Nerd Nite September 2020

Virtual

Justin Hite on The Akiki, Allyson Earl on Smokey the Bear, and Sydney Raquel on Questioning Reality with VR.

Free

Modern Astronomy on Maunakea

Virtual

Astronomy on Maunakea originated in community efforts to revive the Hawaii Island economy following the 1960 tsunami that devastated Hilo. This talk will offer a personal perspective on this remarkable story and will conclude with some thoughts about the future.

Kona Science Cafe

Virtual

Dr Rick Bennett, President Applied Life Sciences LLC and the Kona Coast Waterkeeper, will speak on "The measurement of microbial safety of our recreation waters is a SWAG, and we are going to be OK."

Free

PRiME 2020

Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI

PRiME 2020 will bring together the most active researchers in academia, government, and industry to engage, discuss, and innovate in the areas of electrochemistry and solid state science and technology.

Nerd Nite

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Fun-yet-intelligent presentations are interspersed with live or DJ’ed music, while the audience drinks (and thinks) along.

Free

Astronaut Lacy Veach Day of Discovery

Virtual

We have reached out for workshops and speakers from Hawaii and outside Hawaii. Participants will also be able to learn from 12 mini workshops and demonstrations, mini keynotes and participate in a Galaxy Treasure Hunt for answers posed by STEM professionals from Hawaii.

Free

TEDxElemental

Virtual

Elemental Excelerator, a global startup accelerator based in Hawaii, is proud to present TEDxElemental on Oct 28, 2020 at 9:00 AM Hawaii

Free

Coastal Plant Resilience Under Sea Level

Waikīkī Aquarium Classroom 2777 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI

Life on the Edge – Coastal Plant Resilience under Sea Level Rise Dr. Kasey Barton, School of Life Sciences, UH-ManoaCoastal plants experience

Kona Science Cafe

Virtual

The ‘Ike Wai project is a multi-disciplinary research project within the University of Hawaii system to study fresh-water flows in the Hawaiian Islands.

Free

December 2020 Nerd Nite

Virtual
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Mantis shrimp super powers - fun facts and weird biology; What are mesoscale eddies and why you should care; On the importance of naming a species.

Free

Engineering for Global Health from Kona

Virtual

We will discuss the design of a vaccine refrigerator meant for clinics in the developing world, where interruptions can be common and the voltage variable.

Kona Science Cafe

Virtual

Friðrik Lárusson will discuss his experience creating SoundLines, which combines automated methods and the work of highly skilled medical scribes to ease the documentation burden and allows physicians to see more patients and provide better care.  

Free

Co-Composting for Small Coffee Farms

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The co-composting system has the potential to improve the local waste management create a valuable product for soil quality enhancement.

Nerd Nite

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Featuring Ethan Estess on "Ocean Art, Science, and Stewardship," Kapalikū Maile on "(Re)Generations," and Dr. Chandra Earl with "A Snail Story."

Free
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Tsunamis Live

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Learn about tsunamis and tsunami warnings, and nderstand what to do and where to go to be safe from tsunamis.

Free
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Tsunamis Live

Virtual
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Learn about tsunamis and tsunami warnings, and nderstand what to do and where to go to be safe from tsunamis.

Free

CHANGE Event Series: Natural Environment

Virtual

How can Hawaii make large-scale tourism sustainable, meet or surpass our clean energy goals, feed ourselves with more sustainable local food, and properly manage public lands for the greater good.

$10

Nerd Nite Honolulu

Virtual

Learn to star hop your way across the sky to find stars, constellations, and planets.

Mitigating Climate Change

Virtual

Join our panel of University of Hawai‘i at Manoa faculty experts for this important discussion about problems posed by climate change and what can be done to address them.

$35