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The core of the Hawaii Geek Meet are several local groups that already get together to talkstory and share knowledge. Here are some of the local groups that have participated in the event:
  • Aquaculture Hub: A social network for people who have an interest in feeding the world via aquaculture to educate, learn, share and be engaged with others who have similar interests.
  • Barony of the Western Seas (SCA Hawaii): The Barony of Western Seas is part of the Kingdom of Caid in the Society for Creative Anachronism. The SCA is an educational organization focused on the medieval and renaissance periods and has branches all over the world.
  • Bytemarks: A hui of local tech people that comes together for monthly geek lunches, and now a weekly sci-tech radio show on Hawaii Public Radio.
  • Costumers Guild of Hawaii: A group devoted to sharing costume builds, techniques, and ideas, and channeling efforts toward charity and community support. Dedicated primarily to fun!
  • The Last OutpostA friendly organization of fans of science fiction. We meet regularly and support local conventions and host other events such as informal gatherings and movie showings.
  • D20 Girls Project - Hawaii Chapter (tentative): A non-profit organization that focuses on community and promoting females in nerdy industries.
  • Dev League: Dev League offers classes designed to transform motivated individuals into professional front-end web developers.
  • Emergency Amateur Radio Club: Dedicated to amateur radio transmission, reception and experimentation.
  • GreenPath Technologies: A full service solar power systems integrator and contractor.
  • Hawaii Ingress Community: A cross-faction collaboration between members of the Hawaii Enlightened and Hawaii Resistance.
  • Hawaii Innovation Alliance: Representing the islands' innovation community to foster innovation, educate lawmakers, and advocate appropriate policy.
  • Hawaii Inventors Club: Dedicated to providing innovative education and support that will stimulate members to guide their ideas through the idea development process.
  • Hawaii LEGO® Users Group: Dedicated to spreading the joy of those irresistible plastic building blocks in the islands.
  • Hawaiian Astronomical SocietyFounded in 1949, the Hawaiian Astronomical Society is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting amateur astronomy in Hawaii.
  • HawaiiThreads.com: A Hawaii-centric, general interest message board established in 2004.
  • HI Capacity: Honolulu's first makerspaceA creative collective focused on turning dreamers into doers. Our goal is to learn, create, and share our creative knowledge with the community. We're transforming dreamers into doers.
  • HiPad: The Hawaii iPad Users Group. "We will have fun talking about and sharing our experiences with the device, apps, issues, use cases, ideas and more. Our missions first and foremost is to have fun." 
  • HMAUS - The Hawaii Macintosh and Apple User Society.
  • Honolulu Startup Weekend: Organizers for an intense 54 hour event coming April 27-29 which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend.
  • Institute for Astronomy: Manages observatories, and conducts research into the stars, planets and galaxies.
  • International Game Developers Association: A new Honolulu chapter is being formed! Look for Gorm Lai, founder of the Global Game Jam.
  • LEGO Enthusiasts Association of Hawaii (LEAHI): A group of adult fans who enjoy modeling with LEGO bricks and working to promote interest in LEGO products within the community.
  • Oahu MakerspaceOahu Makerspace is a space for people with a passion to pursue creative endeavors, including: Inventors, Engineers, Hobbyists, Shop Classes, High School Robotics, and STEM Educators.
  • Pacific Outpost of the 501st Legion (tentative): An all-volunteer organization bringing together costume enthusiasts to promote interest in Star Wars.
  • Rebel LegionAn international Star Wars costuming organization created by, of and for people interested in creating costumes from the Star Wars mythos.
  • Salle Honolulu Fencing ClubFencing is the perfect combination of sport and martial art. Fencing offers all the benefits of traditional Oriental martial arts (discipline, strategy, competition, exercise).
  • SSG Honolulu (European Historical Martial Arts): The Schola Saint George is an international school of Historical European Martial Arts, also sometimes called Western martial arts. We teach medieval and early Renaissance swordsmanship.
  • Team Hawaii (Solar Decathlon 2011): Creating a sustainable and affordable housing solution adaptable to varied cultures and climates with an emphasis on Hawaiʻi and tropical climates.
  • TechHui.com: TechHui is a forum for Hawaii's tech community, and those interested in technology ventures in the islands.
  • ThinkTech Hawaii: Working to raise public awareness and promote civic engagement in Hawaii. Streaming live on the Internet from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm every weekday, then streaming earlier shows through the night. Check us out any time for great content and great community.

Is your group interested in joining?  Get in touch!

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