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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Episode 453: Art in Science Programs – May 3, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Ryan Miyamoto, Kirsten Carlson, Michelle Schwengal-Regala, Ryan Ozawa

We kick off today’s show learning about the upcoming Hawaiian Telcom University. Ryan Miyamoto, Sr. Product Manager at Hawaiian Telcom is here to tell us all about it. Then we learn about art in science programs at a science organizations. Kirsten Carlson and Michelle Schwengel-Regala shared their experiences on the Schmidt Ocean Institute, R/V Falcor and the Bishop Museum.

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Episode 450: Kalani High School, FIRST Robotics – April 12, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Noah Eckhert, Vance Takaguchi, Chris Unruh, Kimi Takazawa, Bryan Silver, Ryan Ozawa

We kick off today’s show learning about the upcoming Onizuka Day of Exploration. Kimi Takazawa from the Boy Scouts along with Eagle Scout Chris Unruh, are here to tell us all about it. Then we’re joined by the Kalani High School FIRST robotics team including teacher/mentor Bryan Silver and students Noah Eckhert and Vance Takaguchi. We hear about their experiences in the recent Hawaii Regional and their plans for the Worlds Competition in Houston.

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Episode 449: #MarchforScience Hawaii – April 5, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Song Choi, Elisha Wood Charlson, Helen Spafford, Ryan Ozawa

We kick off today’s show with Dr. Song Choi, Assistant Dean at the College of Engineering, to find out about this year’s Hawaii Science Fair. Then later in the show we talk to Helen Spafford and Elisha Wood Charlson, organizers of the upcoming March for Science here in Honolulu happening on Earth Day. We also talk to Angela Beck, one of the organizers for the March for Science in Hilo.

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Episode 448: 5G Broadband – March 29, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Luis Salaveria, Rep. Ryan Yamane, David Neely, Ryan Ozawa

We kick off today’s show with David Neely from the Manoa Career Center to talk about the Hawaii iOS Developers Meetup group. Then later in the show we talk to Representative Ryan Yamane, DBEDT Director Luis Salaveria and Jamie Hastings, Senior VP at CTIA, who joins us by phone, to talk about broadband, next generation 5G and bills HB625 and SB1201 moving through the legislature.

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Episode 447: Purple Prize – March 22, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Adam Laimana, Kamu Enos, Donavan Kealoha, Traven Watase, Ryan Ozawa

We kick off today’s show learning about ‘Scholar’s App,’ a local tool to help students find financial aid with its founder Traven Watase. Then we talk to Donavan Kealoha, Kamu Enos from Purple Maia about the Purple Prize and Adam Laimana from team Waiwai and Halepili about building apps with Aloha ʻĀina.

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