Ho’owaiwai: A Network in Hawaii

Beth Kanter

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] ). At the core of the network is the Hawaii Alliance for Community-based Economic Development who serves as a “network weaver” to connect, support and catalyze action among the network.

Social Media Club Workshop in Hawaii - Live Blogging Notes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. Roxanne Darling presenting Many thanks to Chris Heuer and Kristie Wells for organizing fantastic Social Media Workshop.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. You would like to use social media to educate tourists who have select Hawaii as a destination to come off the beaten path. Next week, I'm bringing the game to Hawaii Social Media Club Workshop. 

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. 

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The amazing Roxanne Darling and many dedicated Hawaiian social media leaders have organized Podcamp and WordCamp Hawaii. The event is bringing together over 500 participants to the Hawaii Convention Center to meet some of the top podcasters, bloggers, videobloggers, social media experts, and web gurus. 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.

nfp 2.0 » An interview with the Widget King

Rebooting Charity

whitewater widgets yak shack February 7th, 2007 An interview with the Widget King Last year, Hawaii-based ChipIn launched its “social ecommerce&# service designed to help individuals connect with people in their social network for collection of money for a personal cause, to purchase a gift, or for community fundraising.

Our EveryAction Hero: World Central Kitchen

EveryAction

This year, we have activated kitchens to respond to the volcanoes in Hawaii and Guatemala. Tim helped us there, led our kitchen in Hawaii, and even came with us to Guatemala. Especially since at the same time we have relief efforts going on in Hawaii and Puerto Rico as well. World Central Kitchen was founded by chef and activist José Andres in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Since then the organization has grown to work in 10 different countries.

Nonprofit Audit 101

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofit Audit 101: A Guide to The Fundamentals and More is a quick guide for nonprofit finance leaders and executive leaders, providing key fundamentals and know-how, first class best practices, and insight into how to optimize the nonprofit audit process at your organization.

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

Aloha Social Media! My Schedule Over the Next Week.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.      The workshop leaders include: Roxanne Darling, co-owner of Bare Feet Studios , host of award-winning Beach Walks with Rox and Hawaii???s In this interview, he focused on items more relevant to businesses in Hawaii -- especially small businesses.  

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. On June 1, programmers, activists, and civic leaders participated in the first ever National Day of Civic Hacking (NDoCH) across 83 U.S. cities.

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. Message 1: Sender: Tiera Tanner (AditaOki@megpgh.com). Subject: Rejection of your tax appeal.

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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. Every month TechSoup's NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free and low-cost nonprofit technology events and workshops to more than 50 cities. If you want to network with your peers or love to learn at live, in-person events, NetSquared is the place for you!

Survey: Analysis of Benefits of Blogging in Nonprofit Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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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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! As part of this year's fun, we're taking our #TSDIGS tweet chat around the globe. Not quite a 24-hour digital storytelling party, but as close as we can get!

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. Watching this video, I can't help but think about one of the top emailed and viewed New York Times stories today, The 'Busy' Trap. Maybe we all need to take a lesson from the sea turtle, and slow down. If you're feeling a little overwhelmed today, watch the turtle swim. Nothing really happens.

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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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. Then join us September 4, 2014 for an amazing, global conversation.

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.

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. territory. Guam has a huge American military presence: the armed forces control about a third of the island. The presence is growing: the U.S.

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Blogging Team: Growing Social Impact in a Networked World

Beth Kanter

Chris van Bergeijk, Vice President for Programs, Hawaii Community Foundation. Guest Blogging Team. Over the next couple of days you will be reading more frequent but shorter posts from these guest bloggers from the Growing Social Impact in a Networked World: A Grantmakers’ Gathering of Networks meeting in San Francisco on October 17-18th. Guest bloggers were tasked with writing a brief post about one idea about networks that sparked their imagination during the gathering.

Why Privacy Matters (or Should) to Nonprofits

NTEN

Donny's nonprofit clients include: Catholic Charities Hawaii, Hawaii Community Foundation, Moiliili Community Center, the Episcopal Church in Hawaii, the Roman Catholic Church in the State of Hawaii, and the American Institute of CPAs. Donny Shimamoto, IntrapriseTechKnowlogies. Highlights from recent media coverage of privacy-related incidents and trends shows increased risk for the nonprofit sector related to privacy.

