First up, the University of Hawaiâ€˜i at Hilo’s Department of Physics and Astronomy is seeking a location for its new educational telescope to replace the one that was housed in its Maunakea Summit observatory. The new telescope will be used by students for training in modern astronomical observing techniques, developing skills in scientific research, as well as for communicating science to the general public. There is a virtual open house and UH Hilo Educational Telescope at Hale Pohaku is seeking your comments.
Then, we welcome Brian Dote, independent app developer and innovator, here to tell us about a new app for gig workers he and his partners have launched called Gigerati.
Next we welcome Denise Yamaguchi CEO and Founder of the Hawaiâ€˜i Ag & Culinary Alliance (dba, Hawaiâ€˜i Food & Wine Festival), Jason Higa, Chief Executive Officer at Zippy’s and Scott Murakami, Economic Development Coordinator from DBEDT, to talk about a remote work initiative called the Temporary Resident Concept.
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Peter Justeson from the Honolulu chapter of the International Game Developers Association to tell us about the upcoming Global Game Jam. Finally, we have a show dedicated to exoplanets we’re calling Exoplanet-palooza. We’ll talk with two astronomers, Andrew Howard and Roy Gal from the Institute for Astronomy about the many planets they are discovering outside our own solar system.
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Chad Kahunahana from Startup Hawaii to tell us about a conference called LUXr. Finally, we’ll talk about a unique astronomical event called the Transit of Venus with IfA Astronomers, Roy Gal and Paul Coleman.
First weâ€™ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we talk to Rob Bertholf about a workshop he’s conducting on Social Media Marketing. Finally, we talk about Hawaii’s opportunities in space with Pete Mouginis-Mark from the Institute of Geophysics and Planetology and Brian Shiro from AstronautforHire.com.