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EV Stations Hawaii Wins Best Energy Mobile Application

Award IconHONOLULU — For the second consecutive year, EV Stations Hawaii has been awarded the title of Best Energy Mobile Application by the Web Marketing Association in its annual MobileWebAwards competition.

In 2012, the Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) partnered with the Hawaii Information Consortium, LLC (HIC) and Honolulu Clean Cities (HCC) to create and release EV Stations Hawaii to Apple and Android mobile device users. The mobile application is designed to reduce range anxiety for electric vehicle (EV) drivers by providing EV charging station locations and mapping directions across all four Hawaii counties. In early 2014, HSEO, HIC and HCC reunited to redesign and rerelease the mobile app in June 2014.

The Web Marketing Association announced the winners for the 3rd annual MobileWebAwards Competition on Thursday December 11. The Competition is judged by experienced, objective professionals with an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-art in mobile web development, design, and marketing according to a predefined set of criteria.

EV Stations Hawaii is free and available for users to download on iTunes and Google Play, or by navigating to energy.ehawaii.gov/ev using their mobile browser.

About Honolulu Clean Cities

Honolulu Clean Cities (honolulucleancities.org) is a coalition of government and transportation industry stakeholders coordinated by Blue Planet Foundation designed to achieve a cleaner environment in Hawaii by supporting local actions to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector. The Clean Cities program is a national alternative fuel/advanced technology deployment program administered by U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Vehicle Technologies Program.

About eHawaii.gov

Hawaii’s official Internet portal, https://portal.ehawaii.gov, is managed by Hawaii Information Consortium, LLC, a Hawaii corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of eGovernment firm, NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV).  Hawaii Information Consortium partners with state agencies to bring more state business online and improve public access to government information.

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation’s leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company’s innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” five times, most recently ranked at No.11 (2013), and the company has been included four times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at egov.com.

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Contact

Russell Castagnaro
eHawaii.gov
808-695-4615
russell@ehawaii.gov

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