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Hale Pilihonua

An energetic group of students from various disciplines at the University of Hawaii competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, presenting Hawaii as an incubator of research and development for green technologies

Location: Honolulu, HI
Members: 11
Latest Activity: Sep 24, 2011

The University of Hawai’i Withdraws Entry for U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011

Thanks TechHui for all the support. We had a wild ride and look forward to working with you all in the future soon. Look out for our ICS students they are going to do some big things for the local high tech industry. Click here for more details.




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Comment by Elyse M Petersen on May 31, 2011 at 10:03am
Aloha Daniel and Calin, thanks for the support! We will have an update for you very very soon. We're having so much fun with this project and learning so much, can't wait to bring it to the workforce after we graduate.
Comment by David on May 23, 2011 at 5:44pm

The ICS team is taking a few weeks off but we are going to resume development soon.  We have a web interface, an Android interface, and Kevin Leong just added an iPhone interface.  Check out our wiki for more details.  Follow the instructions below to see our simulator+website in action.



3.  Unzip both folders.
4.  Open up a command prompt/terminal.
5.  Change directory to the "systemh-housesim-3.0.504" folder.
6.  Type in "java -jar systemh-housesim.jar -stepinterval 10"
7.  If it prompts you for a yes/no answer, just type "y" and hit enter.
8.  Open up another command prompt/terminal.
9.  Change directory to the "systemh-frontend-2.0.504" folder.
10.  Type in "java -jar systemh-frontend.jar"
11.  In your browser, go to "localhost:7070"
12.  To stop the web application, hit Ctrl-C in each command prompt/terminal.
Comment by Calin West on May 23, 2011 at 1:38pm
I really like the designs. Keep us posted!
Comment by Daniel Leuck on May 23, 2011 at 11:14am
Hi Elyse - I've been hearing a lot about Hale Pilihonua lately. How are things going with the project?
Comment by Elyse M Petersen on April 20, 2011 at 2:23pm

Check out Team Hawaii at the Geek Meet. We had so much fun!


Comment by Elyse M Petersen on April 15, 2011 at 12:20pm
Happy Earth Week! Come join us for some of our events, we're highlighting the use of technology to make our environment a better place. See our Schedule of Events here.
Comment by Elyse M Petersen on April 9, 2011 at 2:15pm
Learn about iHale, Hale Pilihonua's software system interface, in this Milestone 1 Report. Watch the video here.
Comment by Elyse M Petersen on April 7, 2011 at 2:44pm
You can follow us on twitter to stay the most up to date on all our progress and activities! @teamhawaii2011
Comment by Elyse M Petersen on April 7, 2011 at 2:37pm

Check out this video of our student groups presenting their innovations at our HCC Fundraiser Event. We have Design, Electrical, Motion Tracking, Computer Interface, Aquaponics, Communications, Slow Food, Construction, and our Giving Tree.

Comment by Elyse M Petersen on April 6, 2011 at 3:12pm

Ruben and Daniel,


Many Mahalos! We love sharing our project with the public and hope that we have the opportunity to recruit all the local tech community to join us as we head to Washington DC in September. Look out for us at the Geek Meet on April 17!


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