Episode 535: Sree on Social Media and Aloha ʻĀina Cities – Nov 28, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Niegel Rozet, Sree Sreenivasan

First, we hear from Sree Sreenivasan, digital media expert in residence at Shangri-La to talk about social impacts of social media both good and bad. Sreeʻs workshop: Social and Digital Media for Creatives is Thursday, Nov 29th. You can also join Sreeʻs Advanced Social Media Group on Facebook here.

Then, we hear from Kamu Enos and Niegel Rozel about Aloha ʻĀina and the concept of urban ʻāina and decolonizing cities. We also learn about an urban kalo loi right below Pearlridge Shopping Center.

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Episode 534: @XLR8UH and Blockchain for Agriculture – Nov 21, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Omar Sultan, Axel Hollanda

Happy Thanksgiving! First, we hear from Omar Sultan, partner at Sultan Ventures to talk about the next XLR8UH cohort 6 open application. The deadline for submitting your application is extended to Monday, November 26.

Then, Omar joins Axel Hollanda from Smart Yields to discuss the opportunity leverage blockchain in agriculture. We also talk about the upcoming IEEE Blockchain for Agriculture Forum. Sign up with these promo codes and get a great discount: FARM18 and YP2018.

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Episode 533: Hawaii Venture Capital and the Aquaculture Accelerator – Nov 14, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Donavan Kealoha, Greg Barbour

First, we talk about the next XLR8UH cohort 6 call for applications, then we hear from Donavan Kealoha from Startup Capital Ventures who’s here to tell us about the newly released “Venture Capital In Hawaii 2010 to 2018” report. Finally, we hear from Greg Barbour from the Natural Energy Lab of Hawaii, to tell us about the new partnership and aquaculture accelerator RFI.

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Episode 532: Project Jupyter Hackathon and HECo Smart Sensors

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Rodney Chong, Chalmer Lowe

First, we hear from Chalmer Lowe from Booz Allen and he’s here to tell us about the Project Jupyter Hackathon. Then, we hear from Rodney Chong, Director of Grid Modernization at Hawaiian Electric who’s here to tell us about smart sensors and the making of a smart city. We also talk about the transfer of the joint pole arrangement from Hawaiian Telcom to Hawaiian Electric to vastly improve pole attachment opportunities.

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