Help Us Support Local Keiki at Friday's The Aloha Kai Gala!

Social Media Club Hawaii is proud to support The Aloha Kai Gala event to benefit N? Kama Kai and its work with local keiki through environmental protection and ocean awareness programs. The black-tie Gala is happening at the fabulous Trump International Hotel Waikiki on Friday, June 27, 2014 from 6:30pm to 10pm and features onolicious […]

Free Social Media Training for HR Managers

We are co-sponsoring a free program on January 5th, hosted by Sylvia Dahlby of Smart Search. Sylvia lives and works on the Big Island, and has organized this program to share social media tips for recruiting with local Human Resources managers.

December 11 Brings Stockings Full of Social Media

As we round out the year, we wanted to take a look back at where we’ve been. After launching the monthly meetings in April of 2009, we then set out to teach Hawaii about social media. To accomplish this task, we worked with a non-profit so everyone could watch a hands-on approach to building a […]

August 14 Meeting: Twitter Tools & Blog Power

Our monthly gathering is Friday, August 14 at ING DIRECT Cafe! The Featured Speaker is Dan Zelikman (pictured at left), who will be talking tools and tips for Twitter. This is not an introduction to Twitter but a more in-depth, advanced presentation on how to use Twitter as a strategic business tool. Dan is the lead […]

June 12 Meeting: Online Reputation Management

Aloha Social Media Clubbers! We look forward to you joining us next week on Friday, June 12 at ING DIRECT as we discuss online reputation management. Our meetings are free and open to the public. We meet to share and develop best practices for using social media and social networks to build our personal brands, […]

And the winner is…

Over the past week 1,161 people voted for the Social Media Club of Hawaii’s non-profit partner. And the winner is… Ma Ka Hana Ka ‘Ike Building Program! Ma Ka Hana is a construction skills training program in Hana, Maui. The mission of Ma Ka Hana Ka ‘Ike (”In Working, One Learns”) is to provide at-risk […]

Vote Now for the SMCHI NonProfit Partner!

It’s time to help us select the nonprofit organization who will be working with our club over the next 6 months learning about social media! We had 15 initial applications, 8 of whom followed through from the application instructions and attended our meeting to give their live presentation. UPDATE: We adjusted the poll so you […]

Voting Procedure for Non-Profit Partnership Contest

In case you don’t know about it, you can read the overview here and see the list of contestants here. Tess came up with the idea at our first meeting two months ago. It was wonderfully received, and we (volunteers!) have put this together in full homage to the concept of “on a wing and […]

Non-Profit Submissions to Our Contest for Free Support

With the wonderful efforts of all our club members, we’ve received 14 submissions (so far) for the non-profit 6-month partnership. At our meeting on Friday, May 8, we will hear from each non-profit as they explain a bit about who they are and how they imagine utilizing social media to further expose their objectives and […]

Non Profits: We want to help you!

The backbone of the Social Media Club is to share ideas on how to best utilize online strategies to maximize exposure for our businesses. The more we share, the more we all grow. As the Internet is ever-evolving at a pace that is hard to keep up with, it is integral that we each play […]