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A Future Full of Opportunity

A Future Full of Opportunity

The Aloha Connects Innovation program is nearly finished, but its impacts are only just beginning to show. Looking back on the past month, I can see how ACI was exactly the opportunity I needed. It’s gone by quickly, but I’m better off because of it.

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Creative Thinking and Collaboration With Bizgenics

Creative Thinking and Collaboration With Bizgenics

It’s hard to believe that I’m already more than halfway through my time as a Bizgenics Digital Marketer intern through Aloha Connects Innovation. I knew that I was joining a company founded on creativity and innovation, but I didn’t realize just how much I’d learn about those principles first-hand.

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Moving Forward as a Team During Aloha Connects Innovation

Moving Forward as a Team During Aloha Connects Innovation

All of us Aloha Connects Innovation (ACI) interns are making the most of our time here at Bizgenics Foundation. Together we’re setting the organization up for success as it empowers the people of Hawaiʻi to build bright futures through creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

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Finding Career Confidence With Aloha Connects Innovation

Finding Career Confidence With Aloha Connects Innovation

As the Aloha Connects Innovation (ACI) program gets underway at Bizgenics, it’s becoming more and more apparent how it’s benefitting businesses and individuals. As one of the Participants, Maddie has just finished her second week as a Digital Marketer intern. And she’s already seeing her skills develop and my confidence grow in this new career field.

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Connecting Aloha and Innovation for a Brighter Future

Connecting Aloha and Innovation for a Brighter Future

With ongoing efforts to rebuild our economy, we now have unique opportunities to strengthen our local workforce and support the growth of innovative, non-tourism-based industries. Maddie Buresh is one of several interns hired onto the Bizgenics Foundation team through Aloha Connects Innovation (ACI). Follow her journey.

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Amid COVID-19, A 100% Virtual Online Hackathon

Amid COVID-19, A 100% Virtual Online Hackathon

Last weekend, Bizgenics Foundation produced a 100 percent virtual online hackathon in partnership with HIplan for the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Hawaii Community College. It was a first in many ways that holds promise for the future of education beyond the...

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How to Grow Organic Lemon Orchards in Hawai’i

How to Grow Organic Lemon Orchards in Hawai’i

Project Lemon Tree advisors met in Kona, Hawai’i at Hokukano Ranch where a 5 acre site has been prepared for a research project to study and determine best practices for how to optimize organic lemon tree growing in orchards at agricultural scale. Present were Tom...

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TECH-TONIC SHIFTS: Transforming Education Through Technology

TECH-TONIC SHIFTS: Transforming Education Through Technology

A "Transforming Education Through Technology" brainstorm was held at the STEM Ecosystems Convening, October 22, 2019 in Cleveland, OH. The premise: technology is shaking traditional education to the core. To some, technology is creating amazing new worlds. To others,...

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