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Does the Tech Industry Have a Young vs. Old Problem?

There's a fascinating story just published on The New York Times, "Silicon Valley’s Youth Problem," that explores the many facets of the age divide in the heart of America's tech industry. Written by a Comp Sci graduate student with a few internships at hot new Silicon Valley startups under his belt, the article touches on many aspects of the new guard/old guard divide in an industry…


Added by Tzyh Ng on March 12, 2014 at 5:34pm — No Comments

TechHui in 2013: 3,000 Strong and Counting

We enter the new year with over 3,000 members, a full event schedule, a newly reinvigorated blog, active job boards and plenty of great discussion about everything from…


Added by Daniel Leuck on January 18, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

CheckSavvy Launches Aloha One Card at TechConKona

August 2, 2012, Sheraton Keauhou Resort

CheckSavvy, Inc. was featured in the Mobile Payments section of the technology convention Thursday on the Big Island. Founder, Alan Rudo exhibited the Aloha One Card as the world's first QR code-based debit…


Added by Alan Rudo on August 5, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Content Makes an Accelerator Successful, Not Just Space and Money

(Note: This post originally appeared on Aloha Startups, but it's important to get everyone in Hawaii's tech community weighing in on this topic. Please add your comments and continue the conversation. Also, if you have thoughts about Hawaii's first accelerator, which was recently announced, email Rechung Fujihira with your ideas.)

Seems like every other person I talk with has a plan for a local incubator…


Added by Jason Rushin on May 29, 2012 at 11:00am — 8 Comments

Tech and Hawaii- How to Assist Our Clients with Their Marketing Needs and Create Local Jobs

As we read alot in our local news, finding a job in the tech sector can be challenging. I remember talking to Dan and Mika a couple of years ago about what Dan first said to me was going to be the future- "New Media". At the time, I was uninformed as to the phrase, so I asked him to elucidate further.

Basically he summarized it for me as Facebook, Twitter and other forms of marketing and advertising to reach new businesses. He extended the thought to the movie industry here as well,…


Added by Keith Cronin on April 11, 2011 at 1:36pm — 3 Comments


Just got back from my trip to China where I met with 10 Chinese law firms and 4 business consultants…

Added by Leighton K. Chong on November 15, 2010 at 10:17am — 3 Comments

Tough Times for Tech in Hawaii

On the way back from Ryan's Geek Meet yesterday Mika and I noticed three more small businesses in our neighborhood, the east side of Kaka'ako, shuttered. We must have lost 1/3 of the small family owned restaurants and shops in this area over the past two years. I know some of the owners, and it breaks my heart to see businesses that families worked hard for years to build go under. Its starting to look like a ghost town littered with empty buildings covered in graffiti. The Economist predicts… Continue

Added by Daniel Leuck on April 26, 2010 at 7:30am — 11 Comments

Featured Techie: Mark Dawson, CEO of

Mark Dawson wants to blow up the online job boards business. And it's hard to beat his price -- free, as in beer. Dawson is the CEO of, a Honolulu dot-com startup owned by staffing firm Altres. Jobsfreeforall offers free resume uploads to applicants and free job listings, applicant tracking and other goodies that employers and staffing agencies currently pay for when using job boards such as or CareerBuilder.… Continue

Added by Alex Salkever on April 16, 2010 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

Pono Media partners with MotherApp to buiild mobile applications

Industry-leading provider of cross platform mobile applications, Motherapp Limited has partnered with local media marketing startup, Pono Media to develop and market mobile applications in Hawaii, Guam, and throughout Polynesia. Founded in Hong Kong in 2005 by former original Google team member, Ken Law and serial entrepreneur, Leo Chan; Motherapp focuses on creating mobile apps using their patent-pending technology, which allows them to create applications quickly and easily for all major… Continue

Added by L.P. "NEENZ" FALEAFINE on January 12, 2010 at 8:18am — No Comments

Hawaii Tech 5.0: Science Begins at the University

Over on Hawaii Tech 5.0 I blogged, Science Begins at the University.

Added by L.P. "NEENZ" FALEAFINE on March 31, 2009 at 9:27pm — No Comments

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