Episode 573: CyberPatriot + Mana Up Cohort 4 – Aug 21, 2019

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Kehaulani Neilsen, Loren Shoop, Reynold Hioki, Meli James

First off, the HiPlan business plan competition is open to individuals or groups (for-profit or non-profit) whose business plan focuses on developing startup or expanding a business based on Hawaii Island. The purpose of the Competition is to stimulate development of an entrepreneurial ecosystem on Hawaii Island. A grand prize of $25,000 in seed money will be awarded to the winning plan, 2019. Deadline to apply is Sept 7

Then we have Reynold Hioki here to talk about CyberPatriot Invitational and Capture the Flag competition. Finally, we have two companies, Ulu Mana and Kahulalea, currently in Mana Up‘s 4th cohort talk about what they do and their plans to take it to the next level.

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Episode 556: Cyber Hui and STEM Conference

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Doug Harper, Jake Ross, Mark Loughridge

First up, Jake Ross joins us to talk about the upcoming Cyber Hui event to recognize top student performers in the Cyber Patriot competition. Then we have Doug Harper from Malama Maunalua and Mark Loughridge to tell us about three hackathon events for students happening at the next STEM Conference.

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Episode 504: Inclusion, Diversity & Startup Catalyst – April 25, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Omar Sultan, Yasmin Dar, Aiyana Arnobit, Meli James

We kick off the show a couple of news guest. Meli James is here to tell us about the ManaUp Inaugural Showcase. Then Aiyana Arnobit, Junior at Sacred Hearts joins us to talk about about CyberPatriot and upcoming cyber security workshops. Then after a short break, we talk with Omar Sultan and Yasmin Dar at Sultan Ventures about inclusion, diversity and the Startup Catalyst.

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Episode 458: JamBios and Cyber Camps

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Henry Ian Cusick, Beth N. Carvin, Jake Ross, Reynold Hioki, Ryan Ozawa

First up, we find out about the launch of storytelling app JamBios with co-founder Beth N. Carvin and spokesperson Henry Ian Cusick. Then we talk about cyber security and student opportunities with Jake Ross and Reynold Hioki. We also learn about Cyber Hui and the upcoming Summer Cyber Camps, Gen Cyber and Cyber Patriot.

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Episode 344: Cyber Security Bootcamp – Apr 1, 2015


First we’ll cover some local science and tech stories, then we’ll focus on innovations in reading with Mark Watkins from “The Hawaii Project” and Marlon Sarmiento of “Honu and Friends.” Finally, we’ll talk about the growing interest and need for cyber security education. We’ve invited Jake Ross and Mike Herr to fill us in.

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Episode 343: MoonRIDERS – Mar 25, 2015


First we’ll cover some local science and tech stories, then we’ll speak with Jake Ross about the Cyber Hui meetup and the latest on CyberPatriot and Hacker Jeopardy. Then Ryan Salcedo is here to tell us about the newly formed Hawaii Drone Club. Finally, we’ll talk with students and teachers from Iolani and Kealakehe schools about their work on the MoonRIDERS mission to the moon. We’ve got a full lineup including Kimberly Petersen and Veronica Shei from Iolani and Justin Brown (teacher) and students, Amy Lowe, Courtney Nelson, and Caleb Bishop.

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Episode 187: Cyber Patriot – March 14, 2012

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us is Chad Podoski and Jason Skicewicz from GetShacked.com to tell us about their experience at the Launch conference in San Francisco, and their new app, called SnapTat. Finally, we’ll talk to the Cyber Patriot team from Leilehua High School to learn about the competition and about computer security.

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