To kick off today’s special edition “Victory Drive” show, we hear about a citizen science program called Snap the Shore with Katy Hintzen and Maya Walton from the UH Sea Grant program. Then, after the pledge break, Preshess Willets-Vaquilar from Honolulu Community College’s PCATT program and Carol Kanayama with the Dept of Labor, Workforce Development Division are here to talk about the IT apprenticeship program and workforce development.
To kick off today’s show, we hear about a couple of upcoming events. David Chin from the UH information and computer science program is here will tell us about the next Wetware Wednesday. Then Ruth Gates from UH’s Institute for Marine Biology will tell us about the upcoming Distinguished Lecture Series at the Waikiki Aquarium. Finally, we’ll continue our conversation about STEM education, this week specifically focusing on its links with workforce development. Helen Turner from Chaminade University is here, as well as Scott Murakami from the UH Community College Office of Workforce Development.
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Darren Kimura from Sopogy here to tell us about the Third Annual Hawaii Clean Energy Day. Finally, we’ll find out how employers are ramping up to fill the jobs in Hawaii’s Clean Energy industry. Guest will include Darren Kimura and Scott Murakami from the University of Hawaii Community College Workforce Development.