Episode 734: Geek Meet Returns + 7th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge – Sept 21, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Gov David Ige, Doug Murdock

First up, the annual Geek Meet us back. Due to the pandemic itʻs been on a 2-year hiatus and itʻs back at Ala Moana Beach Park, on Magic Island on Sunday September 25, starting at 9am going to 3pm.

Then, we are joined by Governor David Ige and State Chief Information Officer Doug Murdock to give us a recap of the HACC and an update of the 7th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge.

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Episode 734: Geek Meet Returns + 7th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge – Sept 21, 2022

Episode 733: (ISC)2 + Elemental Excelerator on the IRA – Sept 14, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Reynold Hioki, Tiffany Huynh

First up, we have Reynold Hioki, President of (ISC)2 to tell us about their upcoming Chapter meeting and field activities.

Then, we are joined by Tiffany Huynh, Director of External Affairs from Elemental Excelerator to give us some insight into the Inflation Reduction Act and how it benefits Hawaii.

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Episode 733: (ISC)2 + Elemental Excelerator on the IRA – Sept 14, 2022

Episode 732: FoundHer + Pacific Tech 2022 – Sept 7, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Naomi Yoshida, Cindy Matsuki, Bernice Kissinger

First up, we have Naomi Yoshida from Purple Maia to share an important announcement about FoundHer. Gold Futures Challenge voting is open now for your favorite 3 finalists.

Then, we are joined by Cindy Matsuki SBIR Program Manager at HTDC and Bernice Kissinger Executive Vice President at Pacific Impact Zone and theyʻre here to tell us about the SBIR and the Pacific Tech 2022. Early bird sign up closes on September 9, 2022.

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Episode 732: FoundHer + Pacific Tech 2022 – Sept 7, 2022

Episode 731: Amazon AWS Partnership + RVCM Remote Work – Aug 31, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Senator Bennette Misalucha, Elden Ito, Kurt Nakamura

First up, we have Senator Bennette Misalucha here to tell us about an exciting partnership between Amazon AWS, Department of Education and the University of Hawaii.

Amazon AWS/DOE/UH Partnership

Then, we are joined by Elden Ito, CEO and Kurt Nakamura COO of RVCM and theyʻre here to tell us about surviving the pandemic and creating a successful hybrid work environment.

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Episode 731: Amazon AWS Partnership + RVCM Remote Work – Aug 31, 2022

Episode 730: Movers and Shakas HiTOP – Aug 24, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Nicole Lim, Dr. Pat Morgan, Torrie Inouye

This week, we jump right into our conversation about the Movers and Shakas – Hawaii Talent Onboarding Program. I welcome Nicole Lim from Movers and Shakas and she brought a couple of participants from the first cohort of HiTOP, Torrie Inouye, Chief Data Officer, Bank of Hawaii and Dr. Patricia (Pat) Morgan, Medical Director, Kapiʻolani Child Advocacy & Protection (KCAP) Center, Hawaii Pacific Health.

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Episode 730: Movers and Shakas HiTOP – Aug 24, 2022

Episode 728: HACC Teaser + XLR8HI preX – Aug 10, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Stewart Crawford, Omar Sultan, Akiko White, Dallas Stewart, Tanya Fernandez

First up, we have Stewart Crawford Computer Science professor at HPU and he’s here to give us an update on the 7th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge.

Then, we are joined by Omar Sultan from XLR8HI and he brought a few guest companies, Akiko White, Owner of Aloha Bites, Dallas Stewart, CEO & CFO of Better Jerky Co and Tanya Fernandez, Co-Founder of Vivia Cares, Inc. and theyʻre here to tell us about the preX program.

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Episode 728: HACC Teaser + XLR8HI preX – Aug 10, 2022

Episode 727: Startup-Hawaii + Blue Startups Cohort 14 – Aug 3, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Maria Leonardi, Chenoa Farnsworth, Stephanie Palacios, Karyn Nolan

First up, we have Maria Leonardi, co-founder of Startup Hawaii here to announce their launch event happening tomorrow Aug 4th.

Then, we are joined by Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups and she brought a couple a guest companies, Karyn Nolan of Mappy and Stephanie Palacios of Bonda and theyʻre here to tell us about startup life and Blue Startups cohort 14.

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Episode 727: Startup-Hawaii + Blue Startups Cohort 14 – Aug 3, 2022

Episode 726: Ethics Conversation Series + eSports at the Waipahu Public Library – July 27, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Will Weinstein, Kelly Ueoka, JJ Nanquil

First up, we have Will Weinstein, lecturer at the William S. Richardson School of Law, here to tell us about the Ethics Conversation Series.

Then, we are joined by Kelly Ueoka from Pacxa and JJ Nanquil, Esports Consultant & Coach for TRUE here to tell us about eSports at the Waipahu Public Library. Sign up here for more info on the Waipahu eSports Lab.

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Episode 726: Ethics Conversation Series + eSports at the Waipahu Public Library – July 27, 2022

Episode 725: Purple Maia Hackathon + EPSCoR Climate Resilience – July 20, 2022

Photo (l:r) Keoni DeFranco, Gwen Jacobs, Philip Johnson

First up, we have Keoni DeFranco, Entrepreneur In Residence at Purple Maiʻa here to tell us about an upcoming Hawaiians in Technology + Purple Maiʻa Hackathon 2022.

Then, we are joined by Gwen Jacobs, Co-Director of the Hawai‘i Data Science Institute and Director of Cyber Infrastructure and Phil Johnson Professor of Information and Computer Science to talk about a new EPSCoR project from the National Science Foundation to leverage data science to better prepare for climate resilience.

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Episode 725: Purple Maia Hackathon + EPSCoR Climate Resilience – July 20, 2022

Episode 724: The Cloud and AWS – July 13, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Leilani Farinas, Eddie Ontai, Christine Sakuda

This week we jump right into our conversation about the growing interest in Amazon Web Services and the cloud. We welcome Leilani Farinas from the TRUE Initiative, Christine Sakuda from Transform Hawaii Government and Eddie Ontai from DataHouse and we talk about Amazon Web Services, the Cloud Innovation Summit (happening on July 28, 2022) and migrating to the cloud.

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Episode 724: The Cloud and AWS – July 13, 2022