Today we are onsite in Hilo at Haleʻōlelo, the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo’s Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻe likōlani College of Hawaiian Language. First up, we are joined by Matt Rantanen from the Southern California Tribal Digital Village and Mariel Triggs from Muralnet, to talk about the Internet Society and the 2019 Indigenous Connectivity Summit. Then, I am happy to have Dennis ‘Bumpy’ Kanahele from the Nation of Hawaii and Havasupai Tribe Councilwoman Ophelia Watahomigie-Corliss on the program to talk about community networks and self determination.
First up, the Internet Society – Hawaii Chapter is having its inaugural meetup on Thursday June 20th at Sultan Ventures at 5pm. The Internet Society is dedicated to keeping the Internet open and accessible to all. They will also be holding the Indigenous Connectivity Summit here in Nov. 2019. Then David Ulrich tells us about the Contemporary Photography in Hawaii exhibit call for entries. Finally, we feature Frank Clark from Waikiki Yokocho tell us about the web series which starts with the Emmy award winning video Ramen Yokocho.