Episode 705: Blue Startups + Water Cremation – March 2, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Chenoa Farnsworth, Dean fisher, Dr. Pono Ledford

First up, we have Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups on the show to talk about the Getting To Know Blue: A Weekly Webinar Series.

Then, we are joined by Dean Fisher and Dr Pono Ledford, learn about the technology behind water cremation and measures like SB2828 moving through the legislature. Contact Aloha Mortuary for more information.

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Episode 705: Blue Startups + Water Cremation – March 2, 2022

Episode 704: Foundations of Aloha + Movers & Shakas – Feb 23, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Miki Tomita, Nicole Lim, Bryce Barich

First up, we have Miki Tomita from Education Incubator on the show to talk about the next Foundations of Aloha cohort 14 currently underway.

Then, we are joined by Nicole Lim from Movers and Shakas and Bryce Barich from Sony Pictures Studio, here to tell us about the Movers and Shakas, working with Nimbus AI, and the Hawaii Talent Onboarding Program.

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Episode 704: Foundations of Aloha + Movers & Shakas – Feb 23, 2022

Episode 703: Nalu Scientific + HVCA Entrepreneur Award – Feb 16, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Isar Mostafanezhad, Meli James, Brian Glazer, Assof Karmon

First up, Blue Startups is hosting a virtual Founder Mixer and Cohort 14 Info Session on February 17 – if you or you know a prospective applicant you can invite them to this event.

Next we talk to Isar Mostafanezhad from Nalu Scientific about their new distribution deal they just signed with CAEN Technologies.

Then, we are joined by Meli James from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association along with Assaf Karmon, Co-founder, TurnoverBnB and Brian Glazer, Co-founder, Hohonu, Inc., here to tell us about the upcoming Entrepreneur Awards. You can catch the Entrepreneur Awards on March 1st on KGMB at 9:00pm HST.

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Episode 703: Nalu Scientific + HVCA Entrepreneur Award – Feb 16, 2022

Episode 702: Pathway 2 Purpose + TRUE Initiative & ClimbHi – Feb 9, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Mary Wenstrom, Ian Kitajima, Leilani Farinas, Julie Morikawa

First up, I invited Mary Wenstrom from the Hawaii Technology Academy and Ian Kitajima from Oceanit on the show to talk about Pathway to Purpose and the Pilina Education Alliance.

Then, we are joined by Leilani Farinas, the new Executive Director of the TRUE Initiative and Julie Morikawa, President of ClimbHI, here to tell us about their partnership and the TRUE Initiative in 2022.

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Episode 702: Pathway 2 Purpose + TRUE Initiative & ClimbHi – Feb 9, 2022

Episode 701: Web3 + Oceanit Covid Test Kit – Feb 2, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Brian Dote, Ian Kitajima, Pat Sullivan

First up, I invited Brian Dote from Tapiki back on the show to help us understand what Web3 is. You can find Brian’s suggested Web3 reference links here:

  1. Closer look at the Open Metaverse OS
  2. The web3 Landscape
  3. Web2 vs. Web3

Then, we are joined by Pat Sullivan and Ian Kitajima from Oceanit, here to tell us about how they took an idea and developed the Assure -100 into an international company.

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Episode 701: Web3 + Oceanit Covid Test Kit – Feb 2, 2022

Episode 700: Entrepreneurship Live + Rocket Communications – Jan 26, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Jonathan Kim, Michal Anne Rogondino

First up, we have Jonathan Kim from Terraformation representing UH PACE, here to tell us about the upcoming Entrepreneurship Live event with David Hijirida from Acorns.

Then, we are joined by Michal Anne Rogondino from Rocket Communications, winner of the International Space Pitch Day, here to tell us about user interface, Space Force, SBIR and the Space Pitch Day.

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Episode 700: Entrepreneurship Live + Rocket Communications – Jan 26, 2022

Episode 699: Mana Up with HI Spice & Kākou Collective – Jan 19, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Meli James, Kea Peters, Justin Orr, Katie Cook

We jump right into our conversation and welcome Meli James, cofounder of ManaUp. Sheʻs brought a couple of companies from cohort 6 with her; Justin Orr from HI Spice and Kea Peters from Kākou Collective. Check out Mana Up’s cohort 7 application. For more information, there are 2 info sessions one on February 1st at 4:00 p.m. and the other on February 9 at 10:00 a.m. 

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Episode 699: Mana Up with HI Spice & Kākou Collective – Jan 19, 2022

Episode 698: HTDC Tech Job Fair + IT Workforce Development – Jan 12, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Ellen Ng, Keala Peters, Kelly Ueoka

First up, we have Ellen Ng from HTDC, here to tell us about the upcoming Virtual Tech Job Fair happening on Jan 21, 2022 from 9am to 2pm.

Then, we are joined by Keala Peters, EVP of Education and Workforce Development at the Chamber of Commerce and Kelly Ueoka, President of Pacxa, here to tell us about the IT Workforce Development initiative. Catch the IT Workforce Presentation on Jan 26 here.

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Episode 698: HTDC Tech Job Fair + IT Workforce Development – Jan 12, 2022

Episode 697: XLR8HI preX + PTC 2022 – Jan 5, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Kate Matayoshi, Gary Kim, Joe Weinman

First up, we have Kate Matayoshi from XLR8HI, here to tell us about the upcoming cohort 3 application for the preX series which closes on Friday January 7, 2022.

Then, we are joined by Gary Kim and Joe Weinman from the Pacific Telecommunications Council give us their update on communication technology in the Pacific, the upcoming PTC conference and the global demands shaping the market.

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pisode 697: XLR8HI preX + PTC 2022 – Jan 5, 2022

Episode 696: Hawaii Science Fair + Perspectives on 2022 – Dec 29, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Brian Dote, Lauren Nahme, Ian Kitajima

First up, we have Brian Dote, principal at Tapiki, here to tell us about the upcoming Hawaii Science and Engineering Fair and the call for judges.

Then, Brian stays with us and weʻre joined by Ian Kitajima, chief sherpa at Oceanit and Lauren Nahme, Vice President of Strategy and Innovation at Kamehameha School, give us their unique perspectives of what we might expect from 2022.

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Episode 696: Hawaii Science Fair + Perspectives on 2022 – Dec 29, 2021