Episode 463: @ImpactHubHNL and Altino – July 12, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, George Yarbrough, Stacy Clayton, Ian Kitajima, Ryan Ozawa

First up, we have George Yarbrough here to tell us about the launch of Impact Hub Honolulu. Then Stacy Clayton from Kamehameha Schools and Ian Kitajima from Oceanit are here to tell us about a new coding system for non-coders called “Altino“. Workshops are ongoing and you can find more information here.

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Episode 462: Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death – July 5, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Jennifer Sabas, Rob Hauff, Jill Tokuda, Ryan Ozawa

First up, we get a preview of “What it Means to Be An American,” an event that will explore Hawaii’s sense of identity. Jennifer Sabas, Director of the Daniel K. Inouye Institute and Senator Jill Tokuda tell us all about it. Then we’ll talk to Rob Hauff from the state’s Department of Forestry and Wildlife about efforts to understand and battle the devastating plague call “Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death.”

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Episode 461: BlueStartups, @Tripidee_app, #YourFrontDesk – June 28, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Yacine Merzouk, Aaron MacDaniel, Laine Kohama, Michelle Merzouk, Ryan Ozawa

We’ve got a full lineup today. First up, we hear Laine Kohama from GigaIsland to tell us about the upcoming ShakaCon. In our main segment, we talk to Aaron MacDaniel from Your Front Desk and Michelle & Yacine Merzouk from Tripidee, two companies in the latest Blue Startups cohort, about their startup experience. We also talk about the upcoming Blue Starups Demo Day on July 7th.

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Episode 460: Iolani School & #AlaWaiChallenge – June 21, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Daisy Chang, Sarisa Choy, Kyla Kohara, Coralie Matayoshi, Yvonne Chan, Ryan Ozawa

We’ve got a full lineup today. First up, we hear Coralie Matayoshi from the Hawaii Chapter of the American Red Cross about hurricane preparedness. Then we talk to Yvonne Chan from Iolani School and the high school team consisting of Sarisa Choy ‘18, Daisy Chang ’18 and Kyla Kohara ‘18 who won in their category for the Make the Ala Wai Awesome Challenge.

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Episode 459: #MiniMakerfaire and King Tides Revisited

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Shellie Habel, Ross Mukai, Matt Gonser, Ryan Ozawa

First up, we hear about this month’s HVCA Luncheon. Then it’s on to the Honolulu Mini-Maker Faire, with Ross Mukai from the Oahu Makerspace. Then we talk about the recent King Tides, and the part that citizen science can play, with Matt Gonser and Shellie Habel from the University of Hawaii.

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Episode 458: JamBios and Cyber Camps

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Henry Ian Cusick, Beth N. Carvin, Jake Ross, Reynold Hioki, Ryan Ozawa

First up, we find out about the launch of storytelling app JamBios with co-founder Beth N. Carvin and spokesperson Henry Ian Cusick. Then we talk about cyber security and student opportunities with Jake Ross and Reynold Hioki. We also learn about Cyber Hui and the upcoming Summer Cyber Camps, Gen Cyber and Cyber Patriot.

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Episode 457: Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle – May 31, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Alan Tamayose, Keith Weiser, Ryan Ozawa

First up, we find out about the upcoming EdTech Conference hosted by Kamehameha Schools, from organizer Alan Tamayose. Then we have Keith Weiser from the Dept of Agriculture to explore whatʻs being done to control invasive species like the coconut rhinoceros beetle and whether eradication efforts are successful.

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Episode 456: Internet of Things – May 24, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Matt Levy, Anne Murata, Burl Burlingame, Ryan Ozawa

We find out what’s new at this year’s Biggest Little Air Show. Anne Murata of the Pacific Aviation Museum is here to tell us about it and a special for Bytemarks Cafe listeners. Go to this link and use promo code Bytemarks for a great deal.

Then we have Dr. Matt Levy from HPU to explore the ‘Internet of Things,’ from both a technical and social point of view.

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Episode 455: Microwave Symposium @MTT_IMS #IMS2017 – May 17, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, George Zhang, Wayne Shiroma, Linda Newton, Ryan Ozawa

We kick off today’s show learning about a great scholarship opportunity from the AFCEA Hawaii Education Foundation. Linda Newton is here to tell us all about it. Then we hear about microwave technology and the upcoming International Microwave Symposium. We invited Wayne Shiroma and George Zhang to tell us about it.

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Episode 454: STEM Works – May 10, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Michael Ceballos, Isla Young, Ryan Ozawa

We kick off today’s show learning about the upcoming Cultural Animation Film Festival happening at the Doris Duke Theater. Michael Ceballos from Twiddle Productions is here to tell us all about it. Then we hear about building STEM capacity in students and teachers in Hawaii. Isla Young from Women in Technology will give us an update after the recent Statewide STEM Conference at the Hawaii Convention Center.

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