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Who wants to start a hackerspace? 2 Replies wants to start a hackerspace? Where would you like to see it? Join up, speak out.Continue

Started by Michael Bishop. Last reply by Rechung Fujihira Mar 3, 2011.

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Comment by Theodore Stethem on December 15, 2013 at 7:04am

Techworks has a Tech Tuesday on the last Tuesday of the month. There is one on Jan. 28. The primary presentation will be about UAV, mainly quadcopter. Tech Tuesday also presents an opportunity for those still in school to prepare and present presentations, with very few hecklers <g>. Email Techworks for more info.

Comment by Jerry Isdale on December 13, 2013 at 10:31am

hmmm gotta get a visit scheduled over there in new year.

Maybe we should have a hawaii hackerspace tour - visiting all four active groups.

Comment by Daniel Leuck on December 10, 2013 at 10:34pm

Nice! I look forward to checking out Techworks next time I'm on the Big Island.

Comment by Theodore Stethem on December 10, 2013 at 7:39pm
Comment by Daniel Leuck on December 10, 2013 at 3:31pm

@Ted Stethem - Hawaii Techworks sounds very interesting! The link you provided seems to be down.

Comment by Theodore Stethem on December 10, 2013 at 6:24am

Just joined to say a word about Hawaii Techworks. There are some members here in other groups. Techworks is more of a maker/dev space than a hackerspace. It's still starting up but there is a facility now at Rainbow falls. It is like a gym membership which exercises the brain rather than the muscles. It is also set up more like a farmer's market, so its like renting a table at a farmer's market, set up whatever you want. If a member wants a hacking space, it is more of a coder environment than a hardware hackerspace. Also, it has a new website address:

Comment by Ryan on July 11, 2013 at 1:18pm

They're already up and running, or at least hosting events (the space/lab may still be coming together). There's an EasyBotics workshop next week, for example.

Comment by Ryan Hopkins on July 11, 2013 at 10:32am

Has anyone here heard of Hawaii Tech Works?  They're based in Hilo, and apparently are just starting up.  I'm looking forward to HTW opening.

Comment by Rubén Peña on August 5, 2011 at 6:23pm

Hacker? Uncle Sam Wants You!!


WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) - The National Security Agency has a challenge for hackers who think they're hot stuff: prove it by working on the "hardest problems on Earth."


Computer hacker skills are in great demand in the U.S. government to fight the cyber wars that pose a growing national security threat -- and they are in short supply.



For that very reason an alphabet soup of federal agencies -- DOD, DHS, NASA, NSA ..... -- are all descending on Las Vegas this week for DefCON, an annual hacker convention where the $150 entrance fee is cash only -- no registration, no credit cards, no names taken. Attendance is expected to top 10,000.


... read on ... very interesting! ...

Comment by Matthew Badeau on March 9, 2011 at 10:40pm

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