HONOLULU Search Results: “age”

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Skin Equality

@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Sonny Ganaden is a printmaker, writer, and a lawyer. His talk is on skin and race as a sociological creation and the application of critical race theory to art as a way to deconstruct institutional racism and advocate for equality.

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Beyond Eating Local: Using History as a Guide to a New Food Security

@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

Josh Lanthier-Welch is a Punahou, Berkeley, and Columbia grad but his self-taught culinary skills began at the age of 16 to impress girls. He has always alternated white collar jobs with restaurant work and slowly allowed food to take over his creative brain. While in San Francisco, he began to work primarily as a chef and later was convinced in late 2009 to return to Honolulu by his brother to start a little ice pop company.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 1, 2014.

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Mata is Meta-Data: Mapping the Anthropolithic Age

@ VOL 23 ON APR 10, 2015

Solomon Enos received his first commission as a sixth grader, illustrating curriculum for lower grade levels at Makaha Elementary School. From there he illustrated books such as Na Akua Hawai`i (The Gods and Goddesses of Hawai`i), and The centennial edition of The Epic Tales of Hi`iakaikapoliopele to name a couple. Solomon is also known for large scale murals at various public schools and private venues. His most recent project, “Polyfantastica”, has been published and Solomon continues working on another life-long project called “Mata” that he hopes may unify all the global mythologies and theologies into the final human narrative, hosted as an International Public Game, in line with the Public Radio and Television.

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Is this Hawaiian Art or What?

@ VOL 23 ON APR 10, 2015

Kazu Kauinana’s began school at Kamehameha in 1952 where he was awarded an art scholarship here at the Honolulu Academy of Arts in the 3rd grade. He then left home at age 15 to surf in California and began his 21 year exploration of the world and other cultures. He credits living in New York City for 13 years as the most educational and awakening experience in his life. When Kazu makes art, he chooses an approach that draws upon today’s local and global issues. Sometimes, he illustrates Hawaiian legends in a way that will apply to our present day lives.


SITEWIDE Search Results: “age”


Gothenburg @ Park Lane
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Dec 01, 2012


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Jan 22, 2013


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Cape Town @ The Assembly
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Fresno @ Bitwise South Stadium
Nov 29, 2017


Seattle @ Seattle Central Library
Apr 05, 2018

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Life Well Spent

@ VOL 21 ON FEB 19, 2013

Eric Rosenberg discusses weather, seasonal affective disorder, and aging while enjoying an outdoor campfire.

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Political Activism in the Digital Age

@ VOL 2 ON SEP 18, 2015

Joleza Koka - Political Activism in the Digital Age

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The Internet Age

@ VOL 9 ON FEB 22, 2016

Speaker Sarah T Gold is a designer interested in interaction, data and networks in the public domain. Her practise examines technopolitics, privacy and civics. She is founder of the creative company IF.

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From Barrel to Bottle

@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Will Drucker is a sustainability practitioner and whiskey lover. At PechaKucha Night NYC, Will takes us through the history and process of whiskey making - from the tree to the bottle!

Will is devoted to building businesses that support the circular economy. Will hails from the cities and farms of the Midwest. College took him to Vermont where he studied neuroscience and deepened his love for the natural world. Will can't resist music, birds, biking, good food and adventure.

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An Age of Inequality

@ VOL 3 ON AUG 17, 2017

Dr. Deborah Heikes gives us a history of reason and the different sides of Objective Relativism.  

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This Little Bird Told Me: The Importance of Intergenerational Exchange

@ VOL 33 ON AUG 27, 2017

Chauncey Beaty comes to PKN ATL to share a personal story regarding a birdy she knows... This birdy showed her the importance of intergenerational exchange through a true respect for elders and what wisdom they can share if we just sit at their feet and listen. 

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From Stone Age to Pwn Age

@ VOL 6 ON FEB 08, 2018

Randy Rose presents: Cybersecurity meets anthropology!

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From Stone Age to Pwn Age

@ VOL 18 ON MAR 10, 2018

What do anthropolgy and computers have in common? Apparently quite a lot when you throw humans into the mix. Randy Rose never imagined his passion to follow in the footsteps of Indiana Jones would lead him to having expertice in cybersecurity. Turns out us humans are still the same after all those millennia.

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Cycling Without Age

@ VOL 19 ON MAY 25, 2018

Rick Nevins talks about the Cycling Without Age program that started in Denmark with one person's idea that an elderly person might just enjoy a ride with the wind in their face. It has grown into a global organization and Rick talks about how he and others are now bringing this program to Williamsburg.

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PKN Posters: Toronto Vol. 20

Twenty is key to the numerologists here at PechaKucha HQ (20 images, 20 seconds). In Japan, we recently celebrated Coming of Age Day, a national holiday to celebrate those who have stepped into adulthood (age 20). Toronto is holding their super-sweet Volume 20 night on January 22nd, so you could say that they're "Coming of Age" as well! To see more great posters from PechaKucha nights all over the world, check out our Tumblr blog.

