Episode 605: COVID-19 Tracking and DOE Distance Learning – April 1, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Karl Kim, Leanna Agcaoili, Norman Sales

First up, the Hawaii Island Business Plan Competition (HIplan) for UH Hilo & Hawaii Community College Students is now a virtual event. It’s the Virtual Kilauea Eruption Recovery App Hackathon that will take place on April 4-5 on the BizzyB.com platform. Teams could Win up to $5000 in cash prizes. Student admission to the Hackathon is free, with signups available on a first-come fist serve basis. For information, visit https:// bizzyb.com/hiplan-hackathon-2020/.

Then we have Karl Kim from the NDPTC join us to talk about the COVID-19 tracking project.

Finally, we’re joined by Norman Sales of Farrington High School and Leanna Agcaoili of Fern Elementary School to talk about distance learning in the age of remote work and shelter in place. We also get to talk about the 808Unconference.

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Episode 370: UAV Education – Sept 30, 2015


On tonight’s special edition of Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll jump right into our conversation with a couple of news guests. Steve Sue joins us to tell us about an upcoming Marketing and Networking Workshop. Then Sandy Park is here to tell us about the Advanced Manufacturing Conference, organized by the High Tech Development Corporation. Finally, we’ll revisit the hot topic of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or ‘drones’, with Hawaii’s leading expert Ted Ralston and Mike Elliot of Drone Services Hawaii. What special applications are we seeing for drones in Hawaii? And can the technology be commercialized in the face of fast-shifting regulations?

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Ted Ralston, Sandy Park, Steve Sue, Mike Elliot, Ryan Ozawa

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Episode 264: Energy Excelerator – Sept 4, 2013


First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Iris Terashima and Karl Kim from the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) to tell us about the upcoming Natural Disaster Awareness for Community Leaders workshop. Finally, we talk to Ibis Networks and Gen-X Energy Developments to find out how the Energy Excelerator is helping energy companies get jump started.

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