Then, we are joined by Gwen Jacobs, Co-Director of the Hawai‘i Data Science Institute and Director of Cyber Infrastructure and Phil Johnson Professor of Information and Computer Science to talk about a new EPSCoR project from the National Science Foundation to leverage data science to better prepare for climate resilience.
First up, we have Naomi Yoshida from Purple Maia to tell us about their upcoming Grit and Grinz event coming up this weekend on May 28th.
Then, we are joined by Meli James, co-founder of Mana Up, whoʻs brought a couple of companies, Chloe Blake from Kauai Sweet Shoppe and Ben Lillibridge from Malama Mushrooms, to talk about the pop-up retail site at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, their respective startups and Cohort 7.
First up, we have Darien Siguenza Program Manager at Purple Maia here to tell us about a new entrepreneurial accelerator program for women called Foundher. Applications for cohort #1 are open until July 1, 2021.
Then, we are joined by Mathieu St-Arnaud from Normal Studios in Montreal, Quebec, whoÊ»s here to tell us about the tech behind the upcoming Beyond Van Gogh Honolulu production happening at the Hawaii Convention Center on July 2 to Aug 15, 2021.
First up we have Sanford Ching, Director of AFCEA, and he’s here to tell us about AFCEA’s STEM grants.
Then we have Alec Wagner, Director of Purple Prize and Kilo Hoku, Preston Tran, co-founder of Box Farm Labs and Joshua Parker recently won the Kipuka Innovation Challenge with Hawaiian Hydropower, talk about native culture and tech innovation. As an added note, Kilo Hoku is taking place this Saturday, Sept 26 and you are all welcome to join. Register for the event here.
First up, the next installment of the Manoa Heritage Center’s Virtual Kahaukani Conversations features guest speaker is Dr. Sam â€˜Ohu Gon III who will be discussing the similarities and differences between Hawaiian and Western knowledge systems, and the future of collaborative knowledge and sharing to benefit us all. It’s free and takes place on Thursday, August 27, time: 5:00 pm. It’s free, register here.
First up, I want to let you know about the Spring break Altino Coding training for teachers. There are two 3-day 3-credit introduction to coding workshop for teachers, during spring break starting March 16 for the Campbell Kapolei Complex and Maui Complex starting March 19th. There are only 30 seats per 3 day training. Teacher can take the class for 3 credits. They can sign up via the Dept of Education’s professional development PDE3 website – search for “Altino”. Mahalo to sponsors Kamehameha Schools, Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation, Toyota Hawaii, and the State of Hawaii legislature so teachers can attend for only $25 for a 3-day 3-credit class. Sign up here before it fills up.
First up, the Indigenous Technology Prototype Showcase is taking place on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the Impact Hub. You will be able to check out 12 technology concepts creating value for our community and the Ê»Äina.
Then we have Sherrie Richman on the show to talk about XR and the XR Meetup Group. Finally, we have Anne Weber from the Impact Hub Honolulu to talk about coworking in Hawaii, how the space has evolved and Impact HubÊ»s expansion plans.
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 â€“ 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 â€˜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 â€˜Iolani School on May 23, 2019. Find details here.
First we start with a few announcements:
- On Friday May 17th Purple MaiÊ»a haumÄna (students) will showcase their project work at HÄlau Ê»Äªnana from 4:00 PM â€“ 6:00 PM HST
- Mana Up will host the Native Hawaiian female founders panel on Tuesday May 21st, 5-8pm at HÄlau Ê»Äªnana, Meli James will moderate.
- Finally, the Entrepreneurs Sandbox has their open house this week from 8am – 4:30pm. Also Wetware Wednesday on 5/22, featuring collaborative robots, 4:30pm to 7pm. You’ll have to attend to find out more.
Then Ame Arakaki, entrepreneur and inventor tells us about Ecoponics. Last but not least, we have Susan Yamada, Director of UH Ventures tell us about establishing the UH Innovation Hub/Center and progress with the Atherton YMCA renovations.
We kick off today’s show learning about ‘Scholar’s App,’ a local tool to help students find financial aid with its founder Traven Watase. Then we talk to Donavan Kealoha, Kamu Enos from Purple Maia about the Purple Prize and Adam Laimana from team Waiwai and Halepili about building apps with Aloha Ê»Ä€ina.