This week we get right into our conversation and talk about the flight of E-Hawk, the electric powered glider. I welcome back to the show, Martin Emde, Instructor at Iolani High School who is here to tell us about the construction, first flight at Dillingham Airfield and what’s next for E-Hawk.
Then, we are joined by Leah Laramee, the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation Coordinator and Brad Romine from the Pacific Islands Climate Adaptation Science Center (PI-CASC) here to talk about the recent Hawaii Climate Week.
This week weʻll look into our crystal ball and take a look at what is in store for 2023. For that perspective, I welcome the official Executive Director of Hawaii Technology Development Corporation, Len Higashi.
This week we jump right into conversation with Doug Murdock, State of Hawaii’s Chief Information Officer from the Office of Enterprise Technology Services and take a retrospective look IT modernization in government during 2022.
This week get right into conversation and talk to the team that took first place in the high school category at the recent 7th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge. And with that I’d like to welcome Brix Kozuki from Punahou and Joshua Li from University Lab School, who took 1st place in the Lo Code/No Code category at the HACC.
First up, we’ll talk to Robert Jedicke from the Institute for Astronomy about the latest Honolulu Science Cafe event coming up on Dec 20th featuring Monique Chyba a her talk on Pandemic Modeling Gone Viral. RSVP here.
Then, we are joined by Laura Arcibal, the new Federal Program Officer for the NTIA and Kaala Souza, digital equity consultant, to talk about the federal programs that are instrumental in building out broadband access, digital equity and Internet for All.
During this special membership campaign edition, we have favorite gadget geeks and weʻre here to help fill out your holiday shopping list. I welcome our favorite gadget Geeks, Ian Kitajima, tech sherpa and Paul Lawler, IT consultant to Bytemarks Cafe. Here is a list of the products we talked about:
- 1Zpresso manual coffee grinder
- Clever Coffee Dripper
- Hario V60 Drip Coffee Decanter
- Apexstone Coffee Scale
- iPhone 14 Pro Max
- Meta (Oculus) Quest 2 Titles: Beat Saber, Moss, Walkabout Minigolf
- Clear Ice Cube Maker
First up, Issa Moffett (she/them), Broadband Mapping Project Manager for Hawaii County, joins me to announce Hawaii Countyʻs broadband page and the launch of the FCC new and improved National Broadband Maps. Please check out the map for your area and report any issues here.
This week letʻs get right into our conversation and talk about the latest at Hawaii Sea Grant. I welcome Dr. Beth Lenz, Assistant Director for Diversity and Community Engagement at Hawaii Sea Grant and artist Sheanae Tam to talk about Science by the Sea, Limu Love, and the art show ResilienSEA: a Celebration of Science, Education and Art.