September 29, 2023



After Maui Wildfires, Tech Community Unites to Restore Connectivity

In the wake of the recent devastating wildfires that swept across Maui, a grassroots collaboration between technology organizations worked quickly


Hawaii Tech Companies Receive $2 Million for R&D

Entrepreneurs Sandbox The Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) has awarded grants totaling more than $2 million to 15 Hawaii companies


Honolulu to Host Artificial Intelligence Bootcamp

Underserved high school students (grades 9 through 12) in Honolulu will be introduced to basic AI concepts under the Mark


Hawaii to Receive $115 Million to Boost Broadband

The U.S. Treasury Department announced Hawaii will receive about $115 million in funding to improve and expand high-speed broadband availability throughout the state as part


UH Joins Effort to Improve AI Through Indigenous Knowledge

The University of Hawaii is part of an international group of researchers and indigenous practitioners that has been awarded a $17-million ($23 million


Climate startup Hohonu raises $1.8 million

Co-founders Dr. Brian Glazer and Stanley Lio show off the sensor they created. Hohonu, an award winning Hawaii-based climate tech


AgTech conference rebrands with Silicon Valley partner

Tropical AgTech Conference and SVG Ventures|Thrive sign major agreement to advance the future of food and agriculture through innovation. HIplan,


Small EV rental firm Arcimoto opens in Kaka‘ako

Kaka‘ako is now home to Arcimoto, the first electric vehicle rental provider in the neighborhood. In its first Experience Center



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In brief… A new study reveals that Hawaii has the most photographers in the country. The research, conducted by royalty-free

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Special Aloha Shirt Celebrates 40 Years of The Nature Conservancy

Hawaii sportswear brand Kahala this week released a special edition aloha shirt marking the 40th anniversary of Hawaii chapter of The Nature
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