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Life is short, ... so break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile! :)

God Bless the USA !!   Akua Ho'omaika'i Hawai'i !!   God Bless Ang Pilipinas !!


"HO`OPONOPONO!!" The Spark of Life is Within "The Heartbeat of Your Soul !!"

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"Kamaʻāina "child of the land" coming back home! is attending Mika Leuck's event 15th Ann Holiday Tech Fair @ Japanese Cultural Center of HI"
Dec 14, 2014
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Dec 14, 2014
Rubén Peña is attending Cindy Matsuki's event

Holiday Science & Tech Fair at Japanese Cultural Center

December 27, 2013 from 5pm to 8pm
Please join us for the 14th Annual Holiday Science & Tech Fairfeaturing Hawaii's best Technology Innovators! Networking reception/WetWare Wednesday at 6-8pm. For more information, please contact See More
Jun 10, 2014
Rubén Peña might attend Ann Nishida Fry's event

HICTA Spring Business Mixer at Nocturna Lounge @ Restaurant Row

April 30, 2014 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Meet HICTA's new leadership team and enjoy networking with fellow business professionals. Free for HICTA members!See More
Apr 23, 2014
Rubén Peña shared Juanita Aguerrebere's event on Facebook
Apr 17, 2014
Rubén Peña might attend Juanita Aguerrebere's event

The Ultimate Business Building Boot Camp at Honolulu

May 17, 2014 all day
"Discover How To Skyrocket Your Social Media & Online Marketing Income For Your Business While Spending 90% Less Time With Social Media & Online Marketing"Watch Shane on KITVSee More
Apr 17, 2014
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Apr 17, 2014
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Apr 13, 2014
Rubén Peña might attend Ryan's event

Hawaii Geek Meet 2014 at Picnic Area #40, Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park

June 1, 2014 from 9am to 3pm
The seventh annual grassroots gathering of geeks of every stripe. Makers, developers, designers, educators, researchers, costumers, dreamers... if you have a passion, love to share it, and love to mix and match talents with other creative people, don't miss the geekiest potluck picnic of the year.Facebook Event RSVP: More
Apr 2, 2014
Ann Nishida Fry and Rubén Peña are now friends
Mar 26, 2014
Rubén Peña shared Daniel Leuck's group on Facebook
Dec 23, 2013
Rubén Peña joined Daniel Leuck's group

Mobile Developers

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Dec 23, 2013
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Dec 9, 2013
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Oct 26, 2013
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Oct 26, 2013
Rubén Peña might attend Brendan Brennan's event

Google Apps for Education Hawaii Summit at Topa Building - University of Phoenix

January 12, 2013 to January 13, 2013
We invite you to join us for the first annual Google Apps for Education Hawaii Summit to be held at the University of Phoenix Hawaii Campus on January 12 & 13, 2013. This high intensity two day event focuses on deploying, integrating and using Google Apps for Education to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. The …See More
Nov 28, 2012
Rubén Peña shared Mika Leuck's video on Facebook
Dec 31, 2011
Johnson Choi commented on Rubén Peña's video

What is Hawaiʻi, What is Aloha? "ALOHA Connects"

"It seems more like a HTA or HCVB travel promotion video than a business video promoting Hawaii's businesses? I share if with a dozen of people in California and Asia, they felt pretty much the same way. It does not seems to have any impact on…"
Dec 6, 2011
Rubén Peña commented on Michael Bishop's group Hackerspace
"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…"
Aug 5, 2011
Rubén Peña left a comment for Sandy Park
"Aloha Jamie: I'd like to be Social Friends here on TechHui.  If you recall, we met a few years ago at the Christmas Kama'aina Career Fair sponsored by the HTDC, at the Japanese Cultural Center.   Please kindly accept my invite,…"
Jul 23, 2011

Rubén Peña's Blog

101 Million Americans Jobless : 41.47% Real Unemployment!!

101 Million Americans Jobless : 41.47% Real Unemployment!!

Mr. President, who is giving an account of the 88.311 million Unemployed "not in the workforce?" Numbers do not lie ... Do the math.

