Episode 725: Purple Maia Hackathon + EPSCoR Climate Resilience – July 20, 2022

Photo (l:r) Keoni DeFranco, Gwen Jacobs, Philip Johnson

First up, we have Keoni DeFranco, Entrepreneur In Residence at Purple Maiʻa here to tell us about an upcoming Hawaiians in Technology + Purple Maiʻa Hackathon 2022.

Then, we are joined by Gwen Jacobs, Co-Director of the Hawai‘i Data Science Institute and Director of Cyber Infrastructure and Phil Johnson Professor of Information and Computer Science to talk about a new EPSCoR project from the National Science Foundation to leverage data science to better prepare for climate resilience.

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Episode 725: Purple Maia Hackathon + EPSCoR Climate Resilience – July 20, 2022

Episode 423: Hawaii EPSCoR Ike Wai – Oct 5, 2016

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Stacey Aldrich, Gwen Jacobs, David Garmire, Mike King, Ryan Ozawa

To kick off today’s show, we hear about a few upcoming events. Mike King from Ikayzo is here to tell us about a new group called Full Stack. Then Art Kimura joins us by phone to tell us about the upcoming Pan Pacific VEX tournament. Finally, State Librarian Stacey Aldrich is here to tell us about the new Public Library website set to soft launch on Thursday Oct. 6, 2016. Then, after the break, we’re joined by Gwen Jacobs and David Garmire to talk about Hawaii EPSCoR, the recent National Science Foundation award to UH to study Hawaii’s freshwater aquifer.

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Episode 333: EPSCoR and STEM – Jan 14, 2015


First we’ll cover some local science and tech stories, then Nicole Velasco from the Neighborhood Board Commission will tell us about their Board elections. Then Jay Fidell from ThinkTech will join us to tell us about the State of Science panel. Finally, we’ll talk about EPSCoR or Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. Both Kevin Kelly and John Rand are here from the University of Hawaii to tell us about it.

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