Episode 660: Spark & Inspire + Elemental Excelerator – April 21, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, David Miyashiro, Jill Baldemor, Tiffany Huynh

First up, I want to let you know that Hawaii’s largest family-friendly STEM event returns in an exciting, free, interactive and virtual format on Saturday, April 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Ellison Onizuka Day of Exploration (ODE) presented by Hawaiian Electric is produced by The Boy Scouts of America, Aloha Council, and honors the legacy of Eagle Scout and Astronaut Ellison Onizuka. For more information and registration go to https://onizukaday.vfairs.com/

Next, we have David Miyashiro from Hawaii Kids Can and Jill Baldemor from Teach for America here to tell us about the upcoming on April 28 called Spark and Inspire event.

Then, we are joined by Tiffany Huynh, Director of External Affairs at Elemental Excelerator to talk about their 5-year plan and strategies to tackle the global climate crisis.

If you missed us live you can always catch us on the HPR websiteGoogle PodcastsiTunes and Stitcher!

Episode 660: Spark & Inspire + Elemental Excelerator – April 21, 2021

Episode 629: TRUE Initiative + Maestros Vibe – Sept 16, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Michelle Cheung, Karina Hernandez, Juan Espinal

First up, this Friday, Sept. 18, from 10-11 a.m., Elemental Excelerator will host a live conversation with David Schlosberg, Enel X Vice President of Energy Market Operations, to unpack project results and discuss smart charging’s role in grid modernization efforts, electric vehicle adoption in Hawaii, broader clean transportation initiatives for utilities, and COVID’s impact on EV charging behavior.

Then we welcome Michelle Cheung, Director at the TRUE Initiative who tells us about Accelerating Digital Transformation at Servco taking place tomorrow, Sept 17 at 3pm.

Finally, we are joined by Karina Hernandez who teaches at Konawaena High and Juan Espinal who teachers at Konawaena Elementary and we talk about distance learning, Maestros Vibe and engaging students online.

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Episode 548: Elemental Excelerator and the Aloha A.I. Toolkit

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Mark Kimura, Terry Crews, Aki Marceau

First up, Aki Marceau from Elemental Excelerator joins us with an update on the next cohort application window. Then, Mark Kimura from Oceanit and Terry Crews from Gabriel Cares, join us to talk about a novel application of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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Episode 518: Gubernatorial Candidate Governor David Ige – Aug 1, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Aki Marceau, Governor David Ige, Ryan Ozawa

First, we hear from Aki Marceau, Director of Policy and Community at Elemental Excelerator, about their new infusion of $30M from the Office of Naval Research. Then we have a special guest joining us. Gubernatorial candidate, Governor David Ige joins us to talk about science, tech and the innovation economy.

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Episode 509: Transcending Oil – May 30, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Miki Tomita, Mayumi Douglass, Dawn Lippert, Ryan Ozawa

First, we hear from Miki Tomita from the Education Incubator about the Moonshot Launchpad starting on June 6th. Then we talk to Dawn Lippert from Elemental Excelerator about the Earth Day Energy Summit and the report EEx commissioned called Transcending Oil.

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Episode 497: Elemental Excelerator & the Maui Energy Conference – Mar 7, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Chenoa Farnsworth, Ryan Ozawa, Aki Marceau 

First up we talk to Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups about the open call for Cohort 10. Then we learn about the Maui Energy Conference from Frank De Rego from MEDB and Aki Marceau from the Elemental Excelerator. The Elemental Excelerator will be hosting a reverse pitch at the conference and streaming it live on March 15th at 10:30am HST from their Facebook page.

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