After the headlines, Bruce Kim from UserLink tells us about an upcoming iPhone Developers Meetup. Then, Allen Allison from the Bishop Museum will join us to talk about discovering new species and the biodiversity of New Guinea.
After the headlines, Bob Furukawa and a student from Aikahi Elementary School will join us to tell us about the upcoming First LEGO League Robotics competition. Then, David Clements from Hawaii Biotech and Bruce Stevenson from the Pacific Health Research Institute will join us to talk about biomedical research and life sciences development in Hawaii.
After the headlines, Jay Fidel from Think Tech Hawaii tells us about an upcoming tech event called Rebuilding in 2010. We then talk to Les Iczkovitz and Nalani Manwarring from Laser Energy Works about low-level laser treatments for pain relief and non-invasive body sculpting. This show was broadcast during the fall pledge drive, and is therefore abbreviated.
After the headlines, we’re joined by Francios Rogers from the Blue Planet Foundation to talk about the Blue Line Project. We then talk to Benny Ron from UH and Glenn Martinez from Olomana Gardens about Aquaculture and Aquaponics. This show was broadcast during the fall pledge drive, and is therefore abbreviated.
After the headlines, Robert Hirokawa from the Department of Health tells us about the Hawaii Health Matters dashboard. Then, Greg Kim from Virtual Law Partners and Jonathan Roberts from the UH Office of Technology Transfer and Economic Development (OTTED) will join us to talk about intellectual property.
In the News:
- NASA shifts its sights from small crater to the large crater next door – NASA has changed the target for its Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or “LCROSS,” mission, in which the LCROSS probe and it’s spent rocket will be crashed into the moon next Friday.
- National Science Foundation awards $23 million to UH for EPSCoR program – The National Science Foundation last week awarded $23 million in two grants to the University of Hawaii.
- UH Mānoa’s Library and Information Science Program receives $249,918 grant – The Library and Information Science Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa has received a National Leadership grant of nearly $250,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a project entitled, “Pathways to Excellence and Achievement in Research and Learning (PEARL).”
- Hoku and Tianwei Announce Financing Agreement – Hoku Scientific, a Hawaii-based tech firm that bet big on the polysilicon manufacturing business, announced yesterday that one of its largest customers has taken a controlling interest in the company.
After the headlines, Vu Bui of The Bui Brothers tells us about a “Photo Fusion” workshop. Then, Jared Kuroiwa of KGMB9 joins us to discuss how technology and social media are transforming the television newsroom.
In the News:
- Hawaii Health Matters – A new website has been launched to provide current, varied information about the health of our island community.
- UH Mānoa’s IfA announces world’s largest-ever meeting of astronomers – The world’s largest meeting of professional astronomers is coming to Hawaii.
- Introduced Japanese white-eyes pose major threat to Hawaii’s native and endangered birds – A recent increase in the numbers of Japanese white-eyes (majiro) that live in old-growth forests is beginning to threaten native species.
- Cellphones and iPods go to the field to help study nature – Scientists are turning their attention away from specialized, customized equipment, and looking toward the increasing prevalence of cellphones and iPods as a way to usher in a new era of environmental monitoring in remote places.
After the headlines, we talk with Lisa Gibson from the Hawaii Science and Technology Council to tell us about an upcoming tax workshop for high tech companies. Finally, Russ Ogi from Rapid Technology and Sherilyn Lau from the Hawaii State Department of Education join us to talk about 3-D printing and rapid prototyping.
And now the News:
- Scientists report adulthood body size associated with cancer risk: A team of scientists led by an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Cancer Research Center of Hawaii has reported that body mass in younger and older adulthood, and weight gain between these life periods, may influence a man’s risk for prostate cancer.
- NASA’s LCROSS Reveals Target Crater for Lunar South Pole Impacts: NASA has selected a final destination for its Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, after a journey of nearly 5.6 million miles that included several orbits around Earth and the moon.
- Most Distant Supermassive Black Hole: University of Hawaii astronomer Dr. Tomotsugu Goto and colleagues have discovered a giant galaxy surrounding the most distant black hole ever found.
- Hawaii researchers explore previously unseen coral: Scientists over the past month explored coral reefs in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands that until recently were considered too deep for scuba divers to reach.