Episode 625: CoWorking for Kids + Computer Reuse – Aug 19, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Samantha Kimsey, Curtis Kropar

First up we have Samantha Kimsey from Computational Thinkers, here to tell us about coworking for kids.

Then we’re joined by Curtis Kropar from the Hawaiian Hope to talk about computer reuse and getting it into the hands of families in need.

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Episode 470: Project Imua 2017 – Aug 30, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Samantha Kemsey, Onkar Nerukar, William Smith, Cale Mechler, Ryan Ozawa

First up, we hear from Samantha Kemsey about the latest classes available from Computational Thinkers. Then we talk with William Smith, Onkar Nerurkar, and Cale Mechler about the launch earlier this month of Project Imua at the NASA Whallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

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Episode 410: Saving our Coral Reefs – July 6, 2016

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Bob Richmond, Tim Spurrier, Samantha Kimsey, Ruth Gates, Darrel Galera, Ryan Ozawa

We start the hour with a JAM PACKED tech calendar. Samantha Kimsey and Tim Spurrier join us to talk about the 10 year anniversary of Computational Thinking. Then Darrel Galera is here from the ESSA team to tell us about the upcoming Education Summit. This weekend also brings a Miyazaki Film Festival, AND the 9th annual Hawaii Geek Meet. Finally, after the break, we learn about the current struggles of our surrounding coral reefs. Joining us are Ruth Gates from the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology and Bob Richmond from the Kewalo Marine Lab of the University of Hawaii.

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Episode 392: CS for All – March 2, 2016

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Steve Auerbach, Mike Shanahan, Jack Fuller, Samantha Kimsey, Ryan Ozawa

First up today, we hear about a couple of upcoming events. Mike Shanahan from the Bishop Museum joins us to tell us about the partial solar eclipse coming next week. Then Samantha Kimsey from Computational Thinkers returns to tell us about their upcoming Spring Break program. Finally, we’ll talk to Steven Auerbach, Director of PCATT, Justin Brown from Kealakehe High School and Jack Fuller from McKinley High School about a national education initiative called Computer Science for All.

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Episode 379: Planetary Update – Dec 2, 2015


We’ll kick off the show with a couple of news guests. Samantha Kimsey will tell us about the opening of Computational Thinkers and Django Girls. Then Meli James is here to tell us what’s on tap for the next HVCA luncheon panel on medical marijuana. Finally, after the break, we’ll spend the rest of the hour talking with Pete Mouginis-Mark from the Hawaii Institute for Geophysics and Planetology with an update on recent planetary exploration including Pluto, Saturn, Mars Rover and Comet 67P.

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Samantha Kimsey, Meli James, Pete Mouginis-Mark, Rozie Breslin, Ryan Ozawa

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