Citizen Gulf Hawaii

Writes Citizen Gulf Hawaii organizer Kelly Mitchell: “I am donating $1,000 to pay for free Cajun and Creole food so you can have fun and the people of New Orleans will be blessed by your donations. Admission is free. We hope you can make a donation and make a difference.”

Citizen Gulf events are happening across the country, and can be tracked on Twitter with the hashtag #citizengulf. Honolulu’s event will be hosted on Wednesday, Aug. 25 at Oceans 808 at Restaurant Row from 6-9 p.m. For details and to RSVP:

Partnering with Mitchell in organizing Citizen Gulf Hawaii are Andy Sternberg, Citizen Effect,, Live Your Talk, Sloane Berrent, Social Media Club, Taylor Davidson and Zoetica.

[Hawaii Blog]

Ryan Ozawa

Ryan Kawailani Ozawa has immersed himself in new technologies and online communities since the days before the web. From running a dial-up BBS in the early '90s to exploring today’s dynamic world of "Web 2.0" and social media, he has long embraced and evangelized the ways in which technology can bring people together.