What You Missed: Small Budgets Big Results #SMCHI

Ever wonder what’s been going on at the SMCHI events you’ve missed? Well, WOWEEEE! Our last event was some of the best of what a SMCHI event is: smart dialogue and great people. We had lots of new faces and old friends turned out for Small Budgets, Big Results. The format for this event was […]

LinkedIn Groups: How, What, Where, Why for Professionals & Businesses

Heeeeeeere we come! Lots of you have been asking about when we’re meeting next and here we go. A new year. A new venue. A new Board of Directors. Lots of good things happening at SMCHI and we want to help you kick off your 2013 with some professional insight useful to everyone—not only social […]

UH Manoa Seeks Participants for Twitter & Politics Research – Hawaii and Mainland Participants Invited.

The University of Hawaii Manoa’s Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) Department Computer-Human Interaction Laboratory has been very busy researching the intersection of social media and politics this year. Throughout the summer, they ran studies on Twitter users during debates and it continues this fall with two debates included in the study:  1. Tuesday, October 16, from 8 […]

What If: Social Media Opportunities in Tourism

Many of us social media pros daydream about the possibilities for using social media marketing in Hawaii tourism – all the way from the Hawaii Tourism Authority down to every Mom and Pop business. But words are useless without action! Hawaii is such a golden destination! We are no longer isolated due to the power […]

Time-Saving Social Media Tools Workshop on May 14

Save the Date! Time Saving Social Media Tools Workshop with #SMCHI Join us at Amuse Wine Bar for a hands-on workshop with Social Media Club Hawaii on May 14th at 6pm. There is an abundance of social media management tools, but how do you know which one will work for you? We’ll answer your questions […]

#DaBusHNL App Launch and Tweetup Case Study

In the early months of 2012, Code for America fellows swept into Honolulu. For those unfamiliar, Code for America is a nonprofit organization who seeks to technically support cities who are looking to harness the City 2.0 concept: blending community with technology. Suddenly, at all kinds of tech and social media events, you could count on seeing […]

SMCHI BOD Kick Off Meeting 2012

WOW. Get five energetic, creative people in a room, mix in a Google Hangout, add a little beer, some pupus and what do you get?  Insane brainstorming, problem solving and ideas. Your BOD this year is ALL in and I think its going to be an exciting year. It goes without saying that so many […]

Creating a social media policy for business – what, how and when?

As more and more businesses immerse themselves in social media, the need for a company-wide social media policy becomes more and more apparent. Because social media impacts so many areas of a business including marketing, customer service and human relations to name some more obvious examples, creating a policy can present some unique challenges for businesses. Whether […]

Submit Your Social Media Accomplishment for 2011!

UPDATE: Free Webinar to learn how to make a 1 minute video for this event. Jump to the bottom of the page for details! This is our Second Annual celebration of your work and success in social media, the Hawaii Social Media Year in Review (#HSMYIR). True to the commitment of our global Social Media Club […]

Notes and Stories from Mari Smith's Workshop in Honolulu

We had a packed room for Mari’s two-hour program on Facebook and relationship marketing! It was very guerrilla style – ask questions, look at pages live online and get critiques, see the new Facebook timeline – and most importantly – get advice from Mari about how this affects each of us! Looking back at the […]