Ideas

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On May 28 participants gathered for the Purple Prize Launch Day, where they were asked to share their ideas and spend the afternoon in breakout sessions discussing them. Ideas tended to cluster around issues relating to water and the ocean, waste, food, mapping, moonphases, storytelling, and data. If you are looking for a starting point, check out the ideas below.

1. Wai

  • SMS system for sewer system when stormwater is flowing in
  • 10000 rain barrels, reduce flooding, water for plants, etc …
  • Water cycle: awareness and outreach. Red hill flume, visualization on water table …
  • Coralboat.org, coral reef bleaching awareness and outreach…

 

2. Ideas to mālama kupuna

  • Kupuna UI
  • Kupuna Gardens
    • Watch growers and gardens
    • Share knowledge

 

3. ʻIke Wearable

  • Ka Leo ʻĀina: wearable tech to cultivate technology and  ʻĀina
  • Virtual Museum:Create 3D content for virtual reality experience with …
  • Map customer demand, identify CSA locations

 

Interested in submitting a concept inspired by one of the ideas? Interested in joining a team to develop the concept? Join the contest.

4. Food

  • Adopt a tree
  • Planting guidance
  • Mapp food sourced (kalo, maiʻa, breadfruit, fish)
  • Map loʻi of auwai
  • App, community “open access” food trees, pick your own (waste avoidance)
  • Board & stone registry …

 

5. Moʻolelo (Stories) and Wahi Pana (Places)

 

6. Mahina

 

7. Mālama ʻĀina

  • Tracking metals of your electronic devices
  • Locally-based carbon offset (fly to vegas? Donate $10 to establishing on-island glass, recycle)
  • Bulky item day alert system – when you put out perfectly good furniture…
  • STENCILS “no dumping drains to ocean” is a technology

 

8. API-ify Hawaiian repositories of information

  • Make Hawaiian Data more accessible (Office of Hawaiian Affairs, others)

 

9. Policy

  • Use tourists to really connect this movement, eduction. Trvel 2 change, or eco tourism hawaii
  • New Bill: protect food trees. IT/Tech tools to track trees, create legislation or policy for change
  • Change the laws to support aina instead of liability logics
  • CHannel the power, money, of tourism. Mandate messages on flights, running to and from Hawaii.

 

Not numbered

  • “Use” tourists to really connect with this movement/education
    • Ecotourism…
    • Travel 2 change
  • New bill: protect food trees, IT/tech need… legislation policy=change
  • Change the laws to support ʻāina instead of liability logics
  • Channel the power and mana of tourism

 

Interested in submitting a concept inspired by one of the ideas? Interested in joining a team to develop the concept? Join the contest.