First, we hear about the AAUW Tech Savvy conference with Dawn Robertson from Sacred Hearts Academy. Then Andy Karsner, managing partner of Emerson Collective, joins us by phone to tell us about the Earth Day Energy Summit. Then we check in on the current state of crypto-currencies, blockchain technology and legislation HB2257 with Spencer Toyama and David Henry.
First, we hear about a couple of upcoming events. Nate Lim is here to tell us about a Machine Learning competition starting this Friday, April 30th, and Rosie Alegado joins us by phone to talk about the SMART Ala Wai project workshop. Then we learn about one of the largest STEM conferences held in Hawaii, which outgrew its home on Maui and, for the last two years has be held at the Hawaii Convention Center. In conjunction with the STEM Conference we’ve organized a 24hr hackathon for high school called HACC4Edu.
First up we hear from Bob Nakasone about STEM Education and Research in Okinawa and Hawaii, and an upcoming event focused on the topic at the East West Center. Then we learn about the state’s Creative Lab Hawaii program, and the making of the movie Kuleana, opening in theaters on March 30th. Georja Skinner and Brian Kohne join us to talk about movie making in Hawaii.
First up we hear about a couple of upcoming events that are part of Bishop Museum’s month-long Hi-Sci Festival. Hadley Anderson is here to talk about this Sunday’s, 3/17 “Fall in Love with Science Discovery Day.” Then Dr. Richard Pyle tells us about a talk he’s doing about “Exploring the Deep Coral Reefs of Papahānaumokuākea.” Then we learn about the Onizuka Day of Exploration from Eric McFee, Director of Support Services for the Boy Scouts of America.
First up we talk to Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups about the open call for Cohort 10. Then we learn about the Maui Energy Conference from Frank De Rego from MEDB and Aki Marceau from the Elemental Excelerator. The Elemental Excelerator will be hosting a reverse pitch at the conference and streaming it live on March 15th at 10:30am HST from their Facebook page.
First up we talk with Paige Donnelly about the launch of a new art-tech app called Art World Escape. Then Meli James returns to give us the very latest on tomorrow night’s HVCA Awards Gala. Finally we invited Scott Robertson and Stephani Diep from UH to tell us about the upcoming AT&T Hackathon happening on March 9-10.
First up we talk with Zeny Picone about a free Google workshop for small businesses happening tomorrow. Here are the links for more information about the workshop and the small business toolkit. Then we are joined by Kathleen Cabral from LCC to hear about their annual Geek Day. Finally we invited Robbie Melton, Exec Director of the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation or HTDC, to talk about the future of the Manoa Innovation Center.
The first two workshops will be on O‘ahu on:
- Saturday February 17th from 9 to 11 a.m. at Kamiloiki Elementary Cafeteria, 7788 Hawai‘i Kai Dr, Honolulu; and
- Saturday February 24th from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Wai‘anae Intermediate Cafeteria, 85-626 Farrington Hwy, Wai‘anae
Then we get to know the Pineapple Crate, a brand new co-working space in Central O‘ahu. Brandon Askew and Lilette Subedi join us to tell us all about it.
First up we hear from Debbie Kula about the Girls Go Cyber Start program at Sacred Hearts. Then we’ll talk about the resurgence of breadfruit or ulu, as a natural food source and the upcoming statewide agroforestry workshop with Diane Ragone from the National Tropical Botanical Garden and local native plant expert, Heidi Bornhorst.
First up we have Tarik Sultan from Sultan Ventures to tell us about their upcoming Spring XLR8HI workshops. Then we’ll talk with Ted Dintersmith, creator of Most Likely to Succeed and Brian Dote from Mid Pacific Institute about School Retool and how schools need to keep up with fast changing technology.
Note: For discounts on XLR8HI Workshops use discount code: Bytemarks