Monthly Archive: August 2001

Some odd local news to report… First, in the “Duh!” department, local stores are pulling those fun little jelly candies off shelves after two kids in California choked to death on them. On one hand I thought it was ridiculous, but then again, it is marketed toward kids, and you...

The Honolulu Advertiser again takes glee in shining its bright lights (?) into the dark musty corners of our local television news market. An article in Sunday’s paper features some familiar insights (KHON tops, KHNL bottom), but at least one great quote – Joe Moore called a pinhead!

Now some of these anecdotes are funny — strange things announced on commercial airplanes, courtesy the discussion forums at Airliners.Net. US Airways? “After takeoff, we’ll be dimming the cabin lights to make our flight attendants look more attractive.” And Southwest not only seems to have the best customer service, they...