We start the hour with the local tech calendar, with two guests here to tell us about upcoming events. Mike Shanahan from Bishop Museum is back to tell us about a new planetarium show called Eyes on Island Earth. Then our good friend Forest Frizzell is here from the Purple Maia Foundation to tell us about the Purple Prize, and Saturday’s launch. Finally, we’ll talk to Robbie Melton from the High Tech Development CorporationÂ and Luis Salevaria from the Department of Business, Economic Development & TourismÂ about where the local tech agenda stands following the 2016 Legislative session.
We start the hour hearing about a couple of upcoming events. First, Ryan (Sal) Salcido is here to tell us about an upcoming Hawaii Drone Academy summer classes and Drone Racer X. Then we have Meli James from HVCA here to tell us about the next HVCA monthly luncheon called State of the Startup Investment Industry in Hawaii. Finally, we’ll talk to Dennis Furukawa from Real Green Power and Connie Mitchell from the Institute for Human Services about leveraging tech for homelessness.
We start the hour by featuring a couple of upcoming events. First, Danielle Miller from Maui calls in to tell us about an upcoming Social Media School workshop on the Valley Island. Then Lauren Kaupp from the AAUW-Honolulu will tell us about the next Tech Savvy event coming up at Hawaii Pacific University. Finally, we’ll talk to Jacqueline Keane, Roy Gal and Olivier Hainaut from the Institute for Astronomy about a cold rocky comet called C/2014 S3 (PANSTARRS).
We start the hour hearing about a couple of upcoming events. First, Frank De Rego from the Maui Economic Development Board calls in to tell us about their upcoming Hawaii STEM Conference and the next Startup Weekend Maui. Then Andy Goshorn from the Coast Guard will bring us up to date on the Mate ROV underwater robotics competition.
Finally, we’ll talk to Dave Gulko and Norton Chan from the Anuenue Fisheries Research Center about their coral restoration nursery.