Episode 439: 2017 Tech Policy – Jan 25, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Rep. Mark Nakashima, Hadley Andersen, Brian Dote, Ryan Ozawa, Robbie Melton (missing)

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.

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Episode 435: Asian Tech Connection – Dec 28, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Casey Lau, Rich Pyle, Bree Duros, Blake Benso, Rob Haak, Ryan Ozawa

We kick off today’s show with a couple of announcements. Bree Duros from TEK System starts things off with the next TEK Talk Story Pau Hana. Then Rich Pyle from the Bishop Museum will tell us about the new specie of coral fish named after President Obama, Tosanoides obama. Then, after the break, we talk about the upcoming East Meets West conference and what it takes to break into the Asian marketplace. Joining us are Casey Lau from Blue Startups and Rob Haak from Insight interAsia.

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Episode 414: Project Imua, Year 2 – August 3, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Rich Pyle, Joe Ciotti, Onkar Nerukar, Cale Mechlar, Beverly da Silva, Ryan Ozawa, seated Mike Wilson

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.

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Episode 404: Post Legislative Tech Agenda – May 25, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Robbie Melton, Luis Salaveria, Mike Shanahan, Forest Frizzell, Ryan Ozawa

We start the hour with the local tech calendar, with two guests here to tell us about upcoming events. Mike Shanahan from Bishop Museum is back to tell us about a new planetarium show called Eyes on Island Earth. Then our good friend Forest Frizzell is here from the Purple Maia Foundation to tell us about the Purple Prize, and Saturday’s launch. Finally, we’ll talk to Robbie Melton from the High Tech Development Corporation and Luis Salevaria from the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism about where the local tech agenda stands following the 2016 Legislative session.

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Episode 392: CS for All – March 2, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Steve Auerbach, Mike Shanahan, Jack Fuller, Samantha Kimsey, Ryan Ozawa

First up today, we hear about a couple of upcoming events. Mike Shanahan from the Bishop Museum joins us to tell us about the partial solar eclipse coming next week. Then Samantha Kimsey from Computational Thinkers returns to tell us about their upcoming Spring Break program. Finally, we’ll talk to Steven Auerbach, Director of PCATT, Justin Brown from Kealakehe High School and Jack Fuller from McKinley High School about a national education initiative called Computer Science for All.

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Episode 369: HI-SEAS Mission IV – Sept 23, 2015

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Starting us off this hour, photographer Minn Tun is here to introduce HawaiiHolo, a new site offering 360-degree tours of Hawaii hotspots. Then Mike Shanahan from the Bishop Museum will tell us about a new laser show at the Planetarium. Finally, for the remainder of the hour, we’ll revisit the HI-SEAS project with Dr. Kim Binsted, and hear first-hand about life cooped up in a Mars habitat for eight months from Neil Scheibelhut.

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Minn Tun, Kim Binsted, Mike Shanahan, Neil Scheibelhut, Ryan Ozawa

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Episode 313: Diving into the Twilight Zone

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First we’ll cover some local science and tech stories, then Don Kosak from the Hawaii Tech Exchange will tell us about tomorrow’s Hawaii Island Game Developer Meetup. Next, Bryan Czibesz is here in the studio to tell us about the upcoming Re/Charting art exhibit. Finally, two scientists from the Bishop Museum will help us explore “the twilight zone.” Richard Pyle and Sonia Rowley will give an update on their deep-sea coral research and the technology that makes it possible.

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Episode 207: Code for America Honolulu update – Aug 1, 2012

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.

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Episode 180: Micro Frogs – Jan 25, 2012

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.

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