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NASA Space Apps Challenge Selects Honolulu as a Host City for Global Hackathon

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NASA Space Apps Challenge Selects Honolulu as a Host City for Global Hackathon

Time: April 22, 2016 at 4pm to April 24, 2016 at 5pm
Location: Manoa Innovation Center
Street: Manoa Innovation Center, 2800 Woodlawn Dr.,
City/Town: Honolulu
Website or Map: https://2016.spaceappschallen…
Event Type: hackathon
Organized By: Spencer Toyama, Sudokrew
Latest Activity: Mar 31, 2016

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48-hour event sponsored by consortium of Hawai‘i-based technology companies

HONOLULU, HI —One of the largest hackathons in the known universe is touching down in Hawai‘i on April 22nd with the NASA Space Apps Challenge, sponsored by a consortium of local technology companies; DevLeague, Sudokrew Solutions, Ikayzo, Goma Games, and HTDC. While most hackathons focus on coding, the NASA Space Apps Challenge is designed to bring together all passionate problem solvers to create solutions with a global impact. This 48-hour event will be open to designers, artists, makers, coders, engineers, and storytellers of any age or discipline.

“We are thrilled to be able to bring a world class event like this to Honolulu. The NASA Space Apps Challenge was of particular interest to us because the event focuses on a more comprehensive STEM audience, bringing together the innovation sector as a whole and looking at solutions of truly global proportions. We hope the event will continue to grow in coming years as this is will be the first of an annual series and we are excited to partner with other organizations in the community, across many different sectors.” said Jason Sewell, co-founder of DevLeague.

Honolulu will be one of 128 host cities spanning the globe for this 48-hour event, with an event kick-off on Friday, April 22nd at the Manoa Innovation Center at 4 pm. This free event is open to the public, though space is limited to the first 70 registrants.

When:

Starts April 22 at 4:00 PM

Ends April 24 at 5:00 PM

Where:

Manoa Innovation Center, 2800 Woodlawn Dr., Honolulu, HI 96822

Registration:

https://2016.spaceappschallenge.org/

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