Episode 648: Mana Up Cohort 6 + Tech Bridges – Jan 27, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Meli James, Neal Miyake, Len Higashi

First up, we share info on the upcoming 6th annual It’s Great to be A Teacher (virtual) event! Saturday, January 30, 2021 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. If you are interested in what it takes to become a teacher sign up for this free event here.

We then have Meli James from Mana Up here to tell us about the application period for Mana Upʻs Cohort 6.

As our main feature, we are joined by Neal Miyake from the US Dept of the Navy, Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific and Len Higashi from the Hawaii Technology Development Center to talk about a collaboration between Naval Labs, industry, and academia called Tech Bridges.

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Episode 648: Mana Up Cohort 6 + Tech Bridges

Episode 647: Digital Equity – Jan 20, 2021

Photo (l:r) Brad Bennett, Christina Higa, David Miyashiro

This week weʻll jump right into our conversation about Digital Equity. We welcome Christina Higa, co-Director of the Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center, Brad Bennett, network coordinator at Kuauli Digital Opportunities and David Miyashiro, Executive Director at Hawaii Kids Can and they’re here to talk about digital equity, the Broadband Hui and eliminating the digital divide.

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Episode 646: Hawaiiverse + Aloha Connects Innovation Revisited – Jan 13, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Jared Kushi, Pono Shim, Omar Sultan

First up, we have Jared Kushi from Koosh Media here to tell us about the launch of Hawaiiverse, Hawaiiʻs largest platform for coupons and giveaways.

Then, we are joined by Omar Sultan from Sultan Ventures and Pono Shim from Oahu Economic Development Board, to talk about the Aloha Connects Innovation and the lessons learned having completed the program.

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Episode 645: Purple Maiʻa Spring Classes + Innovation in 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Manu Mei-Singh, Rich Wacker, Ed Sniffen

First up, we have Manu Mei Singh from the Purple Maia here to tell us about the upcoming Spring Classes. The deadline for sign up is quickly approaching.

Then, we are joined by Rich Wacker, President of American Savings Bank and Ed Sniffen, Deputy Director of the Dept of Transportation, to talk about innovation and predictions for 2021.

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