This week we get into our conversation with Meli James, President of HVCA and talk about the upcoming HVCA Entrepreneur Awards. Along with Meli, I welcome Joan Salwen, CEO of Blue Ocean Barns and Jalene Kanani, President and Creative Director, NOHO Home to talk about their companies and what got them recognized.
First up, Blue Startups is hosting a virtual Founder Mixer and Cohort 14 Info Session on February 17 – if you or you know a prospective applicant you can invite them to this event.
Then, we are joined by Meli James from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association along with Assaf Karmon, Co-founder, TurnoverBnB and Brian Glazer, Co-founder, Hohonu, Inc., here to tell us about the upcoming Entrepreneur Awards. You can catch the Entrepreneur Awards on March 1st on KGMB at 9:00pm HST.
First up, we have Meli James from the Mana Up and HVCA here to tell us about an upcoming virtual event called: Beyond Tourism – Transforming Hawai’iÊ»s Economy Through Investment.
Then, we are joined by Joanna Kobayashi and Eric Tong from Ê»Iolani High School, who are here to talk about their recent GovernorÊ»s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) award for Ê»Ä€ina Informatics, genomics and building a community of practice.
First up, we have Meli James from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association here to tell us about the open nomination period for the upcoming HVCA Entrepreneur + Deal of the Year. Nominations close on Dec 26, 2020.
Then, we are joined by Brandon Kurisu, President of AIO Digital and Josh Quint, Epidemiologist from the Dept of Health, to talk about the exposure notification, contact tracing app called Aloha Safe Alert.
First up, join HVCA this Friday July 26th, for a breakfast panel discussion on the “Future of High: Cannabis 2.0 in Hawaii“. You will learn what’s next for cannabis, CBD and hemp products in the state of Hawaii. The panel will discuss lessons learned, recent regulatory changes, upcoming trends and investment in this emerging industry. Then we have Mondy Jamshidi from Travel2Change us to give us an update on a new partnership.
For our main segment, we have Marc Alexander, Executive Director of the Office of Housing and Megan Muramatsu, Administrative Services Officer from the City and County of Honolulu talk about the What Works Cities project, the Honolulu Dashboard and the Data Governance Committee.
First up, Meli James joins us with to update on the annual Hawaii Venture Capital Association Gala awards banquet. Then, Corie Tanida, independent consultant and Melia Marguleas, senior from Punahou, join us to tell us about Hawaii’s Automatic Voter Registration initiative. Legislative bills to follow: HB1217 and SB412.
First, we hear about a South-by-Southwest Meet and Greet coming up next week. Phil Tripp, SXSW Senior Business Development Manager tell’s us all about it. Then, Meli James is back to brief us on the schedule for the next cohort of Mana Up, including some important deadlines for “Made-in-Hawaii” companies, as well as the next HVCA panel feature candidates in the Lt. Governor’s race. After the break, we learn about e-ICON, an international student coding challenge that originated in Korea but is now coming to Hawaii. Shane Asselstine and Judy Nagasako from the Department of Education are here to tell us about it.
First up, Meli James is here to tell us about what’s new with the next HVCA Luncheon about the future of the innovation economy in Hawaii. Then we hear from Purple Prize winners Sam Murphy from Innovative IÊ»a Kilo Practices and Nohealani Hirahara from Native Stories about their projects to leverage technology to advance cultural awareness.
First up, we hear about this month’s HVCA Luncheon. Then it’s on to the Honolulu Mini-Maker Faire, with Ross Mukai from the Oahu Makerspace. Then we talk about the recent King Tides, and the part that citizen science can play, with Matt Gonser and Shellie Habel from the University of Hawaii.
- Liquid App
- Coastal Geology Group
- As sea level rises, much of Honolulu and Waikiki vulnerable to groundwater inundation
- Development of a model to simulate groundwater inundation induced by sea-level rise.