Episode 465: Aeronautical Engineering and Robotics (AERo) – July 26, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Tyler Hiranaka, Brian Glazer, Kamanu Hoo-Candia, Ephraim Bolutan, Ryan Ozawa

First up, we get an update from Brian Glazer about a National Science Foundation project to study the He’eia fishpond. Then we talk with Tyler Hiranaka, Ephraim Botulan and Kamanu Hoo-Candia to learn about a new STEM robotics program at Kalani High School called Aeronautical Engineering and Robotics.

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Episode 464: Using Drones @NTBG – July 19, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Dean Levitt, Kawika Winter, Merlin Edmonds, Ryan Ozawa

First up, we get an update from Dean Levitt on his latest startup, Teacup Analytics. Then we talk to Dr. Kawika Winter and Merlin Edmonds from the National Tropical Botanical Garden to learn how technology like drones can aid in the discovery of remote, rare native plant species.

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Episode 463: @ImpactHubHNL and Altino – July 12, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, George Yarbrough, Stacy Clayton, Ian Kitajima, Ryan Ozawa

First up, we have George Yarbrough here to tell us about the launch of Impact Hub Honolulu. Then Stacy Clayton from Kamehameha Schools and Ian Kitajima from Oceanit are here to tell us about a new coding system for non-coders called “Altino“. Workshops are ongoing and you can find more information here.

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Episode 462: Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death – July 5, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Jennifer Sabas, Rob Hauff, Jill Tokuda, Ryan Ozawa

First up, we get a preview of “What it Means to Be An American,” an event that will explore Hawaii’s sense of identity. Jennifer Sabas, Director of the Daniel K. Inouye Institute and Senator Jill Tokuda tell us all about it. Then we’ll talk to Rob Hauff from the state’s Department of Forestry and Wildlife about efforts to understand and battle the devastating plague call “Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death.”

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