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

AFP Blog

Google, Local Platforms Respond to Japan's 8.9 hit Japan today, resulting in tsunami warnings for 20 countries, as well as California and Hawaii. 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

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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. Photo by Dan Zen.

NetSquared Local Events: June 6–7, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

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. What have NetSquared Local groups been up to recently?

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.

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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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A Model for Wildfire Disaster Relief

Connection Cafe

Consider the volcano situation that has been occurring for many months in Hawaii. By working with local government bodies and community foundations, legal aid can help to ensure insurance claims are filed correctly, protect local residents from fraud, and more.

How to Earn Bonuses and Qualify for Promotions with Chase Bank Accounts:

SocialFish

If you already have an account, you can open a new Chase Total Checking and Chase Savings account, for example, you can earn $250 in bank bonuses with just one trip to your local branch. The offer is available nationwide except in Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Alaska.

The Island Hopper to Micronesia

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

is to fly to Hawaii and then take the "island-hopper." As in India, these communities have been renaming their islands back to their original or local names, rather than English approximations. I'm on an exciting trip to places I've never been before!

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.

Meditations on Relevance Part 5: Relevance is a Bridge

Museum 2.0

This summer, we opened two exhibitions at my museum that are highly relevant to local culture. 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.

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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. While the challenges were focused mainly on local or statewide issues, they came up with solutions that could be adopted for national issues as well.

Using Hashtags for Nonprofit Marketing: Tips & Tricks

SocialFish

This is how Eia Hawaii Fund promotes its campaign. Agri Food Aid is an organization that talks to both farmers and financers by using #africa to localize their audience. Studies have shown that posts with a hashtag have an engagement that is 12.6%

Aargon Agency Inc (For Federal Student Loan Debts)

SocialFish

They are headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, and have many offices spread out all over the country such as Missouri, Florida, Hawaii, and Colorado. It does vary state by state, and if you want to know the full details of your law, then you need to check out your local legislation.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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?

Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

Your local NetSquared group is here to help with free, in-person events being held across the U.S. Honolulu, Hawaii: Bi-monthly Code for Hawaii Project Night (#2). Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season!

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

Tech Soup Blog

Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self-sufficient, local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners. So give your local organizer a hug next time you see them! Honolulu, Hawaii: Bi-monthly Code for Hawaii Project Night. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members.

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

Museum 2.0

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

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Tell Your Community's Story with NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

Or if face-to-face is more your style, join your local NetSquared group — NetSquared groups are holding digital storytelling events all month. Honolulu, Hawaii: Free Ruby on Rails Workshop for Women (and Their Friends). Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members.

Fighting for Civic Transparency with Technology in the Western Balkans

Tech Soup Blog

The site will then publish responses from local officials and encourage further transparency. The site will publish the problem in hopes that it will pressure local government officials to solve them.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Second, organize local veterinarians, municipalities and animal rescue organizations in working together to provide low-cost spay/neuter and promote adoption of the satos.’”. It was a simple equation that built a movement of 20,000 women in Hawaii at our peak.

Quick Hit: My Work with the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History

Museum 2.0

Yesterday, a lovely article came out in the local paper about what we're trying to do to become a thriving community hub. You know when you land in Hawaii and they put a lei around your neck? I've now been the Director of The Museum of Art & History in Santa Cruz for two months.

Computer Refurbishment and Accessibility

Tech Soup Blog

There are local government based nonprofit programs like Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities in Ohio, and ARC Broward. There are statewide programs like Texas Center for the Visually Challenged and Assistive Technology Resource Centers of Hawaii.

Carnet Williams: Nonprofit Technology, Blogging, Aggregating, & Surfing.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We ran around to local nonprofits in Eugene helping them with their technology projects. I have just recently decreased my hours at TNC to work with some folks to start a Wireless startup company in Hawaii trying to form a FreeNet WiFi network across the islands.

Amanda Rose, Twestival Leader, Reflects on Twestival

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Amanda says "I did not expect to find myself in tears at 3am after seeing a video by a team in Asheville who spent their weekend making a video after campaigning locally, spreading news about how 1 in 6 people in the world don't have access to clean and safe drinking water.

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. In addition, the study found that Executive Directors of color mostly lead local or regional organizations, not national organizations. 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.

Jewish Television Network Delivers Online Religious Service

See What's Out There

I’m recovering from a motorcycle accident and unable to attend services at my local synagogue. I am not affiliated with any congregation and, being unemployed, couldn’t buy a ticket to a local shul. We live in Maui, Hawaii. My local rabbi told me that the medical treatments were more important to my well being than the services.