First, we hear from Meli James about the upcoming HVCA Luncheon on blockchain and cryptocurrency. Then we talk to Brook Conner, the Chief Information Officer at the Dept of Education to learn about their 2018 Technology Strategic Plan and key IT initiatives.
First, we hear from Michael Ceballos from Twiddle Productions about Keiki Coding and the upcoming Cultural Animation Film Festival. Then we talk to David Ai, the new Chief Innovation Officer at the University of Hawaii’s Office of Technology Transfer about innovation, entrepreneurship and HI-END, the Hawaii Entrepreneurial Network Developers.
We kick off the show a couple of news guest. Meli James is here to tell us about the ManaUp Inaugural Showcase. Then Aiyana Arnobit, Junior at Sacred Hearts joins us to talk about about CyberPatriot and upcoming cyber security workshops. Then after a short break, we talk with Omar Sultan and Yasmin Dar at Sultan Ventures about inclusion, diversity and the Startup Catalyst.
First, we hear about the AAUW Tech Savvy conference with Dawn Robertson from Sacred Hearts Academy. Then Andy Karsner, managing partner of Emerson Collective, joins us by phone to tell us about the Earth Day Energy Summit. Then we check in on the current state of crypto-currencies, blockchain technology and legislation HB2257 with Spencer Toyama and David Henry.
First, we hear about a couple of upcoming events. Nate Lim is here to tell us about a Machine Learning competition starting this Friday, April 30th, and Rosie Alegado joins us by phone to talk about the SMART Ala Wai project workshop. Then we learn about one of the largest STEM conferences held in Hawaii, which outgrew its home on Maui and, for the last two years has be held at the Hawaii Convention Center. In conjunction with the STEM Conference we’ve organized a 24hr hackathon for high school called HACC4Edu.
First up we hear from Bob Nakasone about STEM Education and Research in Okinawa and Hawaii, and an upcoming event focused on the topic at the East West Center. Then we learn about the state’s Creative Lab Hawaii program, and the making of the movie Kuleana, opening in theaters on March 30th. Georja Skinner and Brian Kohne join us to talk about movie making in Hawaii.
First up we hear about a couple of upcoming events that are part of Bishop Museum’s month-long Hi-Sci Festival. Hadley Anderson is here to talk about this Sunday’s, 3/17 “Fall in Love with Science Discovery Day.” Then Dr. Richard Pyle tells us about a talk he’s doing about “Exploring the Deep Coral Reefs of Papahānaumokuākea.” Then we learn about the Onizuka Day of Exploration from Eric McFee, Director of Support Services for the Boy Scouts of America.
First up we talk to Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups about the open call for Cohort 10. Then we learn about the Maui Energy Conference from Frank De Rego from MEDB and Aki Marceau from the Elemental Excelerator. The Elemental Excelerator will be hosting a reverse pitch at the conference and streaming it live on March 15th at 10:30am HST from their Facebook page.
First up we talk with Paige Donnelly about the launch of a new art-tech app called Art World Escape. Then Meli James returns to give us the very latest on tomorrow night’s HVCA Awards Gala. Finally we invited Scott Robertson and Stephani Diep from UH to tell us about the upcoming AT&T Hackathon happening on March 9-10.
First up we talk with Zeny Picone about a free Google workshop for small businesses happening tomorrow. Here are the links for more information about the workshop and the small business toolkit. Then we are joined by Kathleen Cabral from LCC to hear about their annual Geek Day. Finally we invited Robbie Melton, Exec Director of the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation or HTDC, to talk about the future of the Manoa Innovation Center.