College Team

Certificates of award were also presented to community teams “pcotg-v2” (Peaceful Citizens of the Galaxy, Version 2) and “PoweredByRamen,” as well as high school teams “J.E.S.S.” (Kamehameha School Kapalama), “Na Koa” (Kamehameha School Maui), and “Furious-Five” (Punahou School).


HACC 2017 Demo Day Photo Album

Media Highlights





David Ige Picture
State of Hawaii
Governor David Ige

“Innovation is not just a technological phenomenon. It crosses all industries, including agriculture, fashion, ‘media and design,’ clean energy, and healthcare. It creates good paying jobs that keep our best and brightest here where we need them.”

Todd-Nacapuy Picture
Chief Innovation Officer
State of Hawaii
Todd Nacapuy

“I’m looking for modern apps that make interacting with the public innovative and fun.”

Senator Glenn Wakai Picture
State of Hawaii
Senator Glenn Wakai

“The reinvention of government will depend heavily on improvements to our technology infrastructure. The State needs to create processes that are Fresh, Fast, and Friendly. Tomorrow’s apps are key to giving us a government that is innovative, productive, and accountable.”



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