Episode 96: Search Engine Optimization (June 16, 2010)

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll hear about the upcoming TechHui conference from one of its presenters, Dr. Ken Cheung from Oceanit. Finally, we’ll talk about Search Engine Optimization with Consultant Rob Bertholf and Joe Segal, Online Marketing Manager for Hawaii Real Estate Brokerage Prudential Locations.

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Episode 95: Solar Decathlon (June 9, 2010)

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll talk to Michael Smith who is in town laying the groundwork for the upcoming Cirque Du Soleil show Alegria. Finally, we’ll talk about University of Hawaii’s entry in the Solar Decathlon with architect David Rockwood and professor Dave Garmire.

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Episode 94: Hawaii Space Flight (June 2, 2010)

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we talk to Rob Bertholf about a workshop he’s conducting on Social Media Marketing. Finally, we talk about Hawaii’s opportunities in space with Pete Mouginis-Mark from the Institute of Geophysics and Planetology and Brian Shiro from AstronautforHire.com.

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Episode 93: Internet Safety (May 26, 2010)

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll talk to Amy Larsen-Kirkpatrick to tell us about an upcoming Cybersecurity workshop. Finally, Arnold Laanui from the FBI and David Bower from Altres talk about personal and professional conduct on the web. You can download the white paper: Social Media and the Workplace here.

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Episode 92: Asia Pacific Films Online (May 19, 2010)

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll talk to Phyllis Look from the UH Outreach College about the upcoming Sakamaki Extraordinary Lectures series. Finally, Jeannette Herienko from Asia Pacific Films and Richard Ralya from Digital Mediums talk about streaming media and the explosive growth in films by Asian and Pacific Island filmmakers.

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Episode 91: Naval Shipyard Engineering (May 12, 2010)

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll talk to Mark Polley from PDC Systems about an upcoming workshop called Windows without Walls. Finally, Lt. Carl Cringle from the US Navy and UH Assistant Professor Scott Miller talk about engineering at the Naval Shipyard and on board Naval ships.

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Episode 72: Gadget Update (Dec. 30, 2009)

After the headlines Natalie McKinney from the Kokua Hawaii Foundation tell us about how they teamed up with Kanu Hawaii to Simplify the Holidays. Later, Todd Ogasawara and Emil Reyes from Oceanit will join us to wrap up the year with their latest mobile devices and tech gadgets.

In the news:

Gadgets Discussed:

  1. Roku and Boxee (Set Top Boxes)
  2. Motorola Droid and Android OS/Apps (Google Streetview, Google Goggles)
  3. T-Mobile Touch Pro2
  4. Readers or Tablets? (Barnes & Noble Nook v. Kindle, Joojoo)
  5. Touch Devices (Asus Eee PC T91MT, Windows 7)
  6. Bluetooth Devices (Blue Nio Security Tag)
  7. Clear/RoadRunner/Sprint WiMax 4G
  8. Dell Micro Projector
  9. Nexus One (Google Phone)
  10. Apple tablet (Jan. 26 announcement) iSlate (Pure speculation!)

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Episode 56: 4G Broadband Wireless (Sept. 9, 2009)

During our news segment Glen Nakafuji from Oceanit talked about their newly awarded National Transportation Safety project. The project has a broad scope and requires the company to hire project managers and technical staff. If you are looking for a job at a very progressive technology company, you should check out Oceanit’s job postings.

Bytemarks Cafe - Sept. 9, 2009Ray Kakuda from Clearwire was on to give us an update on 4G Broadband Wireless service. Clearwire is rolling out WiMax in their key markets across the country. On Nov. 1st Honolulu will start to get commercial WiMax. Access speeds are reported to be comparable to cable modem and DSL rates, multi-meg downloads and 1 meg upload. We will report back actual speeds once we get our hands on the actual service.

And now the News:

  1. Hawaii tax credit program cost state $1.29 billion through 2008
  2. Expedition to extinct Papua New Guinea volcano unearths new species Here is a video of the giant rat talked about in the article. There was a YouTube video but that is evidently no longer available. This video is a photo sampling of the variety of new species found on the expedition.
  3. Further study on irradiator ordered To follow the trail of produce like papaya from local farmer to out of state markets is very interesting and probably not fully appreciated. In order to sell produce to out of state markets, Hawaii needs to 1) eradicate all the fruit flies or 2) thoroughly clean the produce. Mike Kohn from Pa`ina Hawaii is proposing an irradiation solution. Check out his website for his perspective on irradiation. Also Kayla Rosenfeld of HPR produced this news piece on the project.
  4. UH Mānoa oceanographers examine mercury levels of pelagic fish in Hawaii

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