Today we’ll be exploring local botany and a program that’s seeking out nutritional and pharmaceutical benefits from common backyard plants. We’ll be spending the FULL HOUR with Dr. Inge White and her student Nyan Stillwell on location at Windward Community College visiting the lab and garden. The newly approved certificate of achievement is called Agripharmatech and one of the course of study is Ethnopharmacognosy. Photo (l-r) Dr. Inge White, Ryan Ozawa, Bonnie Beatson, Nyan Stillwell. Photo by Burt Lum.
September 25th, 2014 — Podcasts
September 17th, 2014 — Podcasts
Joining us today is Rod Hinman from Hawaii Tech Pau Hana to tell us about their upcoming meetup about Liquid Robotics. Then we have Sandy Park from the High Tech Development Corp to tell us about an upcoming SBIR workshop and Wetware Wednesday. Finally, we’ve invited Georja Skinner and Walter Dods III to tell us about the Creative Industries accelerator program.
- New Horizons Message Initiative
- One Earth Message
- Energy Excelerator 2015 Cohort
- Rails Bridge Hawaii
September 10th, 2014 — Podcasts
Joining us today is Helen Nakano to tell us about Be Ready Manoa Preparedness Fair. Then we have Liberty Peralta from PBS Hawaii to tell us about the Hiki No Awards program. Finally, we’ll find out from two clean energy experts, Jeff Mikulina from Blue Planet Foundation and Rob Harris from Sunrun about building a smarter grid and HECO’s recent PUC filing.
- Scientist discover underwater seamount
- Accelerate UH - XCLR8UH
- Blue Planet Foundation’s Statement on HECO PUC Filing
- Island Pulse - @island_pulse
September 3rd, 2014 — Podcasts
Joining us today is Chris Lee and Valerie Mih to tell us about the free Unity 3D event at Iolani’s Sullivan Center. Then we have Dean Levitt from Mad Mimi to give us an update on their acquisition by Godaddy. Finally, we’ve invited two board members of the Hawaii Society for Technology in Education, Mike Travis and Elizabeth Garrison will talk about HSTE, Hawaii Technology and Education Week and tech’s influence in education.
- Hawaiian Telcom to invest in undersea fiber cable
- Submarine Cable Map
- Nature Video – Laniakea: Our Home Supercluster
- The Internet’s Own Boy screening
- Unity 3D – Event
August 27th, 2014 — Podcasts
First we’ll cover some local science and tech stories, then Don Kosak from the Hawaii Tech Exchange will tell us about tomorrow’s Hawaii Island Game Developer Meetup. Next, Bryan Czibesz is here in the studio to tell us about the upcoming Re/Charting art exhibit. Finally, two scientists from the Bishop Museum will help us explore “the twilight zone.” Richard Pyle and Sonia Rowley will give an update on their deep-sea coral research and the technology that makes it possible.
- Hawaiian Electric submits plans to PUC
- UH scientists selected for Mars 2020 rover teams
- Bill Stone – TED Talk
August 20th, 2014 — Podcasts
Joining us today is HDoug Matsuoka from the Hawaii Guerilla Video Hui to tell us about a Saturday workshop on Livestreaming. Then we have Cindy Matsuki from HTDC and Noah Hafner from HiCapacity to tell us about the 3rd Anniversary of Wetware Wednesday. Finally, in the aftermath of Hurricane Iselle, we’ll find out about tech tools that can assist in the disaster recovery process. Jon Shear and Ian Kitajima will be here in the studio and Denise Laitinen and Cody Osborne join us by phone from Hawaii Island.
- White House Disaster Apps Demo Day Video
- Puna Disaster Preparedness Fair – August 30, 2014
- Iselle Recovery Assistance – Offers and Request
- Hawaii VOST
August 13th, 2014 — Podcasts
Joining us today is Shu Chen from the Organization for the Understanding of Dynamic Languages to tell us about an iOS programming series. Then we have Carmille Lim from Common Cause Hawaii to tell us about Civic Celerator apps built from Campaign Spending Data. Finally, we’ll talk to Shani Hiraoka from the Resistance and Joyleen Kaiwi from the Enlightened and learn the finer details of an addictive game called Ingress, previously only on Android now available on iOS.
August 6th, 2014 — Podcasts
Joining us today is Jason Sewell from the Dev League to tell us about their upcoming class. Then we have Jason Lai from eSports Hawaii to tell us about Gamer Expo 2014. Finally, we’ll talk about social entrepreneurship and creating an Impact Hub with Shanah Trevenna, Brandon Askew and Matt Johnson.
- Volcanoes on Io
- Project Olona
- Hawaii Tech Exchange – Refresh Hilo
- Organization for the Understanding of Dynamic Languages
- Hi Tech Development Corp – Social Media and the Law
July 30th, 2014 — Podcasts
We have David Aquino from Blue Planet Foundation to tell us about the Wefficiency campaign, and Bee Leng Chau from HiBeam will tell us about an upcoming talk. Finally, we’ll learn about advances in prosthetics with Dan Uyeunten from the Rehab Hospital of the Pacific and Kai Newton from Advanced Prosthetics, two experts in the field.
July 23rd, 2014 — Podcasts
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.