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The Japan Superhero Boom and the Pachimon Phenomenon 1971-1975

International Superhero and Figure Research Laboratory technician Don Kratzer reports (at PKN Tokyo Vol. 103) on what he considers to be the "Silver Age" of Japanese superheroes.  Check out the cast of characters, the amazing vinyl toys, and the charming "pachimon" (bootleg) phenomenon of this bygone era.

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Books in the Age of the iPad

"Print is dying. Digital is surging. Everyone is confused." In today's Presentation of the Day, "Books in the Age of the iPad" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 68, writer/designer/developer Craig Mod prophesies the impending doom of text-only publishing, and welcomes with open arms the oncoming (ongoing?) revolution in digital publishing. Craig discusses his role in this uprising in the form of his and AQ Works' collaboration on "hitotoki" (now re-branded and re-launching as "hi") a way for people to create small narratives based on their everyday experiences in the city. For further reading on this topic, check out his journal article.

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A Life in the Making

Passing on the tools for creation to a new generation... In today's Presentation of the Day, "A Life in the Making" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 108, we hear from Carl Bass, who began building with erector sets from a very young age. This snowballed as he grew; he later moved on to making things out of wood. Now he's devoted his career to making tools that help people to develop creations of their own.

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Modern Age Education

Volodymyr Vorobiov, CEO Ruby Garage, in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education made ​​a presentation on the development of IT education. His advices were simple, but relevant at the same time. First, you need to read a lot. In the age of virtualization and total internetization, reading is necessary like the air! Success achievement in the field of IT education requires the following skills: positive motivation, getting practical experience and ongoing commitment to update information. Moreover it would be great to find a mentor who with his practical advice will guide you to the right and constructive direction. Go for it, and you get it all!

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Mata is Meta-Data: Mapping the Anthropolithic Age

"Its an ancient god, being awakened, being uploaded, being digitized...along with all the other worldly mythologies." In Mata is Meta-Data: Mapping the Anthropolithic Age from Honolulu Vol. 23 artist Solomon Enos, known for his "Epic Tales of Hi`iakaikapoliopele" interpreted as large scale murals and installations, passionately shares his most recent project, “Polyfantastica”, where evil corporations are personified as grotesque monsters in tales of battles of good over evil. The work is a continuation of his life-long project called “Mata” in which he hopes may unify all the global mythologies and theologies into the final human narrative, hosted as an international public game for children. This is some next level imagination! 

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Inspired by Nepal, a Langtang Ago

PechaKucha recently launched Inspire Nepal initiative, a project that aims to weild the creativity of the PKN community to inspire disatser-hit Nepal back to its majestic self. PechaKucha is encouraging people to share their stories about and love for Nepal in the 20x20 fomat either at their local PechaKucha Nights or in more nimble "table-talk" gatherings that can take place around a kitchen table or meeting room. This way there is nothing holding back people sharing and inspiring Nepal.  "This the what Nepal taght me and inspired in me, and I want to share this story and inspire other people to share their stories about Nepal." Brian Scott Petersons takes the lead direct from PechaKucha HQ in Tokyo offering what will hopefully be the first one many more "table talks. Here he shares the trip he made half way around the world to, in his words, "the mystifyingly scenic", country of Nepal. In a wonderlust quest for "adventure of most epic proportions", Peterson set off from age-old city Kathmandu, long-hauling across treacherous trail to the Himalayan kingdoms highest peaks, to the remote mountainous village of Langtang, a journey against all others after would be measured.   Heartbroken to see the recent devastation and disastrous loss of the place that forever changed his life, he offers this emotional tale of his sojourn there, simply as a starting point.   No stranger to disaster response, Peterson hopes to eventually repeat in Nepal his successful volunteer effort from Japan, the family photo rebuilding project Photohoku.  Finally he asks, "How can the tried and true creativity in the greater PechaKucha community rally to share stories and support for Nepal?" To share you story about Nepal, shoot us a mail at!

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It’s All a Blank Canvas

"How do I keep the creative fires burning as a grown-ass man, with taxes due and a bum knee."In "It’s All a Blank Canvas" from PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 18, Chris McAdoo shares his creative journey to today, both personally and professionally…and what keeps the creative fires burning as age, responsibilities, and (at least to an extent) maturity, sneak up on a "grown-ass man." 

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Media Literacy in the Digital Age

  "How is every scene constructed? How is every shot made intentional? How infact is every single choice contributing to a greater message?" In Media Literacy in the Digital Age from PechaKucha Night New Westminster Vol. 11, Liz Shulze shares the importance of paying critical attention to media in the digital age. Shulze gives media literacy guidance to youth on their consumption and creation of media.

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Transformer Apartment

Gary Cheng has lived in this 32sqm apartment from the age of 14. 30 years later, he is still living there in the heart of Hong Kong. This is an incredible story of how his home has transformed over the years, and still continues to transform.