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Isle Firm Accuses Oculus of Stealing VR Tech

A Hawaii-based company this week accused Oculus Rift and its founder Palmer Luckey of building a virtual reality hardware company with information stolen from its own research and development. The lawsuit, filed on Wednesday, says that Ron Igra and Thomas...

Gallery: Visiting D.C. & Philadelphia

For the last 10 days, I’ve been off island, traveling with my coworkers at Hawaii Information Service to attend the annual mid-year conference of the National Association of Realtors. I somehow managed to keep...

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BioBlitz to Explore Nature, Culture at Volcano

More than a thousand students, scientists, Hawaiian cultural practitioners, and other volunteers will spread out across Hawaii Volcanoes National Park today and tomorrow in a “BioBlitz.” The annual event is a 24-hour species inventory, in which...

Unconferenz Set for Saturday at Iolani

The Unconferenz is a conference that avoids the worst parts of conferences. There are no Powerpoint lectures. No “keynote speakers” to dominate the agenda, no “panel discussions” stuffed with hapless representatives from corporate sponsors, and no...

PCATT Plans Pair of May Events

The Pacific Center for Advanced Technology Training (PCATT) at Honolulu Community College is one of Hawaii’s leading hubs for tech education, offering both its own robust curriculum and certification curriculum as well as facilities to host training...