Category Archives: High Tech

Lānaʻi business owners get tips on taking control of their business finances

MEDB’s Director of Business Development, Gerry Smith, presented the “Pinching Your Pennies” workshop on Lānaʻi this week to assist local business owners take control of their business finances.  Topics included how to price products to ensure a profit, how to create … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems: State Programs To Save Your Business Money

Hidden Gems: State Programs To Save Your Business Money Attendees will learn about two State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) programs that can benefit their business, the Enterprise Zone (EZ) Partnership Program and the Hawaii State Trade … Continue reading

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Maui Venture Capital Fund Mbloom Raises $10M from Chinese Investor

Maui-based venture capital fund Mbloom has raised $10 million from a private investor in China, bringing the fund to a total of $20 million and allowing it to increase staffing and open an office in Honolulu. Read the full article … Continue reading

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Hawaii First in Nation to Receive Mitsubishi’s All Electric Vehicle

Governor Abercrombie on hand as Hawaii customer takes keys to North America’s first Mitsubishi i Governor Neil Abercrombie, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA), and Cutter Mitsubishi of Aiea hosted a ceremony today at the State Capitol whereby government and … Continue reading

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Intro to Arduino class, July 16 2011

Maui Makers is holding their first Arduino class on July 16. Arduino is “an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It’s intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments.” Learn … Continue reading

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Community Involvement in Using and Improving Broadband Services

One of the wonderful paradoxes in life is that the very technology that connects us also gives us freedom. Whether it is the ability to work all over the world from Maui, or to organize the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia … Continue reading

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Maui Selected for Joint Japan-U.S. Smart Grid Project

Japan-U.S. Smart Grid project on Maui to demonstrate new technologies focused on the integration of clean energy and electric vehicles Energy partners from the United States and Japan will collaborate on a multimillion dollar smart grid demonstration project on Maui. … Continue reading

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Get the Hawaii Clean Energy Hawaii STEM iPad App Now!

In Celebration of EARTH DAY and in honor of teachers, students and parents worldwide, download the Clean Energy Hawaii STEM iPad App from iTunes on April 22nd!   Download the app on iTunes -> Read the Press Release ->

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Maui’s PS1 Telescope Establishes Near-Earth Asteroid Discovery Record

From SpaceDaily.com The Pan-STARRS PS1 telescope on Haleakala, Maui, discovered 19 near-Earth asteroids on the night of January 29, the most asteroids discovered by one telescope on a single night. “This record number of discoveries shows that PS1 is the … Continue reading

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PDC’s Popular, Free-download”Disaster Alert”App Now for Android OS Users

Seven months (and 65,000 downloads) after releasing Disaster Alert for iPhone and iPad, Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) makes information on hazards and disasters, worldwide, available to Android-based mobile device users. “Disaster Alert,” a free application published by PDC, gives users … Continue reading

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