UX Design for Eastern vs Western Markets


Earlier last year Liya had worked on Alibaba’s app and with Toyota on their new city set to be built in Japan next to Mount Fuji in 2025. While designing digital interfaces for 5 years into the future is a big enough challenge on its own, another significant task was embracing the cultural differences in […]

Teaming Up with Designers to Impact the User Experience


Despite working toward the same goals, writers and designers can often find themselves at odds. Whether it’s leaving the copy for last or disagreeing on how to change a design––the opportunity for conflict is abundant. In this session, we will cover how to pair up with your design team and bring a project management mindset […]

April UXHI Blender


​Our community is growing, which means more new UX friends to meet! We'll kick things off with UXHI announcements, then spend the rest of the time getting to know other UX'ers in the Hawaii community through rounds of 10-minute speed networking sessions on Airmeet where you'll get matched with other members for 1-on-1 conversations. Sign […]

UXHI Community Advocate Learning Session


​Not located on O'ahu and feel like you're missing out on our in-person events? Our vision is to have a UXHI Community Advocate on each island who can help rally the local UX community by hosting meetups and educational events with the support of the UXHI team. ​If you're interested in being a UXHI Community […]

UX Career Transitions Panel


We've all been there – You're trying to figure out the next step in your career, and the world of UX design seems like the perfect fit, but how do you get started? In this panel discussion moderated by Jennifer Kumura (UXHI Co-Organizer), we'll talk story with members of our community, Dori Yeh, Tyler Nishida, and Forrest […]

Project Info Session: Hawaii Zoning Atlas


In partnership with Code for Hawaii, come learn more about the Hawaii Zoning Atlas and how you can be a part of the volunteer project team. After this info session, the current UX team of 4-6 people expects to establish a weekly UX meeting. The entire Hawaii Zoning Atlas team meets the first three Mondays […]

State of UX in Hawaii Report Discussion


We're excited to share the 2022 State of UX in Hawaiʻi Report! The purpose of this report was for UXHI to get a better understanding of the UX landscape in Hawai'i to support tech job creation, increase UX awareness, and get a better understanding of our UX community in Hawaiʻi. ​In this live discussion, we're […]

UXHI Community Planning


At the end of the month, we're hosting a community planning event and want YOU to be a part of helping us plan our events in the coming year. You'll be part of the process to help us brainstorm ideas for community events, programs, and initiatives. We'll also discuss how we can make our programs better and […]

UXHI Virtual Game Night


​UXHI neighbor island Community Advocates Carolyn Rojsutivat (Maui) and Naomi Bluesummers (Big Island) are hosting a virtual game night! Join in on the fun at this social event no matter what island you call home! Whether you work in UX or are just interested in meeting other like-minded people, expect to find fun, laughs, and […]

Project Info Session: Circular Design Internship


Join Lady Bandit Studios' pro-bono internship program for a unique opportunity to gain project experience with startups across the US! We'll collaborate with UXHI's community and Alpaca VC’s 90+ startup companies to pair designers with mentors to work on projects over a 6-12 week design sprint, where each team will deliver implementable solutions for apps, […]