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.

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. 

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.

A Model for Wildfire Disaster Relief

Connection Cafe

Consider the volcano situation that has been occurring for many months in 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.  

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.

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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.

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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

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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.

Chile 8.8 Earthquake – Mobile Giving

Mobile Commons

The massive earthquake was centered just off the Pacific coast, causing a Tsunami that will strike various spots across the Pacific, including Hawaii. A massive 8.8 earthquake has hit the South American country of Chile early Saturday morning. Relief organizations are immediately mobilizing to provide supplies, logistics and care.

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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?

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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.

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50 Donors in 50 Days: KAHEA

GroundWire

I love Hawaii. Which means I also love KAHEA , a small but mighty organization that works to protect Hawaii’s cultural and natural resources. KAHEA was started about ten years ago by a group of activists concerned about Hawaii’s systematic loss of species, sensitive shorelines, and unique cultural sites, as well as increasing threats to public health, rights and access – and they called for change. Love. I love the weather, I love the culture, I love the natural environment.

Using Hashtags for Nonprofit Marketing: Tips & Tricks

SocialFish

This is how Eia Hawaii Fund promotes its campaign. Studies have shown that posts with a hashtag have an engagement that is 12.6% higher than posts that don’t use hashtags. The power of hashtags is undeniable.

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.

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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!

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

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I had a fantastic break, including a family vacation in Hawaii, walking, hiking, quiet, and reflection. I would like to wish all my readers, colleagues, and friends a happy new year! How about you?

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.

Leadership Development in Nonprofits: Identifying Toxic Signs of Ego in Your Development Space

ASU Lodestar Center

She served on the Executive Committee of Greater Phoenix Mensa for several years, and was Assistant Regional Vice Chair serving Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Hawaii, Southern Nevada, and parts of California.

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.

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.

TechSoup Global at National Day of Civic Hacking

Tech Soup Blog

Arthur Grau of NetSquared Honolulu reported back on the National Day of Civic Hacking/Code for Hawaii event in Honolulu. Another project was creating an easily accessible map of Hawaii's farmer's markets. Image 2: Code for Hawaii, Bytemarks.

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.

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!

Listen Up: A New, National RFP Offers Nonprofits and Funders Tools to Survey Clients

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In 2016, 46 organizations across the 50 United States, from Hawaii to Massachusetts, received L4G grants to use that survey instrument to collect feedback from the people they serve. Note from Beth: Melinda T.

Have Fun Do Good Link Love: 40th B'day, Power to the Peaceful, Twittering about Volunteering

Have Fun - Do Good

I've got two new posts up on WE Volunteer: 21 Twitter Feeds About Volunteering Volunteer on Vacation in Hawaii Episode 14 of the Be Bold Podcast: Create a Career with Impact with Lara Galinsky of Echoing Green is up. NEWS Yesterday I turned 40, and Have Fun Do Good turned 4.

Lessons Learned, Try, Healing, Beyond Avoidance, Future Self and Travel: More Reverb 10

Have Fun - Do Good

My advice from my 46-year-old self to my 41-year-old-self: Someday is now Take more risks Having fun is doing good Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. First off, I just wanted to say thanks for reading my Reverb 10 posts this month as I reflect on the past year, and the year ahead.

Digital Storytelling Tweet Chat Goes Global April 16

Tech Soup Blog

Hawaii time Topic: coming soon. TechSoup's 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge is here! All April long, we're putting on events to sharpen your digital storytelling skills. Then, you submit your own short video (up to 90-seconds) or five-image slide show to our challenge to win prizes!

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.

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.

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Plenary Session: A Grantmakers’ Gathering on Networks

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

My Fairy Godmother Status at Dreambank, Sending Coffee Karma Via Akoha, and My BillMeLater Pay It Forward Shopping Spree

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Okay, I did use some of it for my car rental while I was at Hawaii Podcamp and Social Media Club Workshop in Hawaii last month.

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.

Win a Trip to the Obama Inauguration with Your Commitment to Change

Have Fun - Do Good

If you win, you get: two tickets to the Inaugural Ceremony & the Hawaii Inaugural Ball three-nights hotel stay airfare for you and a guest to the Nation’s Capitol a Flip video camera The last day to apply is 3pm EST on January 12, 2009.

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!

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.