Episode 573: CyberPatriot + Mana Up Cohort 4 – Aug 21, 2019

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Kehaulani Neilsen, Loren Shoop, Reynold Hioki, Meli James

First off, the HiPlan business plan competition is open to individuals or groups (for-profit or non-profit) whose business plan focuses on developing startup or expanding a business based on Hawaii Island. The purpose of the Competition is to stimulate development of an entrepreneurial ecosystem on Hawaii Island. A grand prize of $25,000 in seed money will be awarded to the winning plan, 2019. Deadline to apply is Sept 7

Then we have Reynold Hioki here to talk about CyberPatriot Invitational and Capture the Flag competition. Finally, we have two companies, Ulu Mana and Kahulalea, currently in Mana Up‘s 4th cohort talk about what they do and their plans to take it to the next level.

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Episode 572: XR Meetup + Impact Hub – Aug 14, 2019

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Sherrie Richman, Anne Weber

First up, the Indigenous Technology Prototype Showcase is taking place on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the Impact Hub. You will be able to check out 12 technology concepts creating value for our community and the ʻāina.

Then we have Sherrie Richman on the show to talk about XR and the XR Meetup Group. Finally, we have Anne Weber from the Impact Hub Honolulu to talk about coworking in Hawaii, how the space has evolved and Impact Hubʻs expansion plans.

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Episode 571: HI Soup + Aloha AI Network – Aug 7, 2019

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Chase Toyofuku-Souza, Samantha Ruis, Mark Kimura

First up, we have Samantha Ruiz from the HI Soup to tell us about a micro granting event in support of Purple Prize. Then, we have Mark Kimura and Chase Toyofuku-Souza from Oceanit to tell us about a program to introduce AI to high schools called the Aloha AI Network which consists of Raspberry Pi, Google Coral, and Google Firestore.

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Episode 570: HSTE + High Altitude Platform Service – July 31, 2019

Photo (l:) Burt Lum, Ted Ralston, Nathaniel Evslin

First up, we have Nathaniel Evslin and Shane Asselstine from the Hawaii Society for Technology in Education to provide us with some recent updates. Then, UAV expert, Ted Ralson from Applied Research Labs at UH and George Purdy on the phone to tell us about the High Altitude Platform Service getting prototyped on Lanai.

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