This week weʻll jump right into our conversation about what we need to think about to prepare for hurricane season. I welcome to the show David Lopez, Executive Officer at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency and he is here to share his tips on hurricane preparedness.
First up, we talk to Phil Tripp, Senior Business Development Manager for SXSW about rounding up Hawaii talent. He’s set up a Facebook page for the Hawaii meetups. Then we talk with Rep. Matt Lopresti and Vern Miyagi from HiEMA about disaster preparedness in the nuclear reality of North Korea and what plans are being developed.
Joining us today is HDoug Matsuoka from the Hawaii Guerilla Video Hui to tell us about a Saturday workshop on Livestreaming. Then we have Cindy Matsuki from HTDC and Noah Hafner from HiCapacity to tell us about the 3rd Anniversary of Wetware Wednesday. Finally, in the aftermath of Hurricane Iselle, we’ll find out about tech tools that can assist in the disaster recovery process. Jon Shear and Ian Kitajima will be here in the studio and Denise Laitinen and Cody Osborne join us by phone from Hawaii Island.
- White House Disaster Apps Demo Day Video
- Puna Disaster Preparedness Fair – August 30, 2014
- Iselle Recovery Assistance – Offers and Request
- Hawaii VOST
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Danielle Sherman from Social Wahines to talk about the upcoming Startup Weekend. Finally, September is National Disaster Preparedness Month and we’ll find outÂ what preparations to consider in the event of a natural disaster with the Healthcare Assoc of Hawaii and the State Civil Defense.