Episode 567: Hawaii Conservation Conference & the State’s IT Strategic Plan

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Doug Murdock, Christine Sakuda, Sam Gon III

First up, we talk about the Mark Leon VEX Robotics Invitational which will be held on July 15-18, 2019 at St. Louis School. The event is organized and hosted by the St. Louis Robotics program and designed as an official Robotics Education and Competition Foundation Signature event. It will directly qualify 3 teams to the VEX World Championships in April 2020. The event will feature 50 teams including those from Hawaii, China, Colombia, California, Texas, Minnesota, and Connecticut playing the new game challenges, VEX IQ Squared Away and the VEX EDR Tower Takeover.

Then Sam Gon III, Senior Scientist from the Nature Conservancy tells us about the upcoming Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference. We round out the show with Doug Murdock the State’s CIO and Christine Sakuda from Transform Hawaii Government who join us to tell us about the IT Strategic Plan.

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Episode 516: ‘Aina Pono-Farm to School – July 18, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Andrea Moore, Emma Anders, Lt. Gov Doug Chin, Alyssa Yamada-Barretto, Zubin Menon, Ryan Ozawa

First, we hear from Zubin Menon with IBM, about the IBM Cloud, sponsors of the next Wetware Wednesday. Then Emma Anders from the Hawaii Conservation Alliance joins us to tell us about the upcoming Hawaii Conservation Conference. Then we find out about ʻĀina Pono the Farm to School program with Lt. Governor Doug Chin, Mililani High School Vice Principal Andrea Moore, and Alyssa Yamada-Barretto, president of the Associated Students of Mililani High School.

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