Episode 482: Purple Prize Startup Winners – Nov 22, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Nohealani Hirahara, Sam Murphy, Matt Motoki, Meli James, Ryan Ozawa

First up, Meli James is here to tell us about what’s new with the next HVCA Luncheon about the future of the innovation economy in Hawaii. Then we hear from Purple Prize winners Sam Murphy from Innovative Iʻa Kilo Practices and Nohealani Hirahara from Native Stories about their projects to leverage technology to advance cultural awareness.

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Episode 481: Code.org & #CSforAll – Nov 15, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Katie Hendrickson, Isla Young, Travis Takashima

We kick off the show with news guest, Travis Takashima from St. Louis High School who is here to tell us about the upcoming VEX IQ Robotics qualifying competition. Then we talk to Isla Young from STEMWorks & Women in Technology and Katie Hendrickson from Code.org about Hour of Code, #CSforAll and Computer Science in schools.

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Episode 480: Healthy Aging Gene – Nov 8, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, David Watumull, Lauren Primiano, Pixel 2 XL, Ryan Ozawa

First up, Lauren Primiano is here to tell us about what’s new with the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawaii and their upcoming event called POUR. Then we hear from David Watumull from Cardax and Brad Willcox from UH School of Medicine and learn about astaxanthin and the FOXO3 healthy aging gene.

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Episode 479: Citizen Forester – Nov 1, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Meli James, Brittney Heyd, Mia Harrie, Jolie Wanger, Blaire Langston, Ryan Ozawa

First up, Meli James and Brittney Heyd joins us to tell us about their latest startup, Mana Up. You can sign up for their first accelerator co-hort. Then we hear from Jolie Wanger from Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program and the Citizen Forester Program, and Blaire Langston from the UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resource and the Ulu Phenology Project, to talk about citizen science, becoming a citizen forester and mapping Oahu’s trees.

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