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Hawaii Book & Music Festival 2021 | Conversation: The Bitcoin Solution for Hawai‘i Energy

October 21, 2021 Thursday @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On Thursday, October 21 from 4:00 – 5:00pm, Sterling Yee, Oceanit’s Director of Strategic Consulting Services, will moderate a conversation with Blockchain Solutions Hawai‘i (BSH) founder, Nathaniel Harmon about the physical realities of 100% renewable energy for Hawai‘i and how the Hawaiian Islands’ location offers a potential win-win solution that utilizes our greatest resource, the deep ocean, in a discussion titled: “The Bitcoin Solution for Hawai‘i Energy”.

Nathaniel received an M.S. in Marine Geology and Geochemistry from the University of Hawai‘i Manoa and founded the Hawaiian Islands Conservation Collective in an effort to harness locally educated scientists to restore native ecosystems. Having been involved with Bitcoin since 2013, Nathaniel founded Blockchain Solutions Hawai‘i (BSH) with the goal of creating “Hawai‘i’s Blockchain Helpdesk.” Through BSH Nathaniel provides consulting and educational services to businesses, individuals, and legislators alike, pioneered a Zero-Knowledge On-Boarding Security service, and developed commercial grade software ecosystems for 2nd Layer Bitcoin solutions using Sidechains and the Lighting Network.

Sterling Yee’s recent project experience included the organizational change management (OCM) efforts for the State of Hawai‘i business transformation initiatives. The main focus areas of the OCM effort included leadership, communication, learning and knowledge transfer, organizational structure and job redesign, and resistance management. Prior to Oceanit, Sterling served as the COO of La Pietra – Hawai‘i School of Girls, as the General Auditor of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc (HEI). In 2012 he was appointed by the Hawaii State Legislature to the State IT Steering Committee. He serves on the boards of the American Lung Association, the School for Examining Essential Questions of Sustainability, and other boards.

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The 16th annual Hawaii Book & Music Festival returns virtually, October 1 – November 4, with its core program of Hawai‘i Authors, and community thought leaders and experts in Hawai‘i Sustainability & Resilience, Health & Wellness, Innovation Future, Hawaiian Culture, amplified by national and international Authors addressing some of the greatest issues for Hawai’i’s future.


October 21, 2021 Thursday
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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