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Entries from January 30th, 2009

Evangeline Lilly ‘Allergic to Hawaii’

January 30th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 18 Comments · Hawaii, Lost, Pop Culture, Television

“LOST” star Evangeline Lilly returned to The Late Show with David Letterman last night. And the conversation quickly turned to her relationship with the Aloha State. You’ll recall that in her interview with MSN TV last May, she noted that the islands’ inefficiencies can sometimes make her want to kill herself.  This time, the adverse […]

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Breathe Concert for Clean Air

January 30th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, Music

A spectacular line-up of local musicians will grace the stage in the first-ever second-annual “Breathe Concert,” taking place tomorrow at the Hawaii Theatre. Coming on the heels of the opening of the Hawaii State Legislature, the American Lung Association of Hawaii is seizing the spotlight to call attention to the need for clean air. “Our […]

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“LOST” Gearing Up

January 29th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Lost, Pop Culture, The Web

Eagle-eyed “LOST” spotter Ed Morita sends a brief report today, after finding the crew setting up on Lipoa St. behind the Pearl Kai Shopping Center in Pearlridge. They were settling in for a long stay, with notices spanning through Friday evening.  Apart from watching the crew receive official “LOST” Season 5 T-shirts, he caught them […]

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“LOST” Connections

January 29th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Hawaii, Lost, Pop Culture, Television

SPOILER ALERT! Yesterday’s photoset from Mike, depicting an unfamiliar beach camp set built near Camp Erdman on the North Shore, prompted many fans to scour them for clues.  Today, Jennie from Denver passes along her own photos from the same spot, one of which reveals a tantalizing link. The last image in the set affords […]

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“LOST” Ashore

January 28th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 8 Comments · Hawaii, Lost, Pop Culture, Technology

SPOILER ALERT! Visiting “LOST” fan Mike Sorensen stumbled across the “LOST” crew yesterday, setting up a scene on the beach near Camp Erdman, a.k.a. Othersville.  There was a makeshift hut, and luggage and debris scattered everywhere.  Though eerily familiar, it doesn’t look like this is supposed to be the disappearing beach camp, but a different, […]

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A Few Good ‘LOST’ Blogs

January 27th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Lost, Pop Culture, Television, The Web

One good turn deserves another. Not long after I had the opportunity to curate the “Top 10 Hawaii Blogs” for Blogs.com, I got the chance to turn the spotlight on bloggers who share my obsession with ABC’s hit television series “LOST.” So, just in time for the spectacular premiere of the show’s fifth season last […]

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Hawaii Goes to SXSW

January 24th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 5 Comments · Events, Hawaii, Music, The Web

South By Southwest (SXSW) is one of the nation’s largest music, film, and interactive festivals. Now in its 23rd year, it now draws over 11,000 people to Austin, Texas each year. Among them, many of Hawaii musicians, filmmakers, and online entrepreneurs. Some of the musicians making the trek this March include Anuhea, John Cruz, One […]

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Rally to Support Act 221

January 20th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Business, Events, Hawaii, Politics, Technology

A cross section of Hawaii’s tech sector — ranging from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists to business leaders and everyday geeks — will present a united front at tomorrow’s opening day at the Hawaii State Legislature. Spearheaded by Bill Spencer of the Hawaii Venture Capital Association, the group will amass at the Father Damien statue at […]

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“LOST” Returns

January 20th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Hawaii, Pop Culture, Television

On the eve of the broadcast premiere of the first two episodes of Season 5, veteran “LOST” spotter Howard Hsu sent word of a location shoot in downtown Honolulu. They recreated, on a smaller scale, the Widmore Industries exterior seen in Episode 3×08, “Flashes Before Your Eyes.” The signs were back, as well as the […]

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Bookmarks for January 18th

January 18th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Links

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on January 18th: Real Geeks Ride: Starting May 20th 2009, we will bike 3000+ miles across the USA to make a point. Our goal is to persuade 1,000 geeks to bike to work instead of driving. Join us on the adventure! […]

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