First up, David Miyashiro from Hawaii Kids Can joins us to tell us about an event called the Hawaii Education Innovation Showcase. Then, we are joined by Ken Hiraki from the Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation and Melanie Joseph from Farmers Insurance to tell us about innovation, the Education Innovation Teacher Challenge Grant, and social impact investing.
First up, Katherine Williams from Google joins us to tell us about an event happening tomorrow called Grow with Google. Then we have Justin Delos Reyes, Computer Science teacher from Campbell High School and President of the CSTA Hawaii Chapter here to tell us about the upcoming CSTA Hawaii Summit. Last but not least, we are joined by Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups to tell us about the next East Meets West conference.
First up, we have Nicole Fuertes from the Pacific Telecommunications Council here to tell us about the upcoming 2020 PTC Conference: Vision 2020 and Beyond. Then, we are joined by Len Higashi from HTDC and Michelle Cheung, one of the TRUE Directors, to tell us about the Technology Readiness User Evaluation Initiative or TRUE Initiative.
This is the second of our special 2-part year end edition, where we’ve invited two prominent executives in Hawaii: Rich Wacker, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Savings Bank and Micah Kane, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hawaii Community Foundation, to talk about Hawaii’s innovation economy and how Hawaii can thrive in the 21st Century. Today in part 2 we will look at goals and objectives for 2020.
During Part 1 of this special 2-part edition of the show, we’ve invited two prominent executives in Hawaii: Rich Wacker, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Savings Bank and Micah Kane, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hawaii Community Foundation, to talk about Hawaii’s innovation economy, the CHANGE Framework and how Hawaii can compete in the 21st Century. In part 1 we will take a look at accomplishments and challenges in 2019.
First up, we have Sandy Park from HTDC here to tell us about the upcoming Holiday Tech and Manufacturing Job Fair. Then we are joined by James Pakele from Puʻuhonua o Waiʻanae, Brandon Makaawaawa and John Garcia from the Nation of Hawaii and Puʻuhonua o Waimanalo, here to tell us about community networks, the Internet, self reliance and enabling a community to innovate.
During this special edition, we feature a couple of our favorite gadget geeks, Ricky Li, independent IT consultant and Ian Kitajima, tech sherpa at Oceanit here to tell us about new tech gadgets that they either bought or highly desire. We stick to several topics like travel tech, wifi mesh networks and streaming services.
First up, we have Trinity Asing here to tell us about the Mauka Market pop up in Kailua taking place on Dec 14. Then, we are joined by Celeste Connors and Chelsea Harder from Hawaii Green Growth who tell us about the Local 2030 Hub and progress with the Aloha+ Challenge across the state.
First up, we have Kareem Elassy and Arif Rahman here to tell us about their company Hawaii Innovation Lab and the recent UH PACE Breakthrough Innovation Challenge. Then, we are joined by Dr. Isar Mostafanezhad and Dr. Rob Fish (on the phone) to tell us about IEEE and their activities in Hawaii including GlobeCom 2019 and ComFutures 2020.
On today’s episode of Bytemarks Cafe, we welcome State CIO Doug Murdock, Chelsea Harder from Hawaii Green Growth and HACC organizer, Thelma Alane, to the HPR studios to share their experiences with the 2019 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge, talk about the winners of this year’s HACC and the future of the demoed prototypes.