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.
The first two workshops will be on O‘ahu on:
- Saturday February 17th from 9 to 11 a.m. at Kamiloiki Elementary Cafeteria, 7788 Hawai‘i Kai Dr, Honolulu; and
- Saturday February 24th from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Wai‘anae Intermediate Cafeteria, 85-626 Farrington Hwy, Wai‘anae
Then we get to know the Pineapple Crate, a brand new co-working space in Central O‘ahu. Brandon Askew and Lilette Subedi join us to tell us all about it.
First up we hear from Debbie Kula about the Girls Go Cyber Start program at Sacred Hearts. Then we’ll talk about the resurgence of breadfruit or ulu, as a natural food source and the upcoming statewide agroforestry workshop with Diane Ragone from the National Tropical Botanical Garden and local native plant expert, Heidi Bornhorst.
First up we have Tarik Sultan from Sultan Ventures to tell us about their upcoming Spring XLR8HI workshops. Then we’ll talk with Ted Dintersmith, creator of Most Likely to Succeed and Brian Dote from Mid Pacific Institute about School Retool and how schools need to keep up with fast changing technology.
Note: For discounts on XLR8HI Workshops use discount code: Bytemarks
We kick things off with Jesse Thompson, organizer of this weekend’s Global Game Jam. Then, after the break, we’ll hear from two of the winning teams from the AGathon, the state’s first agricultural hackathon.
Micah Chao was on the Farm Safe team. Micah is a 2017 graduate of Drexel University in Software Engineering, doing healthcare analytics now at Queens Health Systems. And Sumil Thapa was on the Harvest Vision team. Sumil came to the hackathon from the private sector, part of one of the larger teams from local R&D firm Oceanit.
First up we have Mark Hukill here to tell us about the upcoming Pacific Telecommunication Council Annual Conference. Then Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups joins us to tell us about the upcoming East Meets West Conference. Then we learn about the KeikiCo Business Plan Competition from Kaiser High School students Kelli Chinen and Jacob Heberle and American Savings Bank President and CEO Rich Wacker.
First up we have Tarek Shraibati from the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation here to tell us about the upcoming VEX Robotics Competition. Also Chris Thalinger from Twitter is here to tell us about the LavaOne Conference. Then we talk with Mele Kalama-Kingma from Mamalani and Jan Hori from Hawaiian Pie Company, two companies from the first Mana Up cohort.
Happy New Year! First up we have Ian Kitajima from Oceanit here to tell us about a series of special Altino coding classes for kids and adults. Then we talk with Tom Conway and Sajja Koirala from the Center for Disability Studies about assistive technologies and efforts to ensure web information and tools are accessible to everyone.
- Altino Class, Lunchtime briefing: Jan 11
- Altino Class, Sensors: Jan 20
- Altino Class, Workshop Saturdays: Feb 3
- Section 508 Accessibility Program
First up, Jodi Ito from Univ of Hawaii’s ITS Dept is here to tell us about the upcoming GenCyber Campfire happening on Jan 3, 2018. Then we talk about the agriculture industry and upcoming agriculture hackathon called the AGathon, kicking off on Jan 6, 2018. Brian Miyamoto, Exec Director of the Hawaii Farm Bureau joins us for the interview.
- Lenovo Jedi Challenges
- Roku Streaming stick (it’s 30 bucks!)
- AR Teddy bear sadly the Amazon page has better info on the bear than anyone else.
- Apple Air Pods
- Bluewave Wireless headphone amplifier (think airpods without the airpods)
- Ancheer folding electric bike
- DJI Spark