We kick off today’s show featuring a couple of upcoming events. Hadley Andersen, science educator from the Bishop Museum, will join us to tell us about the upcoming “Fall in Love with Science” event. Then, Brian Dote, the CIO of Mid-Pacific Institute, will to tell us about the annual Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS) Science Fair. Then, after the break, we gear up for the new legislative session with a discussion of local tech policy with Rep. Mark Nakashima and Robbie Melton from the High Tech Development Corp.
First off, we look ahead on the local tech calendar. Rich Pyle and Mike Wilson are here from the Bishop Museum to tell us about a new exhibit, Journeys. Also, Beverly da Silva from the ESA law firm is here to tell us about their upcoming tech conference, Envision Strategize Actualize. Finally, after the break, we find out about the latest launch of “Project Imua” from NASA’s Flight Facility in Virginia. Joining us are Joe Ciotti, Directer of the Center for Aerospace Education at Windward Community College, and students Cale Mechler from WCC and Onkar Nerukar from Honolulu Community College.
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Mike Shanahan from the Bishop Museum to tell us about the upcoming Curiosity rover landing and the Mars program at the Watamull Planetarium. Finally, we’ll get an update on the City’s Code for America partnership with Gordon Bruce, Director of Information Technology and the CfA Honolulu fellows.
First we’ll take a look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll talk to Jason Rushin about the local chapter of Startup America. Finally, we’ll take a virtual trip with Allen Allison the Vice President of Science and Shelley James, Associate Botanist at the Bishop Museum, to Papua New Guinea on a journey to discover new species.