This week we get right into our conversation with a great panel including Denise Yamaguchi Executive Director at the Hawaiʻi Agricultural Foundation, Ken Kozuma from Waipahu Intermediate School Future Farmers and Keith Matsumoto, co-founder of Design Thinking Hawaii. This week we talk about smart ag systems and developing the next generation of farmers.
We’ll kick off the show with our news guests. Sandy Park from HTDC is here to tell us about the annual Holiday Job Tech Fair. Then Ryan Yamamoto and Matthew Honda are here from Middle Management to tell us about their new company. Finally, after the break, we’ll spend the rest of the hour talking to Dr. Song Choi and Ron Matayoshi and learning about the new innovation lab at UH called the iLab.
Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Sandy Park, Ron Matayoshi, Matt Honda, Ryan Yamamoto, Song Choi, Ryan Ozawa
We start things off with a couple of special guests, who tell us about their upcoming events. Bryan Butteling from Sultan Ventures is here to tell us about the next Startup Weekend. Then Ian Kitajima is here to fill us in on the annualÂ Design Thinking Bootcamp. Finally, we’ll talk about the sharing economy with Ben Trevino from Bike Share and Aaron Landry from Car2Go Honolulu.
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Mike Prasad from Kinetiq Labs to tell us about the upcoming Wetware Wed. Finally, we find out how a school in Waipahu and a company on Bishop St. are building a cuture of innovation. We’ll talk to Keith Hayashi, Principal at Waipahu High School and John Komeiji Sr. Vice President from Hawaiian Telcom about thinking different. As an added note upcoming Design Thinking events include this workshop hosted by HTDC and the Design Thinking Bootcamp on June 18, 2013
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Ian Kitajima from Oceanit here to tell us about the upcoming TechEnterprise Design Thinking workshop.Â Finally, we’ll learn out how Fuji Film Hawaii leveraged their entire roof top for solar energy working with Smart Energy and Conergy.