Episode 717: Purple Maia + Mana Up Pop Up – May 25, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Naomi Yoshida, Meli James, Chloe Blake, Ben Lillibridge

First up, we have Naomi Yoshida from Purple Maia to tell us about their upcoming Grit and Grinz event coming up this weekend on May 28th.

Then, we are joined by Meli James, co-founder of Mana Up, whoʻs brought a couple of companies, Chloe Blake from Kauai Sweet Shoppe and Ben Lillibridge from Malama Mushrooms, to talk about the pop-up retail site at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, their respective startups and Cohort 7.

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Episode 717: Purple Maia + Mana Up Pop Up – May 25, 2022

Episode 716: Event Calendar + Hatch Pitch Day – May 18, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Wayne Murphy, Sarid Ditton, Suzan Shahrestani, John Dobovan

First on our event list is a media training webinar offered in partnership with HTDC and the Chamber of Commerce. The goal of media training is to assist and prepare you for your role in representing your company, and take advantage of promotional opportunities. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM HST, Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No 9, Homer Maxey Conference Room

Also on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, from 12 to 1 p.m. (HST), Hawaii Community Foundation is holding a virtual presentation in which they will dive into the world of cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether, Binance Coin and others. Theyʻll answer questions like: How does it work? Do I need a wallet? What do I need to know about state and federal legislation, tax treatment, and trends using cryptocurrency in philanthropy?

Then, HTDC is offering a webinar to develop effective digital marketing strategies targeting other businesses in the LinkedIn platform. Topics to be discussed include how to optimize your profile, target your clients, publishing content that adds value, how to get your employees involved, and creating visually appealing posts that capture the attention of your LinkedIn target audience more effectively. This takes place on Thursday, May 26, 2022, Time: 9:00AM – 11:00AM HST, Location: Online

For our main segment, I’m happy to welcome back Wayne Murphy, co-founder and partner of Hatch, Sarid Ditton, marketing executive from Hatch, Dr. Suzan Shahrestani from Minnowtech and John Dobovan, with Kulahaven Farms, to give us an update on their recent aquaculture pitch day and the Innovation Studio.

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Episode 716: Event Calendar + Hatch Pitch Day – May 18, 2022

Episode 715: Clean Energy Community Workshops + PACE Winner GOALL – May 11, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Kirsten B. Turner, Ann Choe, Kristen Urada

First up, we have Kirsten Turner, Deputy Energy Officer from the State Energy Office to tell us about their series of community engagement workshops to empower community participation in the clean energy transition.

Then, we are joined by Ann Choe and Kristen Urada recent winners at the UH PACE Venture Competition to talk about their startup GOALL.

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Episode 715: Clean Energy Community Workshops + PACE Winner GOALL – May 11, 2022

Episode 714: Back Together Fund + Digital Workforce Hui – May 4, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Nam Vu, LIza Ryan Gill, Stacey Aldrich

First up, we have Nam Vu from Hub Coworking to tell us about their Back Together Fund.

Then, we are joined by Stacey Aldrich from the Hawaii State Library and Liza Ryan Gill from Solutions Pacific to talk about the NGA Digital Skills Gap Analysis and the Digital Workforce Hui.

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Episode 714: Back Together Fund + Digital Workforce Hui – May 4, 2022

Episode 713: ID.me + Gen Cyber – April 27, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Mere Work, Jodi Ito

First up, we have Mere Work, from the ID.me to tell us about their digital identity system and how it helps fight against fraud.

Then, we are joined by Jodi Ito, Chief Information Security Officer at the University of Hawaii to talk about cybersecurity, the GenCyber program and upcoming summer camps.

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Episode 713: ID.me + Gen Cyber – April 27, 2022

Episode 712: PICHTR Climate Grants Accelerator + Design Thinking – April 20, 2022

Photo (l:r) Veronica Rocha, Keith Hayashi, Ian Kitajima

First up, we have Veronica Rocha, program manager from the Pacific International Center for High Tech Research (PICHTR) to tell us about their Climate Grants Accelerator.

Then, we are joined by Keith Hayashi, Interim Superintendent at the Dept of Education and Ian Kitajima, Tech Sherpa at Oceanit, to learn about the upcoming Design Thinking Summer Bootcamp.

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Episode 712: PICHTR Climate Grants Accelerator + Design Thinking – April 20, 2022

Episode 711: XLR8HI preX & Bitcoin Mining – April 13, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Tarik Sultan, Bridget Thorpe, Nathaniel Harmon

First up, we have Tarik Sultan from Sultan Ventures and Bridget Thorpe, founder & CEO of Solvae and recent preX alumni to tell us about the upcoming XLR8HI pre-Accelerator program.

Then we are joined by Nathaniel Harmon, Founder and CEO of Blockchain Solutions Hawaii and we talking about cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin mining and digital currency bills HB2108 and SB3025.

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pisode 711: XLR8HI preX & Bitcoin Mining – April 13, 2022

Episode 710: Nalukai Academy Summer Bootcamp – April 6, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Cami Nakagawa, David Clarke

During this special membership campaign edition, we have Nalukai Academy Executive Director, David Clarke, and Nalukai Academy ’21 alum Cami Nakagawa here to talk about the upcoming Nalukai Academy Summer Bootcamp. Applications are being accepted.

During our live broadcast, the phone lines are reserved for your show of support. We are looking for new members so if you enjoy our weekly tech talks, we hope you’ll consider supporting the great, original, local programming here on Hawaii Public Radio. You can show your support by going to HawaiiPublicRadio.org or calling 888-536-4700 to become a member.

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Episode 710: Nalukai Academy Summer Bootcamp – April 6, 2022

Episode 709: Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program – March 30, 2022

During this special membership campaign edition, we have Roy Panzarella here to talk about the Hogan Entrepreneurial Leaders Program at Chaminade University.

During our live broadcast, the phone lines are reserved for your show of support. We are looking for new members so if you enjoy our weekly tech talks, we hope you’ll consider supporting the great, original, local programming here on Hawaii Public Radio. You can show your support by going to HawaiiPublicRadio.org or calling 888-536-4700 to become a member.

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Episode 709: Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program – March 30, 2022

Episode 708: TRUE Initiative + Hyperspective on the Metaverse – March 23, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Leilani Farinas, Trisha Goya, Ailin John, Todd Robertson

Before we get to our show guests, I want to let you know about an upcoming webinar. ThinkTech Hawaii’s hosting a free webinar called BEYOND UKRAINE, BURNING GLOBAL ISSUES on some of the burning issues in six continents around the world. This webinar is scheduled for 10:00 am Hawaii time April 1, 2022. Register at thinktechhawaii.com

Next we have Leilani Farinas, Exec Director of the TRUE Initiative along with Trisha Goya, Director, IT Client Services and Ailin John, Senior Manager, IT Client Solutions, both from HMSA, to tell us about an upcoming event coming up on March 31st, called Achieving Data Accuracy, Agility and Speed Through Workflow Automation.

Then, we are joined by Todd Robertson, President & CEO of Hyperspective, learn about the metaverse and what it means to content creators here in Hawaii.

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Episode 708: TRUE Initiative + Hyperspective on the Metaverse – March 23, 2022