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! More than one-third of charitable giving happens in the last three months of the year , and the emergence of #GivingTuesday makes the year's end even more critical for charities. Feeling overwhelmed? Your local NetSquared group is here to help with free, in-person events being held across the U.S. and the globe.

Blogher Purses, Bags, and Backpacks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. The minute I walked into the reception at blogher tonight, Susan Getgood came up to me and said "Don't photograph my shoes. These aren't the good ones. I'll have those on tommorrow." " Several other women came up to me and told me not take photos because they forgot to get pedicures!

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. Package includes: two tickets to the Inaugural Ceremony & the Hawaii Inaugural Ball. This past week has been about the lightest blogging week ever. I've had time offline, with family, and just relaxing.

Social Media Game: Kentucky Derby Remix for CNPE Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

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. Touring Pohnpei Because of the timing of the island hopper arriving on Saturday (next flight would arrive Tuesday), we had some free time on the weekend to see the sites of the island. The island is a volcanic high island, with mountains and other cool features, with a surrounding ring of reef a couple of miles away.

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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! Although the mission of the trip is to understand the situation of visually impaired students in Micronesia, I absolutely get the benefits of visiting these islands and enjoying the scenery. Getting to these islands is not simple. The way to get to the main islands from the U.S.

Plenary Session: A Grantmakers’ Gathering on Networks

Beth Kanter

Casey Foundation; and Chris van Bergerijk, Hawaii Community Foundation. The morning plenary for A Grantmakers’ Gathering on Networks was designed to deliver robust, thought-provoking content for grantmakers who want to use a networked approach for the strategy as well as time for people to make connections with others and process and apply these new ideas.

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. National Parks on my bucket list: Acadia, Congaree, Death Valley Denali, Hawaii Volcanoes, Kenai Fjord, Kings Canyon, Petrified Forest, Redwood, Saguaro, Sequoia, or the Virgin Islands. 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.

WeAreMedia ToolBox: Micro Media Tools - Twellow

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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! Today we're looking at Micro Media tools. This is any form of concentrated content created using social tools that broadcast text, voice, images, or video to targeted Web and mobile communities.

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.

How To Make Measurement Fun!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. Last week I wrote about nonprofit “ measurement malaise &# that keeps some nonprofits putting a measurement strategy for their integrated communications campaigns into practice. In the comments, I asked how can we make measurement fun ? In response, Jono Smith said that was like asking how to make going to the dentist fun!

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. A big thanks to everyone who donated to my Birthday Wish on Facebook. You surpassed my goal of raising $400 for Women for Women International and raised $580!

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. I was first introduced to the concept of the gift economy and pay it forward many years ago when I was the community builder for a first generation online network for artists, called ArtsWire.

Meet Cynthia Derosier who Surfs for Good Causes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I recently had the opportunity to participate in a Social Media Club workshop in Hawaii as part of Podcamp and WordCamp in Hawaii.  Cynthia is convinced surfing can help Hawaii's at-risk youth.  I grew up in Hawaii and always loved to ocean.   I asked folks who was doing interesting social change work with Aloha spirit.  

Measuring Social Media Outcomes Is Easier than Measuring Hurricane Strength

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

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. How are the first 8 days of your New Year's resolutions going? Do any of them involve serving your neighborhood, your community, or even your nation?

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. They were in storage for 90+ years before historians in Hawaii and Santa Cruz discovered they were THE boards in the first known record of surfing in the Americas in Santa Cruz. 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.

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

Beth Kanter

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?

NetSquared Local Events: June 6–7, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Honolulu, HI: Hack to the future with Code for Hawaii. Tired of sitting in front of your computer all day? It’s time to get face-to-face with your nonprofit tech friends! NetSquared Local members meet monthly in 50 cities around the world with the goal of helping each other solve their tech challenges and finding a tribe of people who shares our passions. Bored this weekend?

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. posted by Disa McAlister Fall 2017 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Nonprofit organizations have added pressure in the area of Leadership Development due to smaller staff sizes, with smaller salaries. This means people are expected to do more for less.

How Make-A-Wish is Telling New Stories with Audience Personas

See3

Most likely, it’s the idea of a sick kid experiencing hope and joy in the form of a wish experience, most likely through an amazing experience like a trip to Disney World or Hawaii. Many nonprofits fall into the trap of believing that their audience is the general public, when the truth is that your supporters are much more nuanced than that. A great way to narrow in on your organization’s audience is to develop audience personas.