News & Updates
Bizgenics Renamed “ID8”
ID8 (ide•ate), as in to have ideas, is the new name for Bizgenics, which underwent a revisioning this past year. The result is a new strategic plan that includes sweeping changes in the organization to now specialize in fostering ideation and expression to create...
Volunteers, including Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi help plant “Bee Friendly Garden” at Honolulu Zoo
Approximately 70 City and County of Honolulu employees from more than a dozen departments, including Mayor Rick Blangiardi, Council Member Calvin Say and DTS Director Roger Morton volunteered at the Honolulu Zoo on Saturday to assist with beautification efforts and...
PLT at Party for the Planet
Bizgenics Board Members Christian Whitney, Jennifer Sagon-Taeza and Ryan Ozawa along with Chairman Steve Sue presented a Project Lemon Tree CO2 game at Honolulu Zoo's Earth Day event, Party for the Planet. Parents and kids were taught that lemon trees, of all...
“Share a Shaka” Monument
“Share a Shaka” is a public art project and gift to the people of Hawai’i by Hawaii-based 501C3 non-profit Bizgenics. Bizgenics is providing the design and funding to build and install a 9’ tall...
Inspiring Kidpreneur Programs Featured in Hawaii Business Magazine
Huge thanks to Honolulu Business Magazine for recognizing three of our kidpreneur programs in this recent article. Of course Lemonade Alley has been the prototype kidpreneur program in Hawaii, starting in 2011. Kidpreneur Project-Based Learning And it's nice to see...
A Future Full of Opportunity
The Aloha Connects Innovation program is nearly finished, but its impacts are only just beginning to show. Looking back on the past month, I can see how ACI was exactly the opportunity I needed. It’s gone by quickly, but I’m better off because of it.
Creative Thinking and Collaboration With Bizgenics
It’s hard to believe that I’m already more than halfway through my time as a Bizgenics Digital Marketer intern through Aloha Connects Innovation. I knew that I was joining a company founded on creativity and innovation, but I didn’t realize just how much I’d learn about those principles first-hand.
Moving Forward as a Team During Aloha Connects Innovation
All of us Aloha Connects Innovation (ACI) interns are making the most of our time here at Bizgenics Foundation. Together we’re setting the organization up for success as it empowers the people of Hawaiʻi to build bright futures through creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Finding Career Confidence With Aloha Connects Innovation
As the Aloha Connects Innovation (ACI) program gets underway at Bizgenics, it’s becoming more and more apparent how it’s benefitting businesses and individuals. As one of the Participants, Maddie has just finished her second week as a Digital Marketer intern. And she’s already seeing her skills develop and my confidence grow in this new career field.
Connecting Aloha and Innovation for a Brighter Future
With ongoing efforts to rebuild our economy, we now have unique opportunities to strengthen our local workforce and support the growth of innovative, non-tourism-based industries. Maddie Buresh is one of several interns hired onto the Bizgenics Foundation team through Aloha Connects Innovation (ACI). Follow her journey.
S.T.E.P. to Improve Engagement in Online & In-Class Learning
New 21st Century Language & Digital Literacy SEO Curriculum Published!
We're excited to introduce a brand new curriculum series entitled, "SEO, 21st Century Writing via Search Engine Optimization." Huge kudos to James Campbell High School in Ewa Beach for funding this effort to create this ground-breaking curriculum system. The Secret to...