This week we’ll jump right into our conversation about E-Hawk. We welcome Martin Emde, ʻIolani School Sullivan Center Project Engineer and Mariko Storey, recent graduate, now a sophomore at Princeton University. Theyʻre both here to tell us about building the E-Hawk an electric powered glider aircraft.
Then, we are joined by Omar Sultan from XLR8HI and he brought a few guest companies, Akiko White, Owner of Aloha Bites, Dallas Stewart, CEO & CFO of Better Jerky Co and Tanya Fernandez, Co-Founder of Vivia Cares, Inc. and theyʻre here to tell us about the preX program.
Then, we are joined by Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups and she brought a couple a guest companies, Karyn Nolan of Mappy and Stephanie Palacios of Bonda and theyʻre here to tell us about startup life and Blue Startups cohort 14.
Then, we are joined by Kelly Ueoka from Pacxa and JJ Nanquil, Esports Consultant & Coach for TRUE here to tell us about eSports at the Waipahu Public Library. Sign up here for more info on the Waipahu eSports Lab.
Then, we are joined by Gwen Jacobs, Co-Director of the Hawai‘i Data Science Institute and Director of Cyber Infrastructure and Phil Johnson Professor of Information and Computer Science to talk about a new EPSCoR project from the National Science Foundation to leverage data science to better prepare for climate resilience.
This week we jump right into our conversation about the growing interest in Amazon Web Services and the cloud. We welcome Leilani Farinas from the TRUE Initiative, Christine Sakuda from Transform Hawaii Government and Eddie Ontai from DataHouse and we talk about Amazon Web Services, the Cloud Innovation Summit (happening on July 28, 2022) and migrating to the cloud.
On todayʻs show I welcome The Brewz, Chaz Umamoto (formerly of Streetlight Cadence), and songwriter, producer, Josh Stephens. They join me to talk about their new album Good Catch and the tech involved with recording during the Covid years.
Episode 723: The Brewz – July 6, 2022
First up, we have Cindy Knapman to tell us about the latest happenings with the Sea Grant Program. We talk about their strategic plan update and a survey you can participate in. Deadline for the survey is June 30, 2022.
Then, we are joined by Jeff Decker, Program Director of Hacking for Defense (based at Stanford University), Gloria Choo who is part of the National Security Innovation Network and Jeff Hui who is the instructor of the Hacking for Defense ENGR401 course. Check out the Stanford Hacking for Defense Substack.
Before we get started I want to let you know about a webinar about broadband and digital equity organized by the University of Hawaii. It is a chance to learn about the federal programs that are rolling out to the states. The webinar takes place tomorrow Thursday at 1:30pm on zoom. Go to https://www.hawaii.edu/broadband/events/ for more info.
Then we are joined by Susan Kreifels manager of the East-West Center’s journalism exchange programs, Glenn van Zutphen who is a career international journalist and the founder of VanMedia Group, and Derek Ferrar news content and press outreach for the East-West Center. We talk about the current state of journalism and the upcoming conference: Connecting in a Zero-Trust World.
This week weʻll jump right into our conversation about what enables the Internet in Hawaii. I welcome from Cliff Miyake, VP of Business Development from Ocean Networks, here to talk about a recent contract to design key strategic infrastructure for enabling Hawaii’s internet.