Episode 667: HiEDB & Telehealth in Libraries – June 9, 2021

Photo (l:r) Jacqui Hoover, Sylvia Mann, Stacey Aldridge, Christina Higa

First up, we have Jacqui Hoover from the Hawaii Island Economic Development Board, here to tell us about an upcoming event called The Telescopes, Windmills and the Military aside, Why are Native Hawaiians Really Protesting? happening on June 17, 2021.

Then, we are joined by Sylvia Mann from the Genomics Section of the Department of Health, Stacey Aldridge, Head Librarian at the Hawaii State Public Libraries, and Christina Higa, co-director of the Pacific Basic Telehealth Resource Center are here to tell us about a unique collaboration to offer telehealth services in the public libraries.

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Episode 667: HiEDB & Telehealth in Libraries – June 9, 2021

Episode 666: ALOHANet at 50 & EDA Grant to NELHA – June 2, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Song Choi, Wayne Murphy, Laurence Sombardier

First up, we have Song Choi from the College of Engineering here to tell us about an upcoming event called Spreading Aloha: ALOHAnet at 50 honoring EE Professor Norm Abramson.

Then, we are joined by Laurence Sombardier from NELHA and Wayne Murphy from HATCH, who are here to tell us about a recent grant award they got from the Economic Development Administration, the Incubator and the Innovation Studio.

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Episode 666: ALOHANet at 50 & EDA Grant to NELHA – June 2, 2021

Episode 665: Tardigrada: Claxtonia goni & International Collegiate Programming Contest – May 26, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Sam Gon III, Curt Powley, Brian Chalfant

First up, we have Sam Gon III Chief Scientist from the Nature Conservancy here to tell us about water bears (yes you heard me, water bears) and the new species called Claxtonia goni.

Then, we are joined by Professor Curt Powley and computer science graduate Brian Chalfant from Hawaii Pacific University, who are here to tell us about the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. Additional sites mentioned:

  1. The Pacific Northwest Region Programming Contest page: http://www.acmicpc-pacnw.org/ 
  2. Most popular site for solving problems to practice: https://open.kattis.com/

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Episode 665: Tardigrada: Claxtonia goni & International Collegiate Programming Contest – May 26, 2021

Episode 664: GEER & Overwatch League Tournament – May 19, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Phil Bossert, Kyler Tandal, Sky Kauweloa

First up, we have Phil Bossert from HAIS here to tell us about the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Innovation Fund Grant. Application deadline is June 4, 2021. Find out more on this factsheet and application process.

We are then joined by Sky Kauweloa from UH eSports Task Force and Kyler Tandal from EMP Live Designs, who are here to tell us about the 2021 Overwatch League Tournament that took place here in Hawaii. Follow the UH eSports activity here.

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Episode 664: GEER & Overwatch League Tournament – May 19, 2021

Episode 663: Mana Up + FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit – May 12, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Meli James, Laura Arcibal, Laura Kay Rand

First up, we have Meli James here to tell us about the upcoming virtual job fair happening on May 13, 2021 and latest ManaUp cohort.

Then, we are joined by Laura Arcibal from the Department of Health and Laura Kay Rand from the Hawaii Foodbank, who are here to tell us about the launch of the FCCʻs Emergency Broadband Benefit.

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Episode 663: Mana Up + FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit – May 12, 2021

Episode 662: Workshop Coworking + Video Livestreaming – May 5, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Vicki Stepanenko, Shawn “Doc Rock” Boyd, Kaʻala Souza

First up, we have Vicki Stepanenko here to tell us about the Workshop Coworking space in Waialua in the historic Waialua Sugar Mill. Find them also on Instagram.

Then, we are joined by Doc Rock and Kaala Souza both innovative entrepreneurs here to tell us about Ecamm software, video livestreaming and the gear to make you look like a pro. Check out Kaalaʻs Workforce Development channel and Doc on Facebook.

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Episode 662: Workshop Coworking + Video Livestreaming – May 5, 2021

Episode 661: HQ Hawaii Coworking + Nalukai Academy – April 28, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Yoko Hopson, Kea Clebsch, Aaron Schorn

First up, we have Yoko Hopson from HQ Hawaii here to tell us about their new coworking space in downtown Honolulu. Launching on May 1, 2021 you can also find them on Instagram.

Then, we are joined by Aaron Schorn from Nalukai Foundation and Kea Clebsch, a junior at Kealakehe High School to tell us about their 2021 Nalukai Academy Summer Bootcamp.

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Episode 661: HQ Hawaii Coworking + Nalukai Academy – April 28, 2021

Episode 660: Spark & Inspire + Elemental Excelerator – April 21, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, David Miyashiro, Jill Baldemor, Tiffany Huynh

First up, I want to let you know that Hawaii’s largest family-friendly STEM event returns in an exciting, free, interactive and virtual format on Saturday, April 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Ellison Onizuka Day of Exploration (ODE) presented by Hawaiian Electric is produced by The Boy Scouts of America, Aloha Council, and honors the legacy of Eagle Scout and Astronaut Ellison Onizuka. For more information and registration go to https://onizukaday.vfairs.com/

Next, we have David Miyashiro from Hawaii Kids Can and Jill Baldemor from Teach for America here to tell us about the upcoming on April 28 called Spark and Inspire event.

Then, we are joined by Tiffany Huynh, Director of External Affairs at Elemental Excelerator to talk about their 5-year plan and strategies to tackle the global climate crisis.

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Episode 660: Spark & Inspire + Elemental Excelerator – April 21, 2021

Episode 659: Social Impact Incubator Program Hawaii & Hawaii Lit – April 14, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Stephanie Shipton, Mary Moody, Krystal Meisel

During this special spring fund drive edition, we have Stephanie Shipton from Teach for America and Krystal Meisel and Mary Moody from Hawaii Lit, here to tell us about the Social Impact Incubator Program based at the Hub Coworking.

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Episode 659: SIIP Hawaii & Hawaii Lit – April 14, 2021

Episode 658: Online Learning and IT at the DOE – April 7, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Brook Conner

During this special fund drive edition, we have Brook Conner CIO at the Dept of Education, here to tell us about blend learning, tech in education and lessons learned during the pandemic.

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Episode 658: Online Learning and IT at the DOE – April 7, 2021