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Entries from October 29th, 2008

“LOST” at School

October 29th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 7 Comments · Miscellaneous

SPOILER ALERT! “LOST” returned to downtown Honolulu this morning to film a New York street scene. The intersection of Bethel St. and Merchant St. was converted into the Upper West Side in Manhattan, with a tell-tale subway entrance (“Columbus & 67th St. Station”), New York cabs, some news racks, and an antique rugs shop (“established 1902″). The […]

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“LOST” Among the Tombstones

October 28th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 6 Comments · Lost, Pop Culture, Television

SPOILER ALERT! “LOST” returned to Oahu Cemetery this morning, perhaps a fitting location on the brink of Halloween. The historic graveyard previously appeared in the Season 2 episode “Lockdown,” as the not-quite-final resting place of Anthony Cooper. It seemed, at first, a peaceful scene, with Matthew Abbadon (Lance Reddick) bringing a wheelchair-bound John Locke (Terry O’Quinn) to a […]

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Bookmarks for October 28th

October 28th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Links

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on October 28th: Tenants Claim Landlord Used Them In Experiments: Dozens of Kalihi tenants who escaped the collapse of their make-shift apartment building Sunday night said they were human guinea pigs for their landlord’s medical experiments. Disney’s first Hawaii resort aims […]

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“LOST” Returns to Santa Rosa

October 27th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 5 Comments · Lost, Pop Culture, Television

SPOILER ALERT! “LOST” returned to the campus of Windward Community College in Kaneohe today to film yet another scene at the “Santa Rosa Mental Institute,” where our dear Hurley (Jorge Garcia) has been a tenant. From veteran spotter “Grappler” (who previously reported from the Windward side) comes this account of the day’s filming: Hurley is relaxing […]

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PodCamp & WordCamp Hawaii

October 23rd, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Events, Social Media, The Web

PodCamp & WordCamp Hawaii kicks off tomorrow at the Hawaii Convention Center, which will make the next two days utter nirvana (or, perhaps, “nerdvana”) for geeks and geeks in the making. New media and the social web will be explored and discussed in a free event that welcomes everyone — from the evangelists to the skeptics, from the pros […]

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Diamond Head Hike

October 12th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 4 Comments · Family, Hawaii, People, Video

Diamond Head Hike from hawaii on Vimeo. Yesterday, I joined my 10-year-old daughter, Katie, on a hike up Diamond Head, one of Hawaii’s most recognizable landmarks and a popular local attraction. The hike was organized by her Girl Scout troop (Hawaii Troop #84), and we were joined by seven other girls, another dad, and Troop […]

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Bookmarks for October 10th

October 9th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Links

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on October 10th: VC’s Gloom Means Entrepeneurs’ and Angels’ Boon: Even if some of the angels with funds saw those funds freeze up, I can promise you they would start investing as individuals again because they can’t not pass up on […]

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Welcome, Pop Candy Readers!

October 8th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 4 Comments · Blogs, Lost, Pop Culture, Television, The Web

Whitney Matheson’s “Pop Candy” blog at USA Today is a must-read for any pop culture fan. Jen and I were bummed that we missed Whitney at Comic-Con. So as a longtime reader, it was a thrill to find that she featured this blog today in “Tracking down the ‘LOST’ gang.” If you’re new here and […]

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Kava Festival on Saturday

October 7th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Events, Hawaii, Music

Kava, or ‘Awa as it’s known in Hawaii, will be explored and celebrated at UH on Saturday at the Kawa Festival. The plant is playing a central role in the resurgence of Hawaiian cultural practices. Drink kava while learning about it from Hawaiian cultural practitioners, ‘awa growers, health and nutrition specialists, and expert scientists. There will […]

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“LOST” in Kaimuki

October 4th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · Comments Off · Lost, Pop Culture, Television

It was a late night for “LOST” at Sacred Heart Academy in Kaimuki. “LOST” spotter Joel posted a couple of photos and sent Hawaii Blog this report from the scene: “They had a massive set of lights set up and Ben, Desmond and a woman were in the scene (I think it may have been […]

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