Episode 308: Schmidt Ocean Institute & Falkor – July 23, 2014

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Joining us today is Shay Chan Hodges from Maui to tell us about her new book Lean On and Lead. Then we’ll talk to Tony Marzi from Hawaii Tech Works to tell us about the upcoming Tech Tuesday event. Finally, we’ve invited researchers Dr. Erica Goetze and Chantel Chang from UH SOEST and Carlie Wiener from the Schmidt Ocean Institute to tell us about some of the work being done on the R/V Falkor at Station Aloha.

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Episode 307: Update Energy Excelerator – July 16, 2014

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Joining us today is Marco Morowec from Learn2Code to tell us about an event concept planned for Hawaii. Then we have Chris Brammer from the Hawaii Conservation Alliance to tell us about a public event happening tonight at the Conservation Conference. Finally, we’ll get an inside look at the Energy Excelerator and find out about their latest co-horts and plans for the future. We talk with Scott Cooney from Pono Home and Lauren Tonokawa from the Energy Excelerator.

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Episode 306: Crowdsourcing the fight against Invasive Plants – July 9, 2014

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Joining us today is William Hozey to tell us about the International VEX Robotics Summer Games. Then we have Lihla Noori from the Hawaii Conservation Alliance to tell us about the Conservation Conference called “Navigating Change in the Pacific Islands”. Finally, we’ll find out how the Nature Conservancy leverages the crowd and technology to find invasive species in a program called the Hawaii Challenge.

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Episode 305: Proximity Apps – July 2, 2014

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Joining us today is Dean Levitt from Mad Mimi to tell us what’s new with contact management. Then we have Darrell Kim from Pacific New Media to tell us about his upcoming class on WordPress. Finally, we’ll talk to local startup graduates from Blue Startups, Cultur app and Happy Hour Pal about Bluetooth Low Energy and proximity services.

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Episode 304: Open Source for Business – June 25, 2014

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First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Georja Skinner from DBEDT to tell us about HVCA’s panel called Getting to Know the “Creatives”. Then we have James Cave from the Offsetter to talk about the Top 8 project. Finally, we’ll talk to Matt Bickel from BITHawaii and Hoala Greevy from Pau Box about using open source applications in business.

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Episode 303: Yuru & Focus Opus – June 18, 2014

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First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today by phone is Rod Hinman from Aurora Research on Hawaii Island to tell us about the Tech Monday Pau Hana. Then we have Leigh-Ann Miyasato from Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawai‘i here to talk about the upcoming Bootstrapping event. Finally, we’ll talk to Daphne Hargrove from Yuru and Jenee Dana from Focus Opus about being part of the Blue Startup accelerator and kicking off their new companies.

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Episode 302: HI-SEAS Mission 2 – June 11, 2014

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First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is GB Hajim from Hawaii Con to tell us about what’s new with Hawaii’s only scifi, comix convention. Then we have Meli James from Blue Startups to tell us about the upcoming Startup Paradise Demo Day. Finally, we’ll talk to Kim Binsted and Simon Engler about HI-SEAS, the Mars analog and long duration living in a remote habitat.

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Episode 301: Hydroponics & Aquaponics – June 4, 2014

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First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we have Julius Paulo and Jenna Komatsu from UH Outreach College here to talk about Science in Action. Finally, we’ll talk to Benny Ron and Kerry Kakazu from Metro Grow Hawaii about new tech agriculture like hydroponics and aquaponics.

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Episode 300: Local Pharma – May 28, 2014

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First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today are Kyle Miller and Amanda Shigeoka, two seniors from Iolani School to tell us about Aurasma and the 2014 Yearbook. Then Jason Sewell from DevLeague tells us about a dev workshop for junior coders. Finally, we’ll talk with the execs from two home grown pharma companies, David Watumull from Cardax Pharmaceuticals and Kevin Lye from Pono Pharma about doing business in Hawaii.

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Episode 299: Business Plan Competition 2014 – May 21, 2014

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First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Mark Hines from Mid Pacific Institute to tell us about Kupu Hou Academy, then we have Spencer Toyama from Sudokrew to tell us about an energy saving program called We-fficiency. Finally, we’ll talk to two finalists from the UH Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship, Business Plan Competition. Magdy Iskandar and Ruthsenne Gagarin join us from MiWa Technologies and Nick Fisher from Med-e-Bed. Additional links and stories:

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