Ho’owaiwai: A Network in Hawaii

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It is the name of a network of public and private organizations, communities, families, individuals, financial institutions, government and funders organized to build wealth and financial stability of Hawaii’s working families. ( [link] ).

Social Media Club Workshop in Hawaii - Live Blogging Notes

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There are amazing people in this room - a combination of social media rock stars who are based in Hawaii - Roxanne Darling, Todd Cochrane , Lorelle from Wordpress, Neenz from All Top, Colin Devore from Viddler.

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Social Media Game: Hawaiian Version - Beta - My Contribution to Hawaii Geek Week

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It's Hawaii Geek Week !   Part of the Hawaii Social Media Club Workshop.  You are a campaign team for a local tourist office and you want to get visitors to Hawaii to enjoy your local restaurants, hotels, and attractions. Photo by Dan Zen.

I'm the Social Media Tourist of the Future and Other Excuses Why I'm Not At PodCamp/Word Camp Hawaii

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The amazing Roxanne Darling and many dedicated Hawaiian social media leaders have organized Podcamp and WordCamp Hawaii. But when I told my family I had an opportunity to go to Hawaii, they insisted on coming along. without experiencing Hawaii as a Social Media tourist.

Social Media Club Workshop in Hawaii: Reflections on Social Media Game - Aloha Version

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Hawaii Social Media Game View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: hawaii socialmediaclub ). Many thanks to Chris Heuer and Kristie Wells of the Social Media Club for organizing fantastic Social Media Workshop and inviting me to participate. I learned some much from them and Roxanne Darling - who was also instrumental in making this workshop happen and who gave an informative presentation about the power of social media to support tourism goals. 

Blogging Team: Growing Social Impact in a Networked World

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Chris van Bergeijk, Vice President for Programs, Hawaii Community Foundation. Guest Blogging Team.

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

Tech Soup Blog

Honolulu, Hawaii: Bi-monthly Code for Hawaii Project Night. NetSquared holds free or low-cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good. Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self-sufficient, local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners.

Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

Honolulu, Hawaii: Bi-monthly Code for Hawaii Project Night (#2). Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season!

Plenary Session: A Grantmakers’ Gathering on Networks

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Casey Foundation; and Chris van Bergerijk, Hawaii Community Foundation.

Meditations on Relevance Part 5: Relevance is a Bridge

Museum 2.0

Before the Princes of Surf exhibition, these boards rested deep in the collection storage of the Bishop Museum in Hawaii. Blessing of the Replica Boards, July 19, 2015, 8am. Photo by Jon Bailiff. Relevance is not an end unto itself. It is a bridge. When you open the path, people flood in.

Data Visualization Techniques for Those Who Can’t Draw

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But I followed the advice of colleague Rachel Smith, who teaches visual thinking and facilitation : “Send your inner critic who says you can’t draw on a vacation to Hawaii.” Visual Thinking Presentation for UnitedHealth Innovation Day. View more presentations from burowe.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Hawaii. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit.

How To Make Measurement Fun!

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For example, if you get higher conversion rate, you go out for ice cream (or shaved ice if you’re in Hawaii). Flickr Photo by Martin Deutsch.

nfp 2.0 » An interview with the Widget King

Rebooting Charity

Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0

Is Your State an Employment First State?

Vertex Systems

Hawaii. . . What is the EFSLMP? The Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program is an initiative from the Office of Disability Employment Policy, a division of the Department of Labor. . Purpose of EFSLMP.

Research Friday: Government contracting part II: Adapting in an era of less

ASU Lodestar Center

States including Hawaii, Illinois, New York, Maine, and many others have developed task forces on government contracting. posted by. Anjali Deshmukh , Associate Director. Angela Francis , Senior Associate. Nonprofit Finance Fund. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a.

Google, Local Platforms Respond to Japan's 8.9 Earthquake Crisis | Fast Company

AFP Blog

hit Japan today, resulting in tsunami warnings for 20 countries, as well as California and Hawaii. Google, Local Platforms Respond to Japan's 8.9 Earthquake Crisis | Fast Company: "An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.9 Crisis mappers wasted no time responding: In under 2.5 hours Google launched its person finder application, which was also used when New Zealand's 6.3 quake struck last month, and

Swimming with a Sea Turtle (Video): Water Wednesday

Have Fun - Do Good

For this fourth and final week, I'm sharing a video of a sea turtle swimming in Hawaii. On World Oceans Day (June 8), I pledged to highlight the oceans on Have Fun * Do Good for four weeks.

The Art of Relevance Sneak Peek: Rock and Roll Family Edition

Museum 2.0

Before the MAH exhibition, those historic surfboards rested deep in the collection storage of the Bishop Museum in Hawaii. Yesterday, the local paper in Santa Cruz published a great article about my new book, The Art of Relevance. I loved the piece.

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Consulting is Proud to support the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy

VisionLink

States participating in the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy are: California Hawaii Illinois New Mexico Ohio Oklahoma West Virginia VisionLink is proud to partner with the Complete College America and believe that “We all work better by working together”.

The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands: Book Giveaway Winners Announced

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It was a simple equation that built a movement of 20,000 women in Hawaii at our peak. The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands by Carol Cone.

Go Around the Globe with #Storymakers2014

Tech Soup Blog

Honolulu, Hawaii. Storymakers2014 is going around the world! Are you ready to join a global, Storytelling conversation on Twitter at #Storymakers2014 spanning the globe from India, Libya, Kenya across Europe, Canada and the United States.

