Then we’re joined by Jennifer Lynch, Ph.D. Co-Director of the Hawaiʻi Pacific University’s Center for Marine Debris Research and Kevin O’Brien, President, Founder of Papahānaumokuākea Marine Debris Project. They’re here to talk about a recent NOAA Sea Grant award to support marine debris removal pilot projects.
First up, we have Meli James co-founder of Mana Up, here to tell us about the upcoming 2021 Mana Up Showcase happening on Thursday, Nov 4, 2021.
First, we hear about the Brain Computer Interface Hackathon happening at UH on July 15-16. Jonas Vibell is here on this national holiday to tell us all about it.Â Then, we learn about some new digital tools making it easier for researchers and students to study corals and the coastline. Paulo Maurin and Ross Winans from NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management join us after the break.
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First up today, we hear about a couple of upcoming events. Carolyn Gerin joins us by phone to tell us about the Maui Wed Tech Summit. Then Cindy Matsuki from HTDC returns to tell us about the next Wetware Wednesday, and Ben Nelson joins us by phone to to tell us about the AT&T Hackathon. Finally, we’ll explore the Northwest Hawaiian Islands in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument with Daniel Wagner and Jonathan Tree, two of the researchers who will travel on the NOAA vessel Okeanos Explorer.
- Pictures and video from last yearâ€™s Okeanos expedition to the Monument
- The overall expedition this year
- About the expedition to the Monument
- Okeanos Explorer Livestream
In this hour, we’ll first hear about the upcoming Okeanos Explorer deep sea expedition to the PapahÄnaumokuÄkea Marine National Monument with Christopher Kelley and Daniel Wagner. Then after the break, we’ll hear from Angel Yanagihara and Mimi Pezzuto about jelly fish research, commercializing university IP, Sting No More and bringing a new cream that offers relief from painful stings to market.
Photo: Burt Lum, Daniel Wagner, Chris Kelly, Toni Parras, Angel Yanagihara, Ryan Ozawa (l:r)
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings from Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll have George Takei join us by phone to tell us about a couple of upcoming Honolulu events. Finally, we’ll talk with Chris Ostrander and Jim Potemra from the School of Ocean and Earth Science & Technology about the Hawaii Ocean Observing System.