Episode 732: FoundHer + Pacific Tech 2022 – Sept 7, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Naomi Yoshida, Cindy Matsuki, Bernice Kissinger

First up, we have Naomi Yoshida from Purple Maia to share an important announcement about FoundHer. Gold Futures Challenge voting is open now for your favorite 3 finalists.

Then, we are joined by Cindy Matsuki SBIR Program Manager at HTDC and Bernice Kissinger Executive Vice President at Pacific Impact Zone and theyʻre here to tell us about the SBIR and the Pacific Tech 2022. Early bird sign up closes on September 9, 2022.

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Episode 732: FoundHer + Pacific Tech 2022 – Sept 7, 2022

Episode 716: Event Calendar + Hatch Pitch Day – May 18, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Wayne Murphy, Sarid Ditton, Suzan Shahrestani, John Dobovan

First on our event list is a media training webinar offered in partnership with HTDC and the Chamber of Commerce. The goal of media training is to assist and prepare you for your role in representing your company, and take advantage of promotional opportunities. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM HST, Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No 9, Homer Maxey Conference Room

Also on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, from 12 to 1 p.m. (HST), Hawaii Community Foundation is holding a virtual presentation in which they will dive into the world of cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether, Binance Coin and others. Theyʻll answer questions like: How does it work? Do I need a wallet? What do I need to know about state and federal legislation, tax treatment, and trends using cryptocurrency in philanthropy?

Then, HTDC is offering a webinar to develop effective digital marketing strategies targeting other businesses in the LinkedIn platform. Topics to be discussed include how to optimize your profile, target your clients, publishing content that adds value, how to get your employees involved, and creating visually appealing posts that capture the attention of your LinkedIn target audience more effectively. This takes place on Thursday, May 26, 2022, Time: 9:00AM – 11:00AM HST, Location: Online

For our main segment, I’m happy to welcome back Wayne Murphy, co-founder and partner of Hatch, Sarid Ditton, marketing executive from Hatch, Dr. Suzan Shahrestani from Minnowtech and John Dobovan, with Kulahaven Farms, to give us an update on their recent aquaculture pitch day and the Innovation Studio.

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Episode 716: Event Calendar + Hatch Pitch Day – May 18, 2022

Episode 698: HTDC Tech Job Fair + IT Workforce Development – Jan 12, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Ellen Ng, Keala Peters, Kelly Ueoka

First up, we have Ellen Ng from HTDC, here to tell us about the upcoming Virtual Tech Job Fair happening on Jan 21, 2022 from 9am to 2pm.

Then, we are joined by Keala Peters, EVP of Education and Workforce Development at the Chamber of Commerce and Kelly Ueoka, President of Pacxa, here to tell us about the IT Workforce Development initiative. Catch the IT Workforce Presentation on Jan 26 here.

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Episode 698: HTDC Tech Job Fair + IT Workforce Development – Jan 12, 2022

Episode 690: #GalswithLEI + Worldwide Walls NFTs – Nov 17, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Liz Dorn, Ellen Ng, Jasper Wong, Aisha Arif

First up, we have Liz Dorn, Seminars Program Coordinator, from the East West Center Seminars here to tell us about a #GalswithLEI online panel called Investment & Change for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses.

Then, we are joined by Ellen Ng from HTDC, Jasper Wong from Worldwide Walls (formerly, Pow Wow) and Aisha Arif, from Makers Place to talk about urban street art, digital assets and NFTs.

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Episode 690: #GalswithLEI + Worldwide Walls NFTs – Nov 17, 2021

Episode 654: Sandbox Reopening + Molokai Digital Navigators – March 10, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Shane Makanui-Lopez, Rosie Davis, Judy Mikami, Daylen Casino

First up, we have Shane Mahanui-Lopez from the Entrepreneurs Sandbox here to tell us about the next Women in Technology interview and the reopening of the Entrepreneurs Sandbox.

