[Talk-us] [Imports] Maui County

Martijn van Exel m at rtijn.org
Fri Sep 12 16:05:58 UTC 2014

Hi Peter,

Thanks for getting in touch. Clifford and Frederik already made good
points, and I have little to add except perhaps also subscribe to talk-us,
which is where most U.S. based mappers communicate. I do not know (of) any
HI based mappers off the top of my head, but if there are any, they may
hang out there - or folks who know them.

Another tip is to search meetup.com for local groups that have an interest
in geo / mapping.

You can subscribe to talk-us here: http://lists.osm.org/listinfo/talk-us -
I will cc this message there.


On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 5:28 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> Peter,
> On 09/12/2014 12:10 AM, Peter Gehring wrote:
> > I don't see a Hawaii user group, so I am posting here
> It's definitely worth checking if there are mappers in Hawaii and how to
> contact them. A static data import without people on the ground who
> actually work with is nice to look at, but has is only a fraction of the
> value compared to one that is actively embraced, checked, improved by
> local mappers with knowledge of the place.
> I don't have any Hawaii contacts but places to check (apart from the
> lists which you have already looked at) might be the forum at
> forum.openstreetmap.org, and in some areas OSMers even organise around a
> facebook group. Or browse to http://resultmaps.neis-one.org/oooc to get
> an idea of where mappers are on Hawaii. If you could gather a few of
> these people to advise and help you with an import, that would certainly
> be worth the effort. They might even buy you a beer ;)
> Bye
> Frederik
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