Episode 506: Culinary Innovation Center – May 9, 2018

First up, Peter Rowan tells us about the Summer Startup Launchpad program at the Shidler College of Business at UH, challenging students to launch a business in six weeks. Then we’ll learn about the Culinary Innovation Center at Kapiolani Community College, where food scientist Dr. Lauren Tamamoto is working on making food taste better, and last longer.

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Episode 491: Ag Hackathon Winners – Jan 24, 2018

We kick things off with Jesse Thompson, organizer of this weekend’s Global Game Jam. Then, after the break, we’ll hear from two of the winning teams from the AGathon, the state’s first agricultural hackathon.

Micah Chao was on the Farm Safe team. Micah is a 2017 graduate of Drexel University in Software Engineering, doing healthcare analytics now at Queens Health Systems. And Sumil Thapa was on the Harvest Vision team. Sumil came to the hackathon from the private sector, part of one of the larger teams from local R&D firm Oceanit.

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Episode 238: Tech Legislation – March 6, 2013

Sen. Wakai, Rep. McKelvey, Yuka Nagashima

We’ll start with a brief look at some Hawaii tech headlines. Then we’ll speak with Austen Ito, one of a pair of Hawaii tech geeks who are taking a “Startup Bus” halfway across the country to present at the South By Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas. Next we’ll chat with Roy Gal from the Institute for Astronomy, who’s here in the studio to tell us about next week’s comet sighting. And finally, after the break, we’ll discuss several tech bills that are moving through this year’s legislature with Sen. Glenn Wakai, Rep. Angus McKelvey, and Yuka Nagashima from the HTDC.

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Episode 224: 3D Printing for Business – Nov 28, 2012

Mark McGuffie from Enterprise Honolulu first joined us to talk about an upcoming conference: O’ahu Disaster Aftermath – Building Our Resilience and Planning Our Recovery Conference at the Neal Blaisdell Center. Then the conversation turned to 3D printing with Russell Au of Innovate Hawaii and Collin Kobayashi from 3D Innovations.

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Episode 131: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) – Feb. 16, 2011

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ve invite John Garcia to talk about the Audi SuperBowl Twitter campaign. Finally, we’ll explore Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with Ken Schmidt from the City and County of Honolulu, and John Higuchi from BEI Consulting.


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Episode 117: Ho’okele Health – Nov. 10, 2010

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond, then Henry Mochida joins us to preview an upcoming Pacific New Media workshop on “Filmmaking for Change.” Finally, Dew-Anne Langcaon from Ho’okele Health and Gary Hironaka from Legacy Villa to explore how technology can help with elder and home care, providing transparency and peace of mind.

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Episode 116: Adama Materials – Nov. 3, 2010

Join Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa as they look at the latest tech news and happenings in and around Hawaii. In the news segment they talk with Ethel Villalobos from the UH Department of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences to talk about the Honey Bee Pollinator Expo 2010. In the main segment, Burt and Ryan speak with Donovan Kealoha and Tim Dick of Adama Materials. We’ll find out how a company that started as a student business plan at UH turned into a multi million dollar venture.

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Episode 89: Mobile Apps and Geolocation (April 28, 2010)

First we look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll talk to Terence Young about the upcoming HMAUS Spring Fest 2010. Finally, Emi Hart, local community manager for the online review site Yelp, and Kamehameha School digital designer John Garcia join us to talk about mobile apps.

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