2015 Sponsors

We’d like to thank our sponsors for the 2015 Honolulu Mini Maker Faire.  As an all volunteer run and operated free event for the community, we depend heavily on the generosity of our sponsors.

HTDCHigh Technology Development Corporation (HTDC):  The HTDC is a state agency established by the State Legislature in 1983 to facilitate the development and growth of Hawaii’s commercial high technology industry and continues to be a great supporter of technology and innovation related activities in Hawaii.

‘Iolani School is a culturally diverse, co-educational, college preparatory school for over 1880 students in grades K – 12 founded upon Christian values. Academic excellence and personal growth flourish in an atmosphere that is challenging and competitive, yet caring and nurturing. Through dynamic and personalized instruction in a multitude of disciplines, ‘‘Iolani develops liberally educated, well-rounded individuals who are well prepared for college and ready to assume their responsibilities as active, moral citizens.

Interisland Terminal presents year-round programs in Contemporary Art, Design and Film that explores the intersections of creativity, innovation and civic engagement, thus paving the way for imaginative approaches to the civic and social challenges facing Hawaii. We are unique in our stand for strong curatorial independence, cutting across all media, and with an emphasis on design unfound in existing local organizations. The organization’s creative direction is truly hybrid and international – with our staff based in Honolulu, but with significant footprints in Los Angeles, New York, and the Asia-Pacific.

SOEST Advanced Network Computing Lab:  Part of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology has been working on the Seaglider program.  Autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) are sent out in the ocean around Hawai’i to collect monitoring data.  ANCL is a high end systems design and fabrication lab designing and testing high speed communications system for industry and academia and is InfoWorld magazine’s largest lab.

HiCapacity:  A hackerspace located at the Manoa Innovation Center, HiCapacity has been involved with a wide range of subjects, some of which include:  software development, 3D printing, photography, and electronics.

Federal Managers Association, Chapter 19, Pearl Harbor Shipyard.  We would like to thank the Federal Managers Association, Chapter 19, Pearl Harbor Shipyard/Area for their sponsorship of the Mini Maker Faire.  The FMA has a history of supporting local activities and we really appreciate the assistance they have provided.

Oceanit:  Founded in 1985, Oceanit is one of Hawaii’s largest and most diversified science and engineering companies.  They do aerospace work, engineering consulting, information systems, and life sciences.

Oahu Makerspace:  Our purpose is to provide a workshop community full of knowledge, space, and equipment so that no one has to do it alone.  Metal, wood, plastic, electronics.  Let’s make it happen!



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