Startup Digest Honolulu – February 16 Edition

February 16, 2015

We are officialy mid way through the second month of 2015. Check out the calendar for a healthy lineup of events coming down the pipe.

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Lucky We Code Hawaii Meetup – jQuery Basics (Free)

February 17th 6:00pm

Have you heard of jQuery but really don’t understand how it works, cut and pasted into your website but not really understand what that funky $ means, or are just curious to learn more about coding on the web? Then this session is for you! In this event, we will go over the basics of jQuery, the role it plays on the web as probably the most used framework on the planet, and how the language works under the hood. After all it’s “just JavaScript”.

Virtual – | View in Calendar


Meet with a Corporate Attorney from Business Law Corps FREE LEGAL GUIDANCE (FREE)

February 18th 11:00am

As a community service, HTDC in partnership with the Business Law Corps will offer FREE business law information to all small businesses.The attorneys are experienced corporate lawyers, and can help you with: questions related to choice of entity, governance, for-profit corporations, LLCs and partnerships.

Sign up for a 30 min session by emailing

Manoa Innovation Center 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822 | View in Calendar


Hawaii DotNet Meeting (Free)

February 19th 9:00am

The HawaiiDotNet users group is a monthly meeting at the Microsoft Store located at Ala Moana Center. This is an informal event, discussion topics are open and suggestions are welcome to Past topics have ranged from general interest questions about Office 365, Windows Azure, website and app development to technical discussions on best practices for cloud migrations.

Microsoft Store, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI, United States | View in Calendar


Wetware Wednesday (On a Tuesday) – ICT Conference Pau Hana (Free)

February 24th 5:00pm

Wetware Wednesday is joining forces with the Hawaii Information, Communication and Technology Association as they wind down their ICT Conference on Technology Trends for 2015! Please note, we’re starting at 5pm and it’s a Tuesday! The Warrior Lounge has great Happy Hour specials! WWW is a networking event targeting local software developers* and system engineers. See you there!Great OPPORTUNITY to Share Ideas
FREE Appetizers & No Host Bar
Validated Parking Available ($3)

Warriors Lounge at Hale Koa Hotel 2055 Kalia Rd Honolulu, HI 96815 | View in Calendar


Oahu Online Business Meetup: Drinks and Online Business Talk (at Ryan’s Grill) (Free (Just order $5 worth of food and drinks))

February 24th 6:00pm

Come have some drinks and food with fellow businesspeople.  Share stories, talk about business, and get motivated – this is a very relaxed meetup, and we always have a great time.

Ryan’s Grill at Ward Centre 1200 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI | View in Calendar


ThinkTech Hawaii February Downtown Forum – How Can Hawaii Deal With Its Coming Insolvency? (Registration $30, Students $20, Walk-ins $35)

February 26th 11:30am


A study of our unfunded liabilities and our ability, or inability, to pay them in time
Speakers to be announced
A joint presentation of
ThinkTech Hawaii and
Grassroot Institute
Q&A by LiveSift
Sponsors: Hawaii Business Magazine


YWCA at Laniakea, 1040 Richards Street – Honolulu, HI 96813 | View in Calendar


15th Annual HVCA Entrepreneur & Deal of the Year Awards (Early Bird – $75, Regular – $85)

February 26th 5:30pm

Join HVCA in celebrating the accomplishments of the best entrepreneur’s in our community during 2014.

Nominations for the following awards are open now at

Deal of the Year
Entrepreneur of the Year
Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year
Clean Tech / Ag Entrepreneur of the Year
Tech Entrepreneur of the Year
Student Entrepreneur of the Year
Life Science Entrepreneur of the Year

Waialae Country Club 4997 Kahala Avenue Honolulu, HI 96816 | View in Calendar

Meet with a Corporate Attorney from Business Law Corps FREE LEGAL GUIDANCE (FREE)

March 4th 11:00am

Manoa Innovation Center 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822

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