Episode 409: Blue Startups Cohort 7 – June 29, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Daniel Kaneshiro, Genesis Leong, Chelsea Gonzales, Meli James, Dillon Morgan, Ryan Ozawa

We kick things off hearing about a couple of great upcoming events. Meli James from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association returns to tell us about their June luncheon on “Hip Island Living.” Then Genesis Leong is here to tell us about the upcoming TEDxHonolulu event. [Use Promo Code: BytemarksCafe]

Finally, after the break, we hear about startup life from the latest cohort of the Blue Startups accelerator program. Joining us are Dillon Morgan from UNUM and Daniel Kaneshiro from MailGapp to tell us about their big idea, and how it’s evolving as they go through the program.

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Episode 408: Band Startup – June 22, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Ross Mukai, Jon Yamasato, Chaz Umamoto, Zac Farnsworth, Chenoa Farnsworth, Ryan Ozawa

We start the hour diving into the local tech calendar. Ross Mukai from Oahu Makerspace is here to tell us about the 3rd Annual Mini Maker Faire coming up on Saturday. Then Chenoa Farnsworth joins us from Blue Startups to tell us about the upcoming Startup Paradise Showcase. Finally, after the break, we’ll learn about life as a modern musician. Joining us are Chaz Umamoto from Streetlight Cadence and Jon Yamasato from HiSessions.

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Episode 383: Predictions for 2016 – Dec 30, 2016

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We kick off the show with a couple of news guests. Matt Melloy from Blue Startups is here to tell us about the upcoming East Meets West event, just a couple of weeks away. Then Chalmer Lowe is here with an update on PyHawaii. Finally, after the break, we’ll spend some time with two of our favorite tech movers and shakers, Meli James and Ian Kitajima to close out 2015 and look into our collective digital crystal ball to see what’s in store for 2016.

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Matt Melloy, Chalmer Lowe, Meli James, Ian Kitajima, Ryan Ozawa

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Episode 371: Tsunami Early Warning – Oct 7, 2015

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Starting us off this hour, Jason Sewell from DevLeague is back to tell us about a DevLeague Uber Hackathon. Then we get an update on the Blue Startup Cohort 6. Finally, for the remainder of the hour, we’ll talk to Vern Miyagi from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency and Gerard Fryer from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center about Hawaii’s tsunami early warning system.

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Jason Sewell, Vern Miyagi, Gerard Fryer, Ryan Ozawa

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Episode 358: The Canvas – July 8, 2015

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We’ll start things off today with a couple of guests who are here to tell us about their upcoming events. Jodi Ito from the University of Hawaii will tell us about Gen Cyber Hawaii Camps, teaching the next generation of cyber security professionals. Then Lisa Shozuya from Lyon Associates tells us about an upcoming disaster preparedness training series coming up this Saturday. Finally, we’ll hear about a collaborative space in Kalihi created by and for high school students. Joining us later are a couple of the founders of The Canvas, Isabelle Wong and Jessica Kim.

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Episode 303: Yuru & Focus Opus – June 18, 2014

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First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today by phone is Rod Hinman from Aurora Research on Hawaii Island to tell us about the Tech Monday Pau Hana. Then we have Leigh-Ann Miyasato from Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawai‘i here to talk about the upcoming Bootstrapping event. Finally, we’ll talk to Daphne Hargrove from Yuru and Jenee Dana from Focus Opus about being part of the Blue Startup accelerator and kicking off their new companies.

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Episode 302: HI-SEAS Mission 2 – June 11, 2014

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First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is GB Hajim from Hawaii Con to tell us about what’s new with Hawaii’s only scifi, comix convention. Then we have Meli James from Blue Startups to tell us about the upcoming Startup Paradise Demo Day. Finally, we’ll talk to Kim Binsted and Simon Engler about HI-SEAS, the Mars analog and long duration living in a remote habitat.

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