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Hawaii Geek Week

Time: October 17, 2009 to October 24, 2009
Location: Leeward Community College Media Center & Kapiolani CC & ING Direct Cafe, 1958 Kalakaua Ave
Website or Map: http://www.hawaiigeekweek.org/
Event Type: mac, computers, education, social-networking, community, star-gazing, photographers
Organized By: HMAUS
Latest Activity: Oct 24, 2009

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Event Description

Hawai’i Geek Week starts on October 17, 2009 and culminates with a full day of workshops, talks, and a Professional Photographers of Hawai'i flea market on October 24, 2009. All events are free and everyone is welcome.

Star Gazing Party
Oct. 17 and Oct. 24
Ever wanted to look through a telescope with someone who knew what they were looking at? The Society of amateur astronomers invites you to do just that at Dillingham Field on 10/17 and at Kahala Park on 10/24. No telescope needed, just curiosity! Check for more information: Hawaiian Astronomical Society

Tech Communities and Social Media   
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: ING Direct Cafe 1958 Kalakaua Avenue.
Daniel Leuck, CEO of Ikayzo,the company that created and sponsors TechHui.com will talk about this science and technology focused online community. Apple and PC enthusiasts ranging from programmers and web designers, to people just getting started with blogging participate in the TechHui community. Social media brings together scientists and technologists in Hawaii and abroad in an exciting way!

Website CMS - customize it yourself!
Wednesday, Oct. 21 • 6:30 pm–8 pm
Location: ING Direct Cafe 1958 Kalakaua Avenue.
Do you REALLY need a webmaster?
Mark Johnson is the founder of logicspin, a Hawaii based software development and consulting company. Launching a website is the just the first step – keeping a website updated and fresh will help your search engine rankings and keep your customers coming back. Modern content management systems enable you to easily create and update a website without technical knowledge, resulting in lower initial and ongoing costs. This interactive talk will provide real world examples with Menumill.com, a Hawaii based startup.

Mac OS X vis-a-vis Windows 7
Thursday, Oct. 22 • 6:30 pm–8 pm
Location: ING Direct Cafe 1958 Kalakaua Avenue.
Rolf Nordahl, owner of MacMouse Club compares features of Mac OS X with the soon to be released Windows 7. Mac OS X has 10 built-in apps for pictures, movies, music, calendar, address book and mail, and they are all superbly integrated. Snow Leopard. the latest OS’s big sell is it’s speed. BUT on the other side of the table is Jeff Litvinoff, owner or Personal Touch Computers and Windows 7 with it’s new bells in whistles, faster processing, greater stability, all the things you’ve been waiting to hear. This you need to come for!

Geek Day and HMAUS Mactoberfest
October 24, 2009 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Leeward Community College, Digital Media
Come and bring friends. There will be hands-on workshops in LCC’s Digital Media Program computer labs on iPhoto, Mac 101 for new Mac owners, iTunes and iMovie! There will also be hands-on workshops on Flash, Illustrator, Wireless Home Security, Photo Editing with Picnic and more. The Professional Photographers of Hawai'i will have their flea market in the cafeteria all day.

But wait, there's more - demonstrations of Voice Thread, Anime and Making Tattoos with Photoshop and Illustrator presented by LCC’s staff and Digital Media student projects in the Student Lounge. During lunch Tom Boyle, videographer, producer and director of numerous surf films and a just completed horror film made in Hawaii, TRUTH or DARE presents on artistic expression, filmmaking and technology.

Bentos or Vegetarian option are available for $7.50 by preorder. Hawaii Hot Dog will be there but there won't be any other food service. So get that big, ono bento or veggie delight!

Link: Geek Week and Mactoberfest
Link: Leeward Community College's Geek Day

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Comment by Daniel Leuck on October 20, 2009 at 5:12pm
Hi Guys. We look forward to seeing you tonight. I'll cover TechHui, how it was put together, and how to use it to your benefit based on your role (engineer, scientist, interactive designer, student, etc.) If there is time, we'll talk about how to combine Ning with Facebook, Twitter, Ooi and other widget platforms to quickly and easily create niche social networks.
Comment by Rico Moreno on October 19, 2009 at 6:52pm
Tech Communities and Social Media
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: ING Direct Cafe 1958 Kalakaua Avenue.
Daniel Leuck, CEO of Ikayzo, will talk about Social Networking and Technologies for online communities.

Don't miss it!! ... see you there!!
Comment by T. Young on October 19, 2009 at 12:06pm
What great fortune to be a member of TechHui -- I am getting exposed to so much! And to get to meet with the founders of TechHui tomorrow at ING Direct Cafe? How cool is that?

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