Maker Movement Aims to Remake Manufacturing

There are hundreds of makerspaces in the world including Oahu Makerspace, HI Capacity, Maui Makerspace, Big Island Tech Works and Kauai Makers Club.

Tour a Hawaiian Fishpond on Your Phone

Loko Ia is a new iPhone app created by a team of UH researchers that offers an interactive, multimedia tour of the historic Heeia Fishpond in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu.

Innovation: Nimblstand Combines Tablet, Keyboard and Stylus

Many of us love our tablets for writing, drawing, emailing and Web browsing, and often want to add a keyboard or even a stylus. Nimblstand is a clever way of combining all three.

Mission to Mars via Mauna Loa

Hawaii plays a role in preparing for mankind’s greatest leap into space, which may signal a growing future for aerospace activities in the state.

Rent Out Your Driveway with StallShare

StallShare is a web platform for people to rent unused parking space to commuters or neighbors by the month.

Aquaculture Ahi: The Holy Grail of Fish Farming

Kona’s Syd Kraul is working nonstop to raise the world’s first aquaculture ahi

Prudential Locations Website Offers Real Estate Listings in 5 Languages

With more foreign buyers, the local real estate firm's new website will offer listings in Japanese, Mandarin, Koren, Spanish and English.

Liquid rash guard lets you surf naked without the pain

Locean Labs' Chris Akin created Naked Surf because he didn't want to wear a rash-guard shirt while catching waves.

Innovation: Mammograms with less pain and better results

Mammograms with less pain and better results

Startup Weekend Honolulu condenses entrepreneurship into 54 hours

Startup Weekend Honolulu condenses entrepreneurship into a fast-paced weekend of networking, programming, design and business development.


Additional Resources

Venture Capital in Hawaii

An Assessment of Market Opportunities

This report, released January 2008 by the Hawaii Institute for Public Affairs (HIPA), presents the findings of a study of venture capital in Hawaii with particular attention to whether the Hawaii market offers opportunities for institutional investors.

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The Hawaii US-Hong Kong Forum offers you the latest market intelligence and opportunities to network with top executives and opinion makers. Please join us for the first US-Hong Kong Forum to be held in Hawaii, and enjoy the East-Meets-West networking to build your success in Mainland China and Asian markets.

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