Episode 592: Innovation Economy 2020 – Jan 1, 2020

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This is the second of our special 2-part year end edition, where we’ve invited two prominent executives in Hawaii: Rich Wacker, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Savings Bank and Micah Kane, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hawaii Community Foundation, to talk about Hawaii’s innovation economy and how Hawaii can thrive in the 21st Century. Today in part 2 we will look at goals and objectives for 2020.

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Episode 591: Innovation Economy 2019 – Dec 25, 2019

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Micah Kane, Rich Wacker

During Part 1 of this special 2-part edition of the show, we’ve invited two prominent executives in Hawaii: Rich Wacker, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Savings Bank and Micah Kane, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hawaii Community Foundation, to talk about Hawaii’s innovation economy, the CHANGE Framework and how Hawaii can compete in the 21st Century. In part 1 we will take a look at accomplishments and challenges in 2019.

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Episode 248: Culture of Innovation – May 15, 2013

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First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Mike Prasad from Kinetiq Labs to tell us about the upcoming Wetware Wed. Finally, we find out how a school in Waipahu and a company on Bishop St. are building a cuture of innovation. We’ll talk to Keith Hayashi, Principal at Waipahu High School and John Komeiji Sr. Vice President from Hawaiian Telcom about thinking different. As an added note upcoming Design Thinking events include this workshop hosted by HTDC and the Design Thinking Bootcamp on June 18, 2013

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Episode 240: Hawaii Innovation Initiative – March 20, 2013

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First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Mac Nguyen and Daniel Fujikaki from HI Resolution to tell us about a cool invention called Snapzoom. Finally, we’ll explore how the Univ of Hawaii is contrubuting to the Innovation ecosystem with Executive Director of the Hawaii Innovation Initiative Peter Quigley and Hawaii Business Roundtable Chair, Allen Uyeda.

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Episode 141: Island Innovation Fund Projects – April 27, 2011

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll have Laurens Laudowicz here to tell us about his new Kickstarter project called Juicies. Finally, we’ll talk with a two of the awardees of the Island Innovation Fund, Mary Oneha and John Williams from Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center and Olin Lagon from Kanu Hawaii and Kanu Values.

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