First up we have Mark Hukill here to tell us about the upcoming Pacific Telecommunication Council Annual Conference. Then Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups joins us to tell us about the upcoming East Meets West Conference. Then we learn about the KeikiCo Business Plan Competition from Kaiser High School students Kelli Chinen and Jacob Heberle and American Savings Bank President and CEO Rich Wacker.
First up we have Tarek Shraibati from the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation here to tell us about the upcoming VEX Robotics Competition. Also Chris Thalinger from Twitter is here to tell us about the LavaOne Conference. Then we talk with Mele Kalama-Kingma from Mamalani and Jan Hori from Hawaiian Pie Company, two companies from the first Mana Up cohort.
Happy New Year! First up we have Ian Kitajima from Oceanit here to tell us about a series of special Altino coding classes for kids and adults. Then we talk with Tom Conway and Sajja Koirala from the Center for Disability Studies about assistive technologies and efforts to ensure web information and tools are accessible to everyone.
- Altino Class, Lunchtime briefing: Jan 11
- Altino Class, Sensors: Jan 20
- Altino Class, Workshop Saturdays: Feb 3
- Section 508 Accessibility Program
First up, Jodi Ito from Univ of Hawaii’s ITS Dept is here to tell us about the upcoming GenCyber Campfire happening on Jan 3, 2018. Then we talk about the agriculture industry and upcoming agriculture hackathon called the AGathon, kicking off on Jan 6, 2018. Brian Miyamoto, Exec Director of the Hawaii Farm Bureau joins us for the interview.
- Lenovo Jedi Challenges
- Roku Streaming stick (it’s 30 bucks!)
- AR Teddy bear sadly the Amazon page has better info on the bear than anyone else.
- Apple Air Pods
- Bluewave Wireless headphone amplifier (think airpods without the airpods)
- Ancheer folding electric bike
- DJI Spark
First up, Matt Motoki is here to tell us about a new local Machine Learning meetup group. Then we hear about the latest developments from Elliot Parks of Hawaii Biotech and Axel Lehrer from UH John A. Burns School of Medicine and their quest to find a vaccine for the Ebola virus.
We’ll kick off the news segment with a reminder for CSforAll Night at Pearl City High School. Then Samantha Kimsey from Computational Thinkers tells us about the Winter Break Camp. Finally, we’ll talk with Eleanor Hampson, Director of School Engagement, Calli Mason, Director of Grants Management at Project Lead the Way. Also joining us on the line is Sarah Milianta, 7th Grade teacher from Ilima Intermediate School.
First up, Abby Lunardini, SVP of Brand Marketing and Communications at Postmates is on the line to tell us about the launch of Postmates in Hawaii. Then we hear from Nalukai Executive Director, David Clarke and Kamehameha High School senior, Nick Wong about the entrepreneurial bootcamp for students called Nalukai Academy.
First up, Meli James is here to tell us about what’s new with the next HVCA Luncheon about the future of the innovation economy in Hawaii. Then we hear from Purple Prize winners Sam Murphy from Innovative Iʻa Kilo Practices and Nohealani Hirahara from Native Stories about their projects to leverage technology to advance cultural awareness.
We kick off the show with news guest, Travis Takashima from St. Louis High School who is here to tell us about the upcoming VEX IQ Robotics qualifying competition. Then we talk to Isla Young from STEMWorks & Women in Technology and Katie Hendrickson from Code.org about Hour of Code, #CSforAll and Computer Science in schools.