Then, we are joined by Rosie Davis, Executive Director at Maui County Area Health Education (AHEC), Judy Mikami, Healthcare Specialist at Rural Health Care Consulting and Daylen Casino, past President of the Health Occupation Student Association on Molokai to talk about helping others navigate through the digital landscape.

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Episode 654: Sandbox Reopening + Molokai Digital Navigators – March 10, 2021

Episode 648: Mana Up Cohort 6 + Tech Bridges – Jan 27, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Meli James, Neal Miyake, Len Higashi

First up, we share info on the upcoming 6th annual It’s Great to be A Teacher (virtual) event! Saturday, January 30, 2021 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. If you are interested in what it takes to become a teacher sign up for this free event here.

We then have Meli James from Mana Up here to tell us about the application period for Mana Upʻs Cohort 6.

As our main feature, we are joined by Neal Miyake from the US Dept of the Navy, Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific and Len Higashi from the Hawaii Technology Development Center to talk about a collaboration between Naval Labs, industry, and academia called Tech Bridges.

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Episode 648: Mana Up Cohort 6 + Tech Bridges

Episode 637: HTDC Virtual Tech Job Fair + Hawaii Career Pathways – Nov 11, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Alex Harris, Keala Peters, Stephen Schatz

First up, we have Ellen Ng from the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation here to tell us about the upcoming Virtual Tech Job Fair.

Then, we are joined by Alex Harris, VP of Programs from the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation, Keala Peters, VP of Education and Workforce Development from the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii and Stephen Schatz, Executive Director at Univ. of Hawaii’s P-20 Partnerships for Education, to talk about resources to navigate the Hawaii Career Pathway and the Hawaii Career Explorer.

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Episode 627: PPE Innovation Grant Program + Digital Currency Innovation Lab – Sept 2, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Wayne Layugan, Iris Ikeda, Liam Grist, Andrew Benson

First up the National Day of Civic Hacking is coming up on Saturday, September 12, 2020. Code for Hawaiʻi, Code for America, and the Brigade Network for the 2020 are teaming up to present NDoCH, which brings together civic leaders, public servants, designers, coders, and engaged citizens to partner with local government and community groups to tackle some of our toughest challenges.

Then we have Wayne Layugan, Sr Project Engineer at Innovate Hawaii at HTDC, and he’s here to tell us about a the PPE Innovation Grant program.

Next we are joined by Iris Ikeda from the Division of Financial Institutions in DCCA, Liam Grist from Cloud Nalu and Andrew Benson from River Financial to talk about cryptocurrency, innovation and the Digital Currency Innovation Lab.

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Episode 624: HTDC Women in Tech + The Enterprise Center – Aug 12, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Ellen Ng, Deb Socia

First up, Ellen Ng from HTDC is here to tell us about the Workforce Recovery Initiative and the upcoming Women in Tech series: An Interview with Colleen Milbury.

Then we’re joined by Deb Socia, President and CEO of the Enterprise Center to talk about connecting Hamilton County Schools (Chattanooga, TN), 5G and innovation.

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Episode 608: UH Startup Accelerator & 3D Printing PPE – April 22, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Steve Auerbach, Tim Cottrell, Rodrigo Romo

Thanks to HTDC, on Tuesday, April 28th Eric Heenan, President of Alaka’i Executive Search, will hold a complimentary webinar on strategies to make your LinkedIn profile stand out and get noticed by recruiters and hiring managers. Please register by Monday, April 27 at 12pm. After registration closes, they will send a Zoom link to all registered participants.

Steve Auerbach, Director of the Office of Innovation and Commercialization at UH, joins us to tell us about a webinar on innovating new economic sectors in Hawaii.

Then we’re joined by Tim Cottrell, Head of School at Iolani School and Rodrigo Romo, Program Manager at Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems to talk about activating their makerspaces to help meet the demand for Personal Protective Equipment.

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