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.
Today we are onsite in Hilo at Haleʻōlelo, the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo’s Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻe likōlani College of Hawaiian Language. First up, we are joined by Matt Rantanen from the Southern California Tribal Digital Village and Mariel Triggs from Muralnet, to talk about the Internet Society and the 2019 Indigenous Connectivity Summit. Then, I am happy to have Dennis ‘Bumpy’ Kanahele from the Nation of Hawaii and Havasupai Tribe Councilwoman Ophelia Watahomigie-Corliss on the program to talk about community networks and self determination.
First up, we have Ren Neill here to tell us about the recent Climathon and team Get Zero Wasted who won top honors. Then, we are joined by Yvonne Chan and Eric Tong from ʻIolani School to tell us about a data driven citizen science project called ʻĀina Informatics that studies genomics and biodiversity.
First up, we have Tarik Sultan from XLR8HI here to tell us about the upcoming 2019 McDonalds Education Workshop. Then, we are joined by Karl Chang from Waysine and Roger Morton from the City’s Oahu Transit Services to tell us about creating digital signage at Honolulu bus stops.
First off, I want to let you know this Friday, October 25th, HVCA will have its next Breakfast Panel called Hawaii’s Investments in Venture Capital. The panel consists of fund managers from the HiTIP II Fund, Hawaii Employees Retirement System’s venture capital focused fund, who will discuss what new technologies they are investing in and why.
Finally Steve Petranik from Hawaii Business and Keala Peters from the Chamber of Commerce join us to tell us about several projects to connect education to business including the ClimbHI Bridge. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
First up, Dr. Rick Spinrad, President of the Marine Technology Society, will be in Honolulu this Thursday and Friday 10/17 &10/18. MTS is an international, not-for-profit, community of ocean engineers, technologists, policymakers and educators. The former Chief Scientist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, will be speaking at a dinner meeting at Rainbow Marina on Thursday at 5:30 pm. On Friday, he’ll be discussing the state of marine technology and the blue economy at a noon seminar sponsored by the School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology and MTS in room 723 POST building at UH Manoa. Details can be found on the MTS Hawaii Facebook page.
Then we have Brian Hoole from ISC2 Hawaii and Debra Kula from Sacred Hearts here to tell us about National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Finally, we are joined by Thor Toma from Servco and Rep Mark Nakashima to talk about hydrogen and hydrogen cars.
First up I want to let you know about this quick news item, coming up tomorrow, Oct 10th, is an IfA talk about the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration which recently obtained the first image of a black hole. Dr. Geoffrey Bower will describe the science and technology behind this discovery, including what it tells us about Einstein’s theory of general relativity. The black hole has been given the Hawaiian name Pōwehi in recognition of the pioneering role of Maunakea telescopes – the Submillimeter Array and the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope.
Then we have Sandra Fujiyama from the Office of Innovation and Commercialization and Meli James from Mana Up here to tell us about the Future Focus Conference. Last but not least, we are joined by Thelma Alane, and Donna Scannell from Kaiser Permanente to talk about the upcoming Hawaii Annual Code Challenge.