Episode 634: 5th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge – Oct 21, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Caroline Julian-Freitas, Christine Sakuda

During this special pledge drive edition, we have Christine Sakuda, Executive Director at Transform Hawaii Government and Caroline Julian-Freitas Public Information Officer at Enterprise Technology Services, on the show to tell us about the 5th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge. The HACC kickoff is on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 and you can sign up here.

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Episode 633: Gigerati + Temporary Resident Concept – Oct 14, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Brian Dote, Denise Yamaguchi, Jason Higa, Scott Murakami

First up, the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo’s Department of Physics and Astronomy is seeking a location for its new educational telescope to replace the one that was housed in its Maunakea Summit observatory. The new telescope will be used by students for training in modern astronomical observing techniques, developing skills in scientific research, as well as for communicating science to the general public. There is a virtual open house and UH Hilo Educational Telescope at Hale Pohaku is seeking your comments.

Then, we welcome Brian Dote, independent app developer and innovator, here to tell us about a new app for gig workers he and his partners have launched called Gigerati.

Next we welcome Denise Yamaguchi CEO and Founder of the Hawai‘i Ag & Culinary Alliance (dba, Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival), Jason Higa, Chief Executive Officer at Zippy’s and Scott Murakami, Economic Development Coordinator from DBEDT, to talk about a remote work initiative called the Temporary Resident Concept.

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Episode 632: PISCES WiSE + 3.5GHz Frequency Auction – Oct 7, 2020

Photo (l:r) Rodrigo Romo, Sean McLaughlin, Corey Shaffer

First up we have Rodrigo Romo, from the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems to tell us about the Women in Space Exploration talks happening this week, through October 10th.

Then we’re joined by Corey Shaffer from Verizon Wireless and Sean McLaughlin from Access Humbolt to talk about the recent FCC auction of the 3.5GHz frequency and the typical use cases.

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