First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Bryan Butteling from the Box Jelly to tell us about the lastest Startup Weekend. During the main section of the show we’ve invited Poni and Brandon Askew from Street Grindz, Brian Dote from Tapiki and Alan Solidum from Anti-Social Labs to find out what happens when tech and innovation intersect with food.
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Mac Nguyen and Daniel Fujikaki from HI Resolution to tell us about a cool invention called Snapzoom. Finally, we’ll explore how the Univ of Hawaii is contrubuting to the Innovation ecosystem with Executive Director of the Hawaii Innovation Initiative Peter Quigley and Hawaii Business Roundtable Chair, Allen Uyeda.
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Chris Chiesa from the Pacific Disaster Center and Bill Thomas from NOAA to tell us about the Pacific Risk Management Ohana or Primo Conference. Finally, we’ll take a side detour from our regular tech topics and explore the sub-culture of Japanese animation, anime and manga with Marlon Stodghill and Roy Barr, both organizers of the annual Kawaii Kon.
We’ll start with a brief look at some Hawaii tech headlines. Then we’ll speak with Austen Ito, one of a pair of Hawaii tech geeks who are taking a “Startup Bus” halfway across the country to present at the South By Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas. Next we’ll chat with Roy Gal from the Institute for Astronomy, who’s here in the studio to tell us about next week’s comet sighting. And finally, after the break, we’ll discuss several tech bills that are moving through this year’s legislature with Sen. Glenn Wakai, Rep. Angus McKelvey, and Yuka Nagashima from the HTDC.