Monthly Archive: December 2008

Cable TV Channels May Go Dark Tomorrow

Cable TV Channels May Go Dark Tomorrow

Hawaii customers of Oceanic Time Warner will lose several television channels tomorrow unless a last-minute deal is struck between Time Warner and Viacom. Viacom owns several popular basic cable channels carried by Oceanic, including...

Bookmarks for December 29th

Bookmarks for December 29th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on December 29th: The banality of vacation: Vacationing in Hawaii, for no reason except the obvious ones, is good politics...

Ono Kine Grindz Returning

Ono Kine Grindz Returning

Ono Kine Grindz, one of the most popular Hawaii food blogs, was effectively shuttered earlier this year when Reid decided that he needed a change. He signed off in September promising to return… leaving...

Honolulu Power Outage Covered Online

Honolulu Power Outage Covered Online

At about 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 26, a lightning storm over Honolulu apparently knocked out electricity for almost the entire island of O’ahu. As people from Waikiki to Kaneohe were plunged into darkness,...

Bookmarks for December 22nd

Bookmarks for December 22nd

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on December 22nd: Is a picture really worth £1,000?: A church and small businesses are just some of those accusing...

Todd’s 24 Hour Podcast

Todd’s 24 Hour Podcast

Beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday morning, and running nonstop through dawn on Sunday, Hawaii’s own Todd Cochrane — podcaster and new media entrepreneur — will be on the air for 24 hours to raise money for...

iFu Kung Fu for iPhone

iFu Kung Fu for iPhone

Yesterday on Bytemarks Cafe, Russel Cheng of local tech company Oceanit unveiled a new application they’ve developed for Apple’s iPhone (and iPod Touch): iFu Kung Fu. The app is simple and fun, tapping the...

Heart of Paradise Debuts Tonight

Heart of Paradise Debuts Tonight

Take one part “Survivor” and one part “Extreme Makeover” and mix in heaping spoonfuls of Hawaii, and you’ll get “Heart of Paradise,” a new reality TV show that premieres at 9 p.m. tonight on...

Ben Gutierrez Ousted at KITV

Ben Gutierrez Ousted at KITV

Local ABC affiliate KITV announced this afternoon that newcomer Amber-Lynn Hyden would take over morning weather anchor duties. But for all the glowing praise KITV News Director Tod Pritchard heaped upon the former flight...

Bookmarks for December 15th

Bookmarks for December 15th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on December 15th: Saint Louis receives $5.2M for technology-arts facility: Saint Louis School received nearly half the money it needs...

“LOST” in a Landslide

“LOST” in a Landslide

In the latest “Dharma Special Access” e-mail bulletin from ABC and “LOST” creators Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse, there’s an interesting note about the recent wet weather we’ve seen on Oahu: One of the...

“LOST” in Pictures

“LOST” in Pictures

A little over a week ago, I posted some “LOST” spotting notes from fans who were visiting Hawaii. Among them was a report from Crista, who spent some time wandering “Othersville” (a.k.a. Camp Erdman)....