To kick off today’s show, we hear about a few upcoming events. Mike King from Ikayzo is here to tell us about a new group called Full Stack. Then Art Kimura joins us by phone to tell us about the upcoming Pan Pacific VEX tournament. Finally, State Librarian Stacey Aldrich is here to tell us about the new Public Library website set to soft launch on Thursday Oct. 6, 2016. Then, after the break, we’re joined by Gwen Jacobs and David Garmire to talk about Hawaii EPSCoR, the recent National Science Foundation award to UH to study Hawaii’s freshwater aquifer.
The word of the day is “Hackathon”. First off, Anees Merzi tells us about an upcoming DisruptArmy event. Then Napali Souza joins us from Purple Maia to tell us about the Purple Prize demo day. Finally, after the break, we hear from some of the winning teams from the recent Hawaii Annual Code Challenge. We’ll talk to Team Cobra, HATS and Local Mocos about what inspired them to participate, and what they built.
First off, Tehani Diaz is here to tell us about the next Honolulu Tech4Good meetup and Giving Tuesday. Filmmaker Jeff Katts tells us about the upcoming ClaxtonFest 2016, finally Helen Cho is here to tell us about the Inaugural Launch of Honolulu Startup Grind. After the break, we talk to Robbie Melton, Meli James and Luke Tucker, leaders in the #startupParadise startup initiative, to discuss the challenges of startups growing their market in Hawaii and beyond.
- The Advantages of Building a Startup in a Smaller Tech Community
- Civil Geeks: 2 Experts Explain Why It’s OK For Startups To Leave Hawaii
First off, virtual reality is the theme of the local tech calendar. Chris Lee is here to tell us about a Unity VR workshop coming up at the UH iLab. Then Leslie Dance from the Hawaii Tourism Authority joins us to tell us about technology features at the upcoming Hawaii Tourism Conference. Finally, after the break, we talk to Tristan Bassingthwaighte and Carmel Johnston, both crew members who spent a year in the HI-SEAS habitat on Mauna Loa, to explore long duration missions on Mars.
First off, after some quick Apple talk from today’s keynote, we look ahead on the local tech calendar and the Hawaii Tourism Conference. Shem Lawlor from Blue Planet Foundation is here to tell us about the upcoming Electric Island Drive. Then Fiona Langenberger from PacIOOS joins us to give us an update on PacIOOS website and the IUCN World Congress. Finally, after the break, we’ll talk to Will Haines and Jason Graham, both researchers at DLNR developing programs to save native insect species, the Kamehameha butterfly and Yellow-faced bee.
First off, we look ahead on the local tech calendar. First up is Katarina Poljakova from Sultan Ventures to tell us about the upcoming XLR8UH info session. Then Rodney Boucher tells us about the 6th annual “Get Ready Ewa Beach” Emergency Preparedness Fair. Finally, after the break, we talk to Jeff Kirschner and Kim Falinski about the World Conservation Congress, conservation, clean water, citizen science, and a project called Litterati.
We look ahead on the local tech calendar. First up is this weekend’s Hawaii Annual Code Challenge, and Leila Kagawa is here to give us an update. Then our good friend Chenoa Farnsworth joins us from Blue Startups to tell us what they’re looking for in their next cohort of companies. Finally, after the break, we explore what it means to be an “artist in residence.” More science organizations have taken a novel approach to visualize and share their work with the public. Artists Laurie Sumiye and Rebecca Rutstein are here, along with Carlie Weiner from Schmidt Ocean Institute and Tanya Ortega from the National Parks Arts Foundation.
We kick off the show with a couple of news guests. Rod Hinman joins us by phone from the Big Island to tell us about the Kona Science Cafe. Then Jadie Goo is here from HTA along with Mike King from Ikayzo to tell us about the new GoHawaii mobile app. Finally, we talk to Researcher and author Christie Wilcox who shared how venoms work as a defense mechanism and how these biochemical toxins are created. Her book Venomous is now available in bookstores.
First off, we’ look ahead on the local tech calendar. Dan Tousignant is on the line to tell us about the upcoming Agile 101 class. They Mike King from Design Hui joins us to tell us about the screening of Design Disruptors. Finally, after the break, we get an update on all the recent exoplanet discoveries. Joining us are Nader Haghighipour and Evan Sinukoff, both astronomers at the Institute for Astronomy.
- Hawaii Astronomers and Telescopes Haul in One Hundred New Planets
- Planet Hunters
- Latest study of Tabby’s star offers more weirdness
First off, we look ahead on the local tech calendar. Rich Pyle and Mike Wilson are here from the Bishop Museum to tell us about a new exhibit, Journeys. Also, Beverly da Silva from the ESA law firm is here to tell us about their upcoming tech conference, Envision Strategize Actualize. Finally, after the break, we find out about the latest launch of “Project Imua” from NASA’s Flight Facility in Virginia. Joining us are Joe Ciotti, Directer of the Center for Aerospace Education at Windward Community College, and students Cale Mechler from WCC and Onkar Nerukar from Honolulu Community College.