Episode 797: Elemental Excelerator Cohort 12 – Dec 6, 2023

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Tiffany Huynh

During this special End of Year membership drive, we have Tiffany Huynh from Elemental Excelerator join us to talk about the latest Elemental Excelerator cohort 12 and the investments EEx is doing for climate change companies.

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Episode 797: Elemental Excelerator Cohort 12 – Dec 6, 2023

Episode 796: Thrive HI Build to Scale Grant – Nov 29, 2023

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Sonia Romero

On todayʻs show we catch up with Sonia Romero, Executive Director at Thrive HI to talk about their recent EDA Build to Scale grant. We find out how the Build to Scale grant will bring focus and organization to Hawaii technology and startup ecosystem.

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Episode 796: Thrive HI Build to Scale Grant – Nov 29, 2023

Episode 795: Hawaiian Telcom Digital Equity Awardees + Build4Good Hackathon Redux – Nov 22, 2023

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Joy Ibarra, David Pickett

First up, we talk to Joy Ibarra, Sr. Community Relations Manager from Hawaiian Telcom about their Digital Equity grant awardees.

Then, we reprise a show we did with David Pickett, Chief Technology Officer from Purple Maia to talk the Build4Good hackaton.

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Digital Equity Awardees + Build4Good Hackathon Redux – Nov 22, 2023

Episode 794: Euclid Space Telescope Redux – Nov 15, 2023

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Mary Beth Laychak, Dr. Ken Chambers

We reprise the show we did about about the Euclid Space Telescope and Hawaiʻi’s connection to the Euclid Mission. With me today I have, Mary Beth Laychak, Director of Communications and Community Engagement at Canada-France-Hawaiʻi Telescope, also representing the Subaru Telescope, and Dr. Ken Chambers, Director of the Pan-STARRS Observatories.

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Episode 794: Euclid Space Telescope Redux – Nov 15, 2023

Episode 793: 8th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge Redux – Nov 8, 2023

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Allison Swaim, Doug Murdock, Thelma Alane

Today we reprise a show we did about the 8th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (which will have their final on Nov 18, 2023) and how it has evolved with the new Administration.

With me today, is Doug Murdock Chief Information Officer from Enterprise Technology Services, Thelma Alane, Chair of the HACC and Allison Swaim Regional Account Director at Microsoft to talk about HACC 2023, what’s new and some of the government challenges it aims to address.

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Episode 790: 8th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge Redux – Nov 8, 2023

Episode 792: Hawaiian Telcom Digital Equity Awardees + Build4Good Hackathon – Nov 1, 2023

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Joy Ibarra, David Pickett

First up, we have Joy Ibarra, Sr. Community Relations Manager from Hawaiian Telcom to tell us about their Digital Equity grant awardees.

Then, we are joined by David Pickett, Chief Technology Officer from Purple Maia to talk the Build4Good hackaton.

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Episode 791: Mana Up Showcase – Oct 25, 2023

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Meli James, Kiani Wong, Melia Goodenow

On todayʻs show we catch up with Meli James and find out what is happening with the Mana Up Showcase coming up on November 8, 9, and 19.

With me today, is Meli James, co founder of Mana Up and sheʻs brought along a couple of companies with her. Melia Goodenow, cofounder of Hawaiian Rainforest Naturals and Kiani Wong, cofounder of Kakaʻako Kasuals.

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Episode 791: Mana Up Showcase – Oct 25, 2023

Episode 790: 8th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge – Oct 18, 2023

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Allison Swaim, Doug Murdock, Thelma Alane

Today’s topic is about the 8th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (kicking off on Saturday, Oct 21, 2023) and how it has evolved with the new Administration. With me today, is Doug Murdock Chief Information Officer from Enterprise Technology Services, Thelma Alane, Chair of the HACC and Allison Swaim Regional Account Director at Microsoft to talk about HACC 2023, what’s new and some of the government challenges it aims to address.

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Episode 790: 8th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge – Oct 18, 2023

Episode 789: Advance Maui Optical Space Surveillance Technologies – Oct 11, 2023

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Leslie Wilkins, Daron Nishimoto, Katlynn Vicuna

Today’s topic is about the Advanced Maui Optical Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) and what it means for Maui… With me today, we have Leslie Wilkins, President and CEO of MEDB, Daron Nishimoto, founder of EO Solutions and Katlynn Vicuna, an engineering senior at UH Manoa to talk about AMOS, EMER-GEN, Space Force and the AMOS conference.

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Episode 789: Advance Maui Optical Space Surveillance Technologies – Oct 11, 2023

Episode 788: Citizen Rapid Response for Maui Redux – Oct 4, 2023

Photo (l:r) Leslie Wilkins, Alex Fielding, Daron Nishimoto

We reprise a topic about how private citizens in Maui’s tech community helped with Internet connectivity in Lahaina. With us we have Leslie Wilkins, Executive Director at MEDB, Alex Fielding, co-founder of Privateer and Daron Nishimoto from EO Solution here to talk about how they helped to enable Internet connectivity and communications for the survivors of the Maui fire.

To support the recovery efforts on Maui go to MauiStrong.

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Episode 788: Citizen Rapid Response for Maui Redux – Oct 4, 2023