Monthly Archive: June 2009

Amazon Dumps Hawaii Affiliates

Amazon Dumps Hawaii Affiliates

Amazon.com has pulled the trigger. As reported earlier, a looming Hawaii state tax law change relating to online affiliate marketers has prompted the Internet retailer to close the Amazon Associates accounts of Hawaii residents....

Bookmarks for June 29th

Bookmarks for June 29th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on June 29th: EPA awards $200,000 Brownfields grant to Department of Hawaiian Home Lands: The funding will be used to...

Review: Apple iPhone 3GS

Review: Apple iPhone 3GS

I’ve had the iPhone 3GS for a week now, so I thought I’d share my impressions as someone who upgraded from last year’s iPhone 3G. There are dozens of excellent exhaustive reviews out there...

‘The Fuel Film’ Comes to Hawaii

‘The Fuel Film’ Comes to Hawaii

An award-winning documentary on America’s addiction to oil and the promise of alternative energy is coming to Honolulu. “The Fuel Film” (formerly “Fields of Fuel“) will be screened one night only, this Friday at...

Bookmarks for June 22nd

Bookmarks for June 22nd

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on June 21st: School Program Cuts Problem Behaviors In Fifth Graders In Half: The study was conducted in 20 public...

Kanu Hawaii Day of ‘Living Aloha’

Kanu Hawaii Day of ‘Living Aloha’

Kanu Hawaii, in partnership with The Institute for Human Services and other groups, is coordinating a “Day of Living Aloha” today.  The online social network — focused on sustainable living, environmentalism, and “island style...

Mobile Medical Clinic Coming to Big Island

Mobile Medical Clinic Coming to Big Island

Kaiser Permanente is shipping a 500-square-foot, 10-wheel Mobile Health Vehicle to the Big Island, hoping to improve the accessibility of heath care services in largely rural Hawaii County. The vehicle was placed on a...

HonuGuide Available for $10

HonuGuide Available for $10

The 2009 Honu Guide, containing over a hundred coupons highlighting local green businesses and dozens of articles on sustainable living, is now available for $10. The 50 percent discount comes as we near the...

Bookmarks for June 15th

Bookmarks for June 15th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on June 15th: Scientists Find That Squid’s Bioluminescence Comes From Eye-Related Genes: The squid, commonly called Hawaiian Bobtail squid, has...

Hawaii Affiliate Marketers Push for Lingle Veto

Hawaii Affiliate Marketers Push for Lingle Veto

A largely overlooked piece of legislation sitting on Gov. Linda Lingle’s desk has been dubbed “the bill that will devastate Hawaii’s online media industry” by a local online marketer. Dean Takamine of Synertech Media...

Flash Guru to Speak at UH

Flash Guru to Speak at UH

Sam Rivello of Los Angeles-based Rivello Multimedia Consulting will lead two days of presentations beginning tomorrow for the Hawaii Flash User Group. The first, free night will cover Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) environments and...

Carrier Day Diary

Carrier Day Diary

Just over a week ago, I was able to participate in a “distinguished visitor” embark aboard the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan. It was an incredible, unforgettable, and overwhelming experience. I hurried to post a video...