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.
Month: October 2009
Episode 61: Aquaculture and Aquaponics (Oct. 14, 2009)
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.
Episode 60: Intellectual Property (Oct. 7, 2009)
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.
Episode 59: Social Media in the Military (Sept. 30, 2009)
After the headlines, Bee Leng Chua talks about her new role at HiBeam. Then, Capt. Jeff Breslau and Lt. Commander Chuck Bell from PACOM join us to talk about social media in the military.
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 MÄnoa’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, â€œPathways to Excellence and Achievement in Research and Learning (PEARL).â€
- 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.