Episode 680: HVCA Beyond Tourism + Ê»Iolani School’s ʻĀina Informatics – Sept 8, 2021

Photo (l:r) Meli James, Eric ʻIwakeliʻi Tong, Joanna Kobayashi

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 ʻIolani High School, who are here to talk about their recent Governorʻs Emergency Education Relief (GEER) award for ʻĀina Informatics, genomics and building a community of practice.

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Episode 680: HVCA Beyond Tourism + Ê»Iolani School’s ʻĀina Informatics – Sept 8, 2021

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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Episode 560: 12th Annual Geek Meet and Ê»Iolani’s Ala Wai CAT – May 22, 2019

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Victor Chang, Tessa Nishida, Shane Matsushima, Ryan Ozawa

First up, you’re invite to Bytes and Flights, the 2nd Annual Purple MaiÊ»a Fun-raiser, an evening of dinner and demos to benefit the growth of their educational programs for the 2019-20 school year. This takes place on Sun, May 26, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM at the Bishop Museum, Great Lawn. Then Ryan Ozawa, uber Geek tells us about the 12th Annual Geek Meet.

Finally, we have the team from ‘Iolani School, Tessa Nishida – Project Manager, Victor Chang – Mechanical Lead, and Shane Matsushima – Programming Lead, tell us about the Ala Wai Catamaran and measuring the water quality in the Ala Wai. The Ala Wai Catamaran will be showcased on the 3rd Floor of the Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership at ‘Iolani School on May 23, 2019. Find details here.

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Episode 460: Iolani School & #AlaWaiChallenge – June 21, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Daisy Chang, Sarisa Choy, Kyla Kohara, Coralie Matayoshi, Yvonne Chan, Ryan Ozawa

We’ve got a full lineup today. First up, we hear Coralie Matayoshi from the Hawaii Chapter of the American Red Cross about hurricane preparedness. Then we talk to Yvonne Chan from Iolani School and the high school team consisting of Sarisa Choy ‘18, Daisy Chang ’18 and Kyla Kohara ‘18 who won in their category for the Make the Ala Wai Awesome Challenge.

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