Episode 712: PICHTR Climate Grants Accelerator + Design Thinking – April 20, 2022

Photo (l:r) Veronica Rocha, Keith Hayashi, Ian Kitajima

First up, we have Veronica Rocha, program manager from the Pacific International Center for High Tech Research (PICHTR) to tell us about their Climate Grants Accelerator.

Then, we are joined by Keith Hayashi, Interim Superintendent at the Dept of Education and Ian Kitajima, Tech Sherpa at Oceanit, to learn about the upcoming Design Thinking Summer Bootcamp.

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Episode 712: PICHTR Climate Grants Accelerator + Design Thinking – April 20, 2022

Episode 711: XLR8HI preX & Bitcoin Mining – April 13, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Tarik Sultan, Bridget Thorpe, Nathaniel Harmon

First up, we have Tarik Sultan from Sultan Ventures and Bridget Thorpe, founder & CEO of Solvae and recent preX alumni to tell us about the upcoming XLR8HI pre-Accelerator program.

Then we are joined by Nathaniel Harmon, Founder and CEO of Blockchain Solutions Hawaii and we talking about cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin mining and digital currency bills HB2108 and SB3025.

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pisode 711: XLR8HI preX & Bitcoin Mining – April 13, 2022

Episode 710: Nalukai Academy Summer Bootcamp – April 6, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Cami Nakagawa, David Clarke

During this special membership campaign edition, we have Nalukai Academy Executive Director, David Clarke, and Nalukai Academy ’21 alum Cami Nakagawa here to talk about the upcoming Nalukai Academy Summer Bootcamp. Applications are being accepted.

During our live broadcast, the phone lines are reserved for your show of support. We are looking for new members so if you enjoy our weekly tech talks, we hope you’ll consider supporting the great, original, local programming here on Hawaii Public Radio. You can show your support by going to HawaiiPublicRadio.org or calling 888-536-4700 to become a member.

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Episode 710: Nalukai Academy Summer Bootcamp – April 6, 2022

Episode 708: TRUE Initiative + Hyperspective on the Metaverse – March 23, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Leilani Farinas, Trisha Goya, Ailin John, Todd Robertson

Before we get to our show guests, I want to let you know about an upcoming webinar. ThinkTech Hawaii’s hosting a free webinar called BEYOND UKRAINE, BURNING GLOBAL ISSUES on some of the burning issues in six continents around the world. This webinar is scheduled for 10:00 am Hawaii time April 1, 2022. Register at thinktechhawaii.com

Next we have Leilani Farinas, Exec Director of the TRUE Initiative along with Trisha Goya, Director, IT Client Services and Ailin John, Senior Manager, IT Client Solutions, both from HMSA, to tell us about an upcoming event coming up on March 31st, called Achieving Data Accuracy, Agility and Speed Through Workflow Automation.

Then, we are joined by Todd Robertson, President & CEO of Hyperspective, learn about the metaverse and what it means to content creators here in Hawaii.

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Episode 708: TRUE Initiative + Hyperspective on the Metaverse – March 23, 2022

Episode 707: Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship – March 16, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Sandra Fujiyama

This week weʻll jump right into our conversation about the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship and the projects they are involved. Sandra Fujiyama, Executive Director of PACE joins us to talk about her recent selection as Executive Director, Entrepreneurship Live, the Calvin Shindo Student Venture Funds, as well as PACE projects for 2022, like RISE, Residence for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs.

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Episode 707: Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship – March 16, 2022

Episode 706: Oceanit Assure 100 + Feather Fuels – March 9, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Pat Sullivan, Ikaika Hussey

First up, we have Pat Sullivan, Founder and CEO of Oceanit, author of Intellectual Anarchy, here to give us the latest update on the rapid Covid test, Assure 100. We also get an update on the latest Omicron variant BA.2.

Then, we are joined by Ikaika Hussey, learn about direct air capture, the technology to convert atmospheric CO2 to jet fuel and his startup Feather Fuels.

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Episode 706: Oceanit Assure 100 + Feather Fuels – March 9, 2022

Episode 705: Blue Startups + Water Cremation – March 2, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Chenoa Farnsworth, Dean fisher, Dr. Pono Ledford

First up, we have Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups on the show to talk about the Getting To Know Blue: A Weekly Webinar Series.

Then, we are joined by Dean Fisher and Dr Pono Ledford, learn about the technology behind water cremation and measures like SB2828 moving through the legislature. Contact Aloha Mortuary for more information.

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Episode 705: Blue Startups + Water Cremation – March 2, 2022

Episode 704: Foundations of Aloha + Movers & Shakas – Feb 23, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Miki Tomita, Nicole Lim, Bryce Barich

First up, we have Miki Tomita from Education Incubator on the show to talk about the next Foundations of Aloha cohort 14 currently underway.

Then, we are joined by Nicole Lim from Movers and Shakas and Bryce Barich from Sony Pictures Studio, here to tell us about the Movers and Shakas, working with Nimbus AI, and the Hawaii Talent Onboarding Program.

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Episode 704: Foundations of Aloha + Movers & Shakas – Feb 23, 2022

Episode 703: Nalu Scientific + HVCA Entrepreneur Award – Feb 16, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Isar Mostafanezhad, Meli James, Brian Glazer, Assof Karmon

First up, Blue Startups is hosting a virtual Founder Mixer and Cohort 14 Info Session on February 17 – if you or you know a prospective applicant you can invite them to this event.

Next we talk to Isar Mostafanezhad from Nalu Scientific about their new distribution deal they just signed with CAEN Technologies.

Then, we are joined by Meli James from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association along with Assaf Karmon, Co-founder, TurnoverBnB and Brian Glazer, Co-founder, Hohonu, Inc., here to tell us about the upcoming Entrepreneur Awards. You can catch the Entrepreneur Awards on March 1st on KGMB at 9:00pm HST.

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Episode 703: Nalu Scientific + HVCA Entrepreneur Award – Feb 16, 2022

Episode 702: Pathway 2 Purpose + TRUE Initiative & ClimbHi – Feb 9, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Mary Wenstrom, Ian Kitajima, Leilani Farinas, Julie Morikawa

First up, I invited Mary Wenstrom from the Hawaii Technology Academy and Ian Kitajima from Oceanit on the show to talk about Pathway to Purpose and the Pilina Education Alliance.

Then, we are joined by Leilani Farinas, the new Executive Director of the TRUE Initiative and Julie Morikawa, President of ClimbHI, here to tell us about their partnership and the TRUE Initiative in 2022.

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Episode 702: Pathway 2 Purpose + TRUE Initiative & ClimbHi – Feb 9, 2022