”*Jan. 13, 2004”
”Biotechnology Meeting Sponsored by HART Hawaii and the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii”

Rick Klemm of HART Hawaii has invited all Grassroot Institute of Hawaii members and subscribers to a special breakfast for legislators which will be held on Jan. 13; 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the Pacific Club (Card Room). The subject will be BioTech Potential. Scheduled speakers are Linda Thrane of the Council for Biotechnology Info and Barry Ryan of the University of Minnesota. Topics covered will be Survey results on consumer attitudes toward biotech foods and the Economic Impact of agriculture biotechnology, followed by a question and answer session. This legislative breakfast is open to the public for only $5 and if you are interested in attending please contact Dick Rowland at (808) 591-9193 or email him at mailto:grassroot@hawaii.rr.com

”*Jan. 13, 2004”
”State and Sony Team up to Present Inaugural Digital Media & Visitor Industry Tech Conference”

The Digital Media and Visitor Industry Tech Conference Sponsored by Sony and the State of Hawaii is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Tthe luncheon address from noon to 1:30 p.m., at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom.

Digital media and the role of technology applications in the visitor industry will be discussed in this inaugural day-long conference to be held in conjunction with the 26th annual Pacific Telecommunications Council conference.

The morning panel, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, will cover digital media technology and will be hosted by Chris Lee of the Academy for Creative Media, University of Hawaii.

Keynote speakers during the luncheon, from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m., will be Gov. Linda Lingle and Mr. Kunitake Ando, President and Group Chief Operating Officer of Sony Corporation.

The afternoon panel on new technologies for the visitor industry will be hosted by Dr. Mark Hukill of the School of Travel Industry Management, University of Hawaii.

Call 539-3611 for more information.

”*Jan. 14, 2004”
”28th Annual Small Business Hawaii Conference”

Small Business Hawaii, Hawaii

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