Episode 404: Post Legislative Tech Agenda – May 25, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Robbie Melton, Luis Salaveria, Mike Shanahan, Forest Frizzell, Ryan Ozawa

We start the hour with the local tech calendar, with two guests here to tell us about upcoming events. Mike Shanahan from Bishop Museum is back to tell us about a new planetarium show called Eyes on Island Earth. Then our good friend Forest Frizzell is here from the Purple Maia Foundation to tell us about the Purple Prize, and Saturday’s launch. Finally, we’ll talk to Robbie Melton from the High Tech Development Corporation and Luis Salevaria from the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism about where the local tech agenda stands following the 2016 Legislative session.

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Episode 403: Tech + Homelessness – May 18, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Ryan (Sal) Salcido, Meli James, Connie Mitchell, Dennis Furukawa, Ryan Ozawa

We start the hour hearing about a couple of upcoming events. First, Ryan (Sal) Salcido is here to tell us about an upcoming Hawaii Drone Academy summer classes and Drone Racer X. Then we have Meli James from HVCA here to tell us about the next HVCA monthly luncheon called State of the Startup Investment Industry in Hawaii. Finally, we’ll talk to Dennis Furukawa from Real Green Power and Connie Mitchell from the Institute for Human Services about leveraging tech for homelessness.

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Episode 402: Comet C/2014 S3 (PANSTARRS) – May 11, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Jackie Keane, Lauren Kaupp, Roy Gal, Ryan Ozawa

We start the hour by featuring a couple of upcoming events. First, Danielle Miller from Maui calls in to tell us about an upcoming Social Media School workshop on the Valley Island. Then Lauren Kaupp from the AAUW-Honolulu will tell us about the next Tech Savvy event coming up at Hawaii Pacific University. Finally, we’ll talk to Jacqueline Keane, Roy Gal and Olivier Hainaut from the Institute for Astronomy about a cold rocky comet called C/2014 S3 (PANSTARRS).

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Episode 401: Coral Restoration Nursery – May 4, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Andy Goshorn, Norton Chan, Dave Gulko, Ryan Ozawa

We start the hour hearing about a couple of upcoming events. First, Frank De Rego from the Maui Economic Development Board calls in to tell us about their upcoming Hawaii STEM Conference and the next Startup Weekend Maui. Then Andy Goshorn from the Coast Guard will bring us up to date on the Mate ROV underwater robotics competition.
Finally, we’ll talk to Dave Gulko and Norton Chan from the Anuenue Fisheries Research Center about their coral restoration nursery.

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Episode 400: Community College #EntrepreneurBootcamp – April 27, 2016

 

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Ann Park, George Yarbrough, Shanah Trevenna, Peter Quigley, Ryan Ozawa

To kick off today’s show, we hear about a couple of upcoming events. Luke Tucker joins us from XLR8UH is here to tell us about an upcoming Startup 101 Bootcamp. Then, Ann Park from the UH Office of Technology Transfer & Economic Development will tell us about next week’s UH Tech Showcase. Finally, we learn about entrepreneurship at the community colleges with Shanah Trevenna, George Yarbrough and Peter Quigley. For more information or to help name the program email your suggestions to george.yarbrough@impacthub.net

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Episode 399: Pan-STARRS – April 20, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Larry Denneau, Ken Dehoff, Richard Wainscoat, Eugene Magnier, Jentery Sayers, Ryan Ozawa, Burl Burlingame

To kick off today’s show, we hear about a couple of upcoming events. Jentery Sayers joins us from the University of Victoria to tell us about an upcoming event called Prototyping the Past. Then Ken DeHoff and Burl Burlingame from the Pacific Aviation Museum are here to tell us about the B5N Torpedo Bomber restoration. Finally, we’ll learn about the Panoramic Survey Telescope & Rapid Response System or Pan-STARRS and the Near Earth Object project with Richard Wainscoat, Eugene Magnier and Larry Denneau from the Institute for Astronomy.

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Episode 396: Hawaii’s Aviation History – March 30, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Charly Kinoshita, Anne Murata (seated), Andrea Fleig, Burl Burlingame, Ryan Ozawa

To kick off today’s show, we hear about a couple of upcoming events. Andrea Fleig join us from the Hawaii Academy of Science to tell us about a biomedical conference and a student STEM event. Then Charly Kinoshita from the College of Tropical Ag and Human Resources (CTAHR) will tell us about an upcoming Student Research Symposium. Finally, with the Solar Impulse aircraft poised to return to the skies, we’re honored to have Anne Murata and Burl Burlingame from the Pacific Aviation Museum to talk about both the future, and the history, of aviation in Hawaii.

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Episode 395: STEM & Workforce Development – March 23, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, David Chin, Helen Turner, Ruth Gates, Scott Murakami, Ryan Ozawa

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.

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Episode 394: Dengue and Zika – March 16, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Elliot Parks, Vivek Nerurker, Arilyn Au, Gabe Yanagihara, Ryan Ozawa

First up today, we hear about a couple of upcoming events. Gabriel Yanagihara is here to tell us about an upcoming Hawaii Virtual Reality Club meeting. Then Arilyn Au joins us from the Society of Women Engineers to tell us about an event called, “Wow! That’s Engineering.” Finally, we’ll learn about the dengue and zika viruses, and we’ll talk with Elliot Parks from Hawaii Biotech and Vivek Nerurkar about work being done right here in Hawaii to fight them.

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Episode 393: HVCA 2016 Entrepreneur Award Winners – March 9, 2016

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Photo: (l:r) Burt Lum, Vincent Kimura, Karl Kim, Dan Nash, Leigh-Ann Miyasato, Bee Leng Chua, Ryan Ozawa

First up today, we hear about three upcoming events. Bee Leng Chua from HiBEAM is here to tell us about the next Going for Growth Leadership Panel. Karl Kim from NDPTC joins us to tell us about the next PRIMO conference. Last but not least, Leigh-Ann Miyasato tells us about the OTTED event called Commercialization Speed Dating. After the break, we’ll devote the rest of the hour to several awardees from the recent HVCA Entrepreneur Awards. Dan Nash from Comprendio, is here, as well as Vincent Kimura from Smart Yields and Garrett Marrero from Maui Brewing.

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