Episode 617: AHEF Scholarships + Aloha Trace & Safe Path – June 24, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Mary Smith, Brandon Kurisu, Michael Kamida

First up we have Mary Smith from Hawaii Pacific University and AFCEA, here to tell us about the Merit Scholarship Award Applications. The application due date is July 31, 2020.

Then we’re joined by Brandon Kurisu from Upspring Media and Michael Kamida from Nuix to talk about using Aloha Trace, Safe Path and contact tracing.

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Episode 600: ʻŌlelo Jam, HPU STEM Conference + Women in Data Science – Feb 26, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Mary Smith, Trisha Nakayama, Martha Crosby

First up, on Saturday, February 29, 2020, Hālau ʻĪnana in Kapaʻakea-Mōʻiliʻili will transform into an ʻŌlelo Jam. They’ve invite Hawaiian speakers to come and co-create digital content in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi for community which includes teachers, students, kupuna as well as new learners. No tech experience is needed; just the (desire) to ʻōlelo or speak Hawaii and create a better world for us ma ka ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi!

Then, Mary Smith from the Hawaii Pacific University joins us to tell us about the upcoming Women of Color STEM Entrepreneurship conference.

Last but not least, we’re joined by Trisha Nakayama from IBM and Martha Crosby, Professor in ICS at UH Manoa, to talk about careers in data science and the Women in Data Science Conference sponsored by IBM.

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Episode 527: eSports Tournament at HPU and ARRL Simulated Emergency Test – Oct 3, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Clem Jung, Cody Down

During this special pledge drive edition, we kick things off with HPU CIO Cody Down, who’s here to tell us about the kick off of a League of Legends eSports tournament at HPU. Then after a short pledge break we talk to Clem Jung about the upcoming ARRL Ham Radio Simulated Emergency Test.

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Episode 381: VEX Robotics – Dec 16, 2015


We’ll kick off the show with a couple of news guests. McKay Davis is here to tell us about the monthly Code for Hawaii meetup. Then Steven Hanneman is here from HPU to tell us about the #HPUBiz4Good campaign. Finally, after the break, we’ll spend the rest of the hour talking about VEX Robotics with Pearl City High School math teacher Hai Nguyen and team representatives: Christine Uehara (Senior) and Sean Santiago (Sophomore) and from Waianae High School, biology teacher Sarah Kern and team members Russell Kiyono (Senior), Kalani Fernandez (Senior) and Haven Bashaw (Junior).

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, McKay Davis, Haven Bashaw, Kalani Fernandez, Russell Kiyono, Christine Uehara, Sean Santiago, Steve Hannemann, Ryan Ozawa

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Episode 340: Broadband as Critical Infrastructure – Mar 4, 2015


First we’ll cover some local science and tech stories, then we’ll speak with Gloria Brasuel about the first Tech-Savvy event. Then Frank De Rego from MEDB will join us to tell us about the Maui Energy Conference. Finally, we’ll learn about broadband access and how key stakeholders are considering it critical infrastructure. We’ll be taking to Sen. Kalani English, HPU President Geoffrey Bannister and Dr. Rich Berry from PaCom to get the details.

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