Computer Refurbishment and Accessibility

Tech Soup Blog

There are statewide programs like Texas Center for the Visually Challenged and Assistive Technology Resource Centers of Hawaii.

Aloha Social Media! My Schedule Over the Next Week.

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Next, I leave for Honolulu, Hawaii where I will be doing a session at the Social Media Club's workshop in conjunction with the wonderful PodCamp Hawaii.   In this interview, he focused on items more relevant to businesses in Hawaii -- especially small businesses.  

Benefit Corporations: Back to Purpose

Tech Soup Blog

This past October, California joined New Jersey, Virginia, Hawaii, Vermont, and Maryland in passing legislation to create this new type of legally recognized company. Editor's Note: TechSoup offers donated and discounted services from B Corps such as BetterWorld Telecom , Azavea , and — coming soon — Dharma Merchant Services.

Measuring Social Media Outcomes Is Easier than Measuring Hurricane Strength

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While our experience with Kanu Hawaii was good, we wanted to try a campaign grounded in Facebook since that is where people are already spending their time. Interestingly, Kanu Hawaii has also redeveloped their whole site within Facebook. Source: Nasa.

Demographics Are Destiny: How and Why to Diversify Your Staff Now!

NTEN

It's also interesting to note that, according to Wikipedia, Hawaii, New Mexico, California and Texas are already majority-minority states. By Jocelyn Harmon, Director of Nonprofit Services, Care2 Unless you've been living under a barrel, you know the demographics of the U.S. are changing. Here are some key highlights from The Changing Demographics of America by Smithsonian. I encourage you to read the entire article.

Survey: Analysis of Benefits of Blogging in Nonprofit Organizations

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He was born in Lima, Peru and is studying for his masters in Information Systems in Hawaii at HPU. I got an email from Cesar Vargas who writes the NPO Blog. He is currently working on a paper about: "How do blogs benefit nonprofit organizations in U.S." As part of research for his degree, he is conducting a survey about the Benefits of Blogging in Nonprofit Organizations. Check it out

Lame spam of the day: IRS notices

Robert Weiner

your local time (Alaska & Hawaii follow Pacific Time). I got two spams this week claiming to come from the IRS. They look like different schemes -- one is trying to get me to call a 900 number at $4.79/minute, the other includes a link. But they look similar so I'm posting them together.

Guam and the Consortium

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Arriving on Guam felt like coming back to the United States, although it's more like Hawaii than the mainland! Hafa Adai" is used frequently, pronounced "half-a-day," it means hello or goodbye, kind of like aloha in Hawaii. The final stop for my Micronesia trip was Guam, a U.S.

Blogher Purses, Bags, and Backpacks

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Hawaii-made purses were hot tonight. The second purse from Hawaii spotted during the blogher reception. was handmade in Hawaii purchased from a department store.

Tell Your Community's Story with NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

Honolulu, Hawaii: Free Ruby on Rails Workshop for Women (and Their Friends). With less than two weeks to go, TechSoup’s Storymakers campaign is roaring along. Submit your digital video, five photographs, or a super-short story now, because we have $13,000 in prizes available!

Great reads from February 10th through February 11th

Amy Sample Ward

The Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting Spirited Nonprofit Management - Nonprofits and Philanthropy: Scenario I - An Interview with Kelvin Taketa and Chris Van Bergeijk - "Even before the financial crisis began to unfold, the Hawaii Community Foundation realized that it had lapsed into philanthropic habits that might be counterproductive. These are my links for February 10th through February 11th: Nonprofit SOS: Advertising on nonprofit websites?

Case Foundation Launches Change Begins With Me Contest: Winner Attends 2009 Presidential Inauguratio

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The winner will get to attend the Inaugural Ceremony and Hawaii Inaugural Ball! Here's the description from the Case Foundation Web Site: It’s easy to enter – just 2 simple steps: Think about what you can do to help your community.

Love to Learn Tech Tips in Person? NetSquared Is for You!

Tech Soup Blog

Honolulu, Hawaii: Bi-monthly Code for Hawaii Project Night. Honolulu, Hawaii: Bi-monthly Code for Hawaii Project Night.

Fighting for Civic Transparency with Technology in the Western Balkans

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global and NetSquared attended hackathons across the country—from Hawaii to Vermont—that tackled local, statewide, and national civic issues.

Seeing the sights in Pohnpei

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It reminded me of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park in California, and it reminds other of Diamond Head in Hawaii.

The Island Hopper to Micronesia

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

is to fly to Hawaii and then take the "island-hopper." I'm on an exciting trip to places I've never been before!

WeAreMedia ToolBox: Micro Media Tools - Twellow

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I'm sitting here in Hawaii at the Social Media Workshop and Kristie Wells just gave an awesome presentation on participation in social media. The month of October we've been focusing on building out the Nonprofit Social Media Tool Box and awarding t-shirts to contributors!

Social Media Game: Kentucky Derby Remix for CNPE Conference

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You can find David's training games here.) David has reiterated this game over and over for different audiences and circumstances and I've remixed the game for filmmakers , took it to Cambodia and more recently to Hawaii. On the long plane ride back to the mainland, reflected on what work and what didn't in Hawaii. In Hawaii, each small group had a social media expert to facilitate the discussion - so the mix of beginners with advanced was okay.