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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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Teachers: How Does Your PBL Garden Grow?

Teachers: How Does Your PBL Garden Grow?

Hey Teachers: We're back from the 2019 Fall convening of STEM Ecosystems, Cleveland, OH where we presented a mind-map exercise on how to make your PBL (Project-Based Learning) environment grow. In this process, we provided a handout that you can use to plan a holistic...

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Music Hackathon: Creating an Anthem for the Hokulea

Music Hackathon: Creating an Anthem for the Hokulea

Last May, high school students from all Hawaiian Islands were flown in to Honolulu for a two-day music hack to create a new anthem for the Polynesian Voyaging Society's canoe, Hokulea, which will be departing on another round-the-world tour in a couple years. The...

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Lemonade Alley 2019

Lemonade Alley 2019

The Ninth Annual Lemonade Alley played on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Pearlridge Center in Aiea, Hawai’i. Among proclamations by the Mayor's Office, Lemon Bank by American Savings Bank and Center Stage taste tests and 1-minute pitches, results this year included:...

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