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More than 300 viewers tuned into the live stream broadcast of the final event. Three teams that used their digital prowess to win over the judges’ hearts for a share of more than $60,000 in prizes.
It may take a while for visitors to return to Hawaii, but local product companies can bring Hawaii to them via e-commerce.

UH contract to operate Maui computing center renewed

"The Maui High Performance Computing Center is the largest extramural project in UH history. It is the cornerstone of high-tech on Maui and provides some of the best jobs on the island."

Hawaii STEM Conference adopts virtual hackathon

The upcoming Hawaii STEM Conference 2020 will be using the online project-based learning platform BizzyB.com to run a virtual hackathon to design...

HPU nets Norwegian funding to research, combat ocean plastic pollution

Very limited funds have been available locally or nationally to deal with the large influx of plastic pollution haunting our treasured marine environment.

Business plan competition goes virtual, tackles eruption recovery

Four teams of students from the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Hawaii Community College competed remotely from home locations as far away as Spain, Mexico, Washington and California.

UH accelerator selects five Hawaii startups for Spring 2020 cohort

Five startup companies have been named to the UH Ventures Accelerator spring 2020 cohort, and four of them are addressing challenges associated with COVID-19.

Hawaii entrepreneurs launch coronavirus news site

The brainchild of local entrepreneurs Ryan Kalei Tsuji and Gregory Hadley, CoronavirusHawaii.com was created to serve as a local hub for businesses and organizations, as well as to provide residents information on available resources.

Hawaii startup LifeDNA, University of Hawaii to study role of genetics...

Personal genomics startup LifeDNA has initiated a coronavirus study aimed at understanding why certain individuals and racial or ethnic...