Episode 447: Purple Prize – March 22, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Adam Laimana, Kamu Enos, Donavan Kealoha, Traven Watase, Ryan Ozawa

We kick off today’s show learning about ‘Scholar’s App,’ a local tool to help students find financial aid with its founder Traven Watase. Then we talk to Donavan Kealoha, Kamu Enos from Purple Maia about the Purple Prize and Adam Laimana from team Waiwai and Halepili about building apps with Aloha ʻĀina.

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Episode 427: Purple Prize – Nov 2, 2016

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Darcie Scharfenstein, Kenneth Huang, Nicole Hori, Keola Rapozo, Ryan Ozawa

To kick off today’s show, we hear about a couple of upcoming events. Darcie Scharfenstein provides us with an update on the Entrepreneurs Foundation fundraiser (Discount code: EFHPartner). Then we have Kenneth Huang here to tell us about the next Startup Weekend in Honolulu. Then, after the break, we find out about an interesting project to bring together tech and Hawaiian culture called Purple Prize. To find out more we talk to Dale Nahoʻolewa from IoT for Wetlands, Nicole Hori from Garden Hui and juror/judge Keola Rapozo.

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Episode 384: Age Friendly Initiative – Jan 6, 2016


We kick off the show with a couple of news guests. Sheryl Matsuoka from Oahu Online Business is here to tell us about an upcoming meetup. Then Kelsey Amos from the Purple Maia Foundation will preview their upcoming student workshops to build mobile apps. Finally, after the break, we’ll find out about the Age-Friendly Initiative. We have Gary Nakata from DCS, City and County of Honolulu, Barbara Kim Stanton from AARP Hawaii, and Cullen Hayashida from the Saint Francis, Liliha Kupuna Village to discuss how we can make our cities “age friendly.”

Photo: (l:r) Burt Lum, Gary Nakata, Kelsey Amos, Sheryl Matsuoka, Cullen Hayashida, Ryan Ozawa, (missing: Barbara Kim Stanton)

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