Those who are "not in the workforce" i.e. ran out of unemployment benefits and are no longer included and therefore uncounted in the official Government statistics of "Unemployed" is actually 7x times greater than…


Posted on October 15, 2012 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

"Islands at Risk - GMO's in Hawai'i"

Aloha TechHui'ians:

I'm replying to the posts from this video, here in this Blog instead since my response there would be too long to fit in the video response comment area. Keep in mind the two fundamental points of this video "Islands at Risk - GMO's in Hawai'i" both of which are completely missed by everyone posting comments on it thus far:

A) GMO research in Hawai'i is NOT what is being debated here; the…

Posted on March 18, 2010 at 4:40am — 20 Comments

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Aerospace Engineer, Blogger / Vlogger / New Media Writer, Computer Hardware Engineer, Educator, Environmental Engineer, Manager, Mechanical Engineer, Project Manager, Quality Assurance Engineer, Other
Areas of Interest (Robotics, Software Architecture, Green Energy, Web 2.0, etc.):
● “Hands-on” multilingual Sr Engineer/Manager w 10+ years Domestic/Intl experience creating technological innovation in Aerospace/Defense New Product Design/Development Reliability/Test Integration/Qualification Verification/Validation MEMS/Nano, Failure Review, Systems Engineering, R&D, Mfg, Marketing Analysis, Software, Mgt, Teaching & Start-Ups
● Strong interpersonal skills working w all levels of Mgt & Peoples of various ethnicities/cultures
● Proposal writing/presentations/public speaking to Govt entities seeking Grant Capital for Start-Ups
● Expertise leading others, collaborating/influencing across boundaries
● Tenacious ability to brainstorm & continuously think “Out of the Box” until objectives are met
● Skilled identifying novel ways to problem-solve/trouble-shoot design/development/test/reliability & mfg issues combined w superior engineering skills
● Synthesize resources/teams to deliver objectives by energizing individuals’ enthusiasm to engage projects proactively & maximize their contribution, creating a “success minded” organization to meet objectives
● Extensive knowledge of product methodology: concept, develop, design, mfg, market intro & project execution
● Expert Time-Proven ability to deRisk Client's investments, multi-task/streamline objectives yielding increased company productivity/profit

● Career as engaged contributor w a high growth visionary Org offering development & stimulating assignments, allowing utilization of broad/diverse experience, qualifications, education, technical ability & people/leadership skills to bring highly innovative/robust quality products/services to customers efficiently/successfully
● Opportunity w innovative high tech products/services to improve Life, in harmony w Earth
● Promote Hawai'ian culture values & respect when working in unison towards a common constructive goal
● Community Leader promoting responsible stewardship/harmony between People & Nature while strengthening cultural/spiritual connections
Software Language Proficiencies / Interests:
C, C++, Erlang, Fortran, HTML, Java, Javascript, Objective C, Python, SQL, Visual Basic, Other
About Me:
● Spain, Hawaii, Philippines.
● MEMS & Nano Technology.
● Water Sports & Michael Phelps.
● Food, Cooking & Chess.
● Movies, Music & Woodworking.
● Zero-Point Energy.
● Cycling.
● Learning new languages.
● Technology.
● Coding.
● Telescopes & Star Gazing.
● MIT Technology Review.
● Scientific American.
● Thinking "Outside of the Box".
● Space & Solar Technology.
● Eating Healthy & Staying Fit.
● Putting thoughts & feelings in writing.
● Designing & Creating things with my hands.
● Enjoying quality time with Family & Good Friends.
● Converting Military static models into fully functioning radio-control models: using fiber optics, micro-motors, mirrors, micro-gears, optical lenses, custom electronics, LEDs, solar CELLs, etc.
● Perfect Attendance Award, at Academic High School, Jersey City, NJ (ranked #11 in USA; attended Freshman, Junior & Senior years)
● Attended Moanalua High School, Honolulu, HI (Sophomore year)
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At 10:16am on January 10, 2011, Sandra Ohara said…
Happy New Year!  Did you find your dream job yet?
At 2:11pm on January 3, 2010, Mika Leuck said…
Happy new year, Rubén!

We were in Big Island that day... We had a good time at the 2008 Holiday Science & Tech Fair! We will attend 2010 fair! See you at the other events. :)



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