Episode 671: Fireside Chat with WAI + Nalu Scientific – July 7, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Stuart Coleman, Isar Mostafanezhad

First up, we have Stuart Coleman, Executive Director & Co-Founder of WAI: Wastewater Alternatives & Innovations to tell us about a StartupGrind Fireside Chat coming up on Thursday July 7, 2021 at Hub Coworking.

Then, we are joined by Isar Mostafanezhad, Founder and CEO of Nalu Scientific whoʻs here to tell us about small business innovation grants and custom microchip design in Hawaii.

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Episode 671: Fireside Chat with WAI + Nalu Scientific – July 7, 2021

Episode 670: HiSoup + Non-fungible Tokens – June 30, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Samantha Ruiz, John Kealoha Garcia

First up, we have Samantha Ruiz here from Hi Soup to tell us about the next Hi Soup event partnering with Code for Hawaii.

Then, we are joined by John Garcia, Founder and CEO of Exchange Ave., whoʻs here to tell us about non-fungible tokens, digital assets, cryptocurrencies and marketplaces like Opensea.

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Episode 670: HiSoup + Non-fungible Tokens – June 30, 2021

Episode 669: Foundher + Beyond Van Gogh – June 23, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Darien Siguenza, Mathieu St-Arnaud

First up, we have Darien Siguenza Program Manager at Purple Maia here to tell us about a new entrepreneurial accelerator program for women called Foundher. Applications for cohort #1 are open until July 1, 2021.

Then, we are joined by Mathieu St-Arnaud from Normal Studios in Montreal, Quebec, whoʻs here to tell us about the tech behind the upcoming Beyond Van Gogh Honolulu production happening at the Hawaii Convention Center on July 2 to Aug 15, 2021.

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Episode 669: Foundher + Beyond Van Gogh – June 23, 2021

Episode 668: Box Jelly 10th Anniversary + Hawaii’s Digital Economy – June 16, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Rechung Fujihira, Michelle Cheung, Deena White Tearney

First up, we have Rechung Fujihira from the Box Jelly to tell us about their 10th year anniversary. A big congratulations to the Box Jelly for meeting such an important milestone.

Then, we are joined by Michelle Cheung from the TRUE Initiative and Deena White Tearney from Pacific Point, who are here to tell us about advancing the digital economy in Hawaii and an upcoming event called Invest in Hawaii’s Digital Economy happening on June 23, 2021.

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Episode 668: Box Jelly 10th Anniversary + Hawaii’s Digital Economy – June 16, 2021

Episode 667: HiEDB & Telehealth in Libraries – June 9, 2021

Photo (l:r) Jacqui Hoover, Sylvia Mann, Stacey Aldridge, Christina Higa

First up, we have Jacqui Hoover from the Hawaii Island Economic Development Board, here to tell us about an upcoming event called The Telescopes, Windmills and the Military aside, Why are Native Hawaiians Really Protesting? happening on June 17, 2021.

Then, we are joined by Sylvia Mann from the Genomics Section of the Department of Health, Stacey Aldridge, Head Librarian at the Hawaii State Public Libraries, and Christina Higa, co-director of the Pacific Basic Telehealth Resource Center are here to tell us about a unique collaboration to offer telehealth services in the public libraries.

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Episode 667: HiEDB & Telehealth in Libraries – June 9, 2021

Episode 666: ALOHANet at 50 & EDA Grant to NELHA – June 2, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Song Choi, Wayne Murphy, Laurence Sombardier

First up, we have Song Choi from the College of Engineering here to tell us about an upcoming event called Spreading Aloha: ALOHAnet at 50 honoring EE Professor Norm Abramson.

Then, we are joined by Laurence Sombardier from NELHA and Wayne Murphy from HATCH, who are here to tell us about a recent grant award they got from the Economic Development Administration, the Incubator and the Innovation Studio.

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Episode 666: ALOHANet at 50 & EDA Grant to NELHA – June 2, 2021

Episode 665: Tardigrada: Claxtonia goni & International Collegiate Programming Contest – May 26, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Sam Gon III, Curt Powley, Brian Chalfant

First up, we have Sam Gon III Chief Scientist from the Nature Conservancy here to tell us about water bears (yes you heard me, water bears) and the new species called Claxtonia goni.

Then, we are joined by Professor Curt Powley and computer science graduate Brian Chalfant from Hawaii Pacific University, who are here to tell us about the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. Additional sites mentioned:

  1. The Pacific Northwest Region Programming Contest page: http://www.acmicpc-pacnw.org/ 
  2. Most popular site for solving problems to practice: https://open.kattis.com/

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Episode 665: Tardigrada: Claxtonia goni & International Collegiate Programming Contest – May 26, 2021

Episode 664: GEER & Overwatch League Tournament – May 19, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Phil Bossert, Kyler Tandal, Sky Kauweloa

First up, we have Phil Bossert from HAIS here to tell us about the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Innovation Fund Grant. Application deadline is June 4, 2021. Find out more on this factsheet and application process.

We are then joined by Sky Kauweloa from UH eSports Task Force and Kyler Tandal from EMP Live Designs, who are here to tell us about the 2021 Overwatch League Tournament that took place here in Hawaii. Follow the UH eSports activity here.

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Episode 664: GEER & Overwatch League Tournament – May 19, 2021

Episode 663: Mana Up + FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit – May 12, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Meli James, Laura Arcibal, Laura Kay Rand

First up, we have Meli James here to tell us about the upcoming virtual job fair happening on May 13, 2021 and latest ManaUp cohort.

Then, we are joined by Laura Arcibal from the Department of Health and Laura Kay Rand from the Hawaii Foodbank, who are here to tell us about the launch of the FCCʻs Emergency Broadband Benefit.

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Episode 663: Mana Up + FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit – May 12, 2021

Episode 662: Workshop Coworking + Video Livestreaming – May 5, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Vicki Stepanenko, Shawn “Doc Rock” Boyd, Kaʻala Souza

First up, we have Vicki Stepanenko here to tell us about the Workshop Coworking space in Waialua in the historic Waialua Sugar Mill. Find them also on Instagram.

Then, we are joined by Doc Rock and Kaala Souza both innovative entrepreneurs here to tell us about Ecamm software, video livestreaming and the gear to make you look like a pro. Check out Kaalaʻs Workforce Development channel and Doc on Facebook.

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Episode 662: Workshop Coworking + Video Livestreaming – May 5, 2021