During this special Fall Fund Drive edition, we have Dr. Kuʻulei Rogers Assistant Researcher from the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, Paulo Maurin from the NOAA Coral Program and Alie Shea from the Division of Aquatic Resources here to tell us about new technologies to detect coral bleaching. Here are a few sites for more information on citizen science projects to help monitor the reefs: Koʻa Card, Hawaiicoral.org, Eyes of the Reef and PacIOOS Coral Cover.
To all our friends on Kauai, I want to share this great robotics training opportunity. The Kauai Robotics Alliance – KRA, have arranged for some professional trainers to come from FIRST Robotics, to present a two-day teacher professional development event, on teaching robotics and related project-based learner to all participants. The training is FREE to any Hawaii teachers (or anyone else, like scout leaders, home-schoolers and engaged parents). The training takes place on Friday (9/20) and Saturday (9/21) but you must sign up. To do so, visit kauairoboticsalliance.org for more information.
Then, we have Ed Barnabas from Booz Allen Hamilton here to talk about a hackathon called Hack the Wave in support of ALS and the ALS Foundation of Hawaii. Last but not least, we have Sam Sneed from Law firm ES&A and Tim Ames, CTO at Hawaii Tech Support here to talk about TechForce 2019 Conference and Expo. Sign up and support this essential tech initiative.
First up, we have Bill Chismar from the UH Outreach College here to talk about the Digging into Data lecture series. Then, we have UH CIO Garret Yoshimi and Researcher Chris Shuler talk about delivering classes via 3D technologies like Augmented Reality Holographic Telepresence over the Hawaiki broadband submarine fiber cable to American Samoa Community College.