Episode 163: Social Media Influence – Sept 28, 2011

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is John Wang from the Google Technology Users Group to tell us about the upcoming talk by Seth Ladd on Box2D and HTML5. Finally, we’ll talk with Univ. of Hawaii researchers Dr. Scott Robertson, Misa Maruyama and Sara Douglass about some interesting work being done to see how social media impacts our political decisions and understanding of the issues.

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Episode 162: STEM in Hawaii – Sept 21, 2011

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Karl Fooks from the Hawaii Strategic Development Corp. to tell us about the upcoming Hawaii Venture Capital Summit. Finally, we’ll talk to DOE representatives Keith Hayashi, Principal at Waipahu High School and Derek Minakami Vice Principal at Kahalu’u Elementary about STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in the schools and what the State plans to do to coordinate the effort.

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Episode 161: Hawaii Broadband Initiative – Sept 14, 2011

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Neenz Faleafine to tell us about her upcoming Pacific New Media class on Social Media. Finally, we’ll talk to Everett Kaneshige from DCCA and Yuka Nagashima from DBEDT about Hawaii’s Broadband Initiative and the goal of attaining affordable 1Gb Internet access by 2018.

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Episode 160: Medical Alert Systems – Sept 7, 2011

First we’ll look at the latest tech happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we will talk with Emi Hart about the Kanu Hawaii Eat Local Challenge. Finally we’ll talk about medical alert systems and keeping seniors safe and independent longer with Cullen Hayashida from Kupuna Monitoring Systems and Mernie Miyasato-Crawford, a hospital social worker at Tripler Army Medical Center.

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Episode 159: Sharks! – Aug 31, 2011

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Danielle Scherman from Social Wahines to tell us about Startup Weekend. Finally, we’ll find how scientists are learning more about the sea and our environment from Sharks. Chris Ostrander from PacIOOS and Kim Holland from the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology will help dispel the myths about ocean creatures.

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