HIEDB is a private networking organization that specializes in facilitating federal resource programs and implementation of economic development projects.


The Hawaii Venture Capital Association was founded in 1988 to serve as the nexus for entrepreneurship, capital formation and networking. We seek to foster entrepreneurial development through education and exposure to quality speakers and members of our business community. HVCA is a 501 (c) 6 business club which allows us to take a stand on issues critical to developing the technology economy in Hawaii. We work with the Legislature to develop bills and policies to encourage capital formation and help entrepreneurs succeed.


ISSA provides educational forums, publications and peer interaction opportunities for information security professionals, with the goal of promoting management practices that ensure the availability, integrity and confidentiality of organizational resources.


ACS-HI is a major professional organization in the State of Hawaii for chemists, other scientists and individuals interested in chemistry and related disciplines. ACS-HI provides programs of activities beneficial to chemistry and the chemical profession.


ISACA is the professional membership association dedicated to the promotion and advancement of information systems audit and control. The primary purpose of ISACA is to promote the education of individuals for the improvement and development of their capabilities relating to the auditing and/or management consulting in the field of information systems audit and control.

Global Pau Hana

Global Pau Hana is a world-wide grassroots community intended to help Hawaii ex-patriots living on the mainland and abroad connect with each other. The Global Pau Hana website is used as a means to keep those with an affinity to Hawaii informed about Pau Hana events as well as industry developments and job opportunities happening in Hawaii.


ACM and ACM/SIGGRAPH approved local Hawaii chapters in January 2003. ACM is a major force in advancing the skills of information technology professionals and students. ACM/SIGGRAPH is a membership organization dedicated to the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. The above URL is for the newly formed ACM and ACM/SIGGRAPH temporary home page.


PICATA is an alliance of professionals with an interest in increasing the effectiveness of telemedicine in the Pacific Basin. The ATA Pacific Islands Chapter allows members to collaborate with each other, share ideas and experiences, and interface with one another utilizing the existing networks to enhance healthcare. The Chapter is a point of contact, resource, and advocate for the State of Hawaii in telemedicine and telehealth issues.

Marine Technology Society Hawaii

The Marine Technology Society Hawaii is part of an international ocean and marine network whose mission is to:


Cyberpizza is the forum to learn about Cyberspace related topics, network with the people developing opportunities in Hawaiian Cyberspace, develop needed in todays high tech world.