To kick off today’s show, we hear about a couple of upcoming events. Darcie Scharfenstein provides us with an update on the Entrepreneurs Foundation fundraiser (Discount code: EFHPartner). Then we have Kenneth Huang here to tell us about the next Startup Weekend in Honolulu. Then, after the break, we find out about an interesting project to bring together tech and Hawaiian culture called Purple Prize. To find out more we talk to Dale Nahoʻolewa from IoT for Wetlands, Nicole Hori from Garden Hui and juror/judge Keola Rapozo.
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today by phone is Rod Hinman from Aurora Research on Hawaii Island to tell us about the Tech Monday Pau Hana. Then we have Leigh-Ann Miyasato from Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawai‘i here to talk about the upcoming Bootstrapping event. Finally, we’ll talk to Daphne Hargrove from Yuru and Jenee Dana from Focus Opus about being part of the Blue Startup accelerator and kicking off their new companies.