Celebrate National Social Media Day with us

Hashtags are becoming the powerful tool for businesses as part of their social marketing strategies in means to be found, increase sales, and increase brand awareness. Join Social Media Club of Hawaii on National Social Media day to talk about how hashtags work on each social media platform, learn the dos and don’ts of hashtags, […]


Social Media Day 2015: June 30th: 4 Events on 3 Islands

Mashable launched Social Media Day in 2010 as a way to recognize and celebrate social media’s impact on global communication. While every day is essentially Social Media Day, June 30th, 2015 marks the sixth-annual official global celebration. Social Media Club Hawaii has participated since the beginning. This year, we have FOUR celebrations on THREE islands. […]

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 […]

Dec 5: 3rd Annual Year-End Celebration

We’re putting the “Social” back into Social Media! Want to meet those people you follow on Twitter? Want to pick some social media brainiac brain? Want to be with peeps who won’t eye-roll when you tweet, Instagram and check-in? JOIN US! Celebrate the end of another great year with Social Media Club Hawaii (SMCHI)! This […]

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 […]

#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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Understanding Social Media Measurement on Oct 18

We have confirmed details for our next event so you can mark your calendars for October 18, 2011! Featured Presenter: Tara Coomans (SMCHI president) will present an overview of the social media measurement/metrics landscape. UPDATE 2011-10-25: Here are the slides from Tara’s presentation on Slideshare.net. UPDATE 2011-10-26: Member Peter Liu created a Tweetdoc with all […]

SMCHI May 2011 Recap: Q & A with Phyllis Khare and Peter Liu

We’re a little late on our review from May’s Social Media Club Meeting and we hope you’ll forgive our tardiness. We want to keep you updated, but sometimes our imperfections get in the way. This month’s imperfections? Tardiness. Last month, well, it was technical difficulties. May’s SMCHI meeting featured two guest speakers, who joined us […]