City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii Goes Mobile

Apps Collection Released by City and County of Honolulu

The city and county of Honolulu announced that it has released new cell phone apps that were developed by government employees and citizens. There are 11 in total that can be downloaded now and the apps cover a variety of topics that would be useful to residents and visitors to Oahu. Some of the apps are more general and would be helpful to users anywhere .  The director of the Department of Information Technology, Gordon Bruce, announced that there will be more apps coming very soon.

Kokua Traffic

  One of the featured apps on the Honolulu government website is the Kokua Traffic app. This free app presents users with a map of Oahu which displays real-time traffic updates from the city and county. Users can also drop pins on the map to give other users a heads up for what to expect, and how far they might be from the delay.

Festivals of Hawaii

  The Festivals of Hawaii app lets users access information about what’s going on around the islands. The app includes things such as Hawaiian music festivals, Film festivals, Canoe races, and much more.  This is a great app for local residents as well as people planning their vacation to Hawaii. What better way to spend your vacation than to celebrate Hawaii at one of the many festivals that happen throughout the year.

Tripit

Tripit is an app that is made for travelers. With this app you can organize your vacation by forwarding your confirmation emails to your app, where it then adds to your itinerary for your trip. Keeping yourself organized for your vacation or business trip will be a breeze from now on.  You can also let the app retrieve your confirmation emails from your Gmail or other Google apps.

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