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.
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.
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.
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.
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.