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Entries from November 30th, 2009

Bookmarks for November 30th

November 30th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Links

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on November 29th: Wide heads give hammerheads exceptional stereo view: Comparing the hammerheads with pointy nosed species, the team found that the scalloped hammerheads had the largest monocular visual field, at an amazing 182 degree, and the bonnethead had a 176 […]

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VALDEZign Store Launches

November 27th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · People, The Web

It was one year ago that local designer Valentino Valdez unveiled his customized Twitter T-shirts. They’ve now become an icon of local Tweetups and tech events, and have been snapped up by Twitter addicts the world over. This morning, “Black Friday,” Valentino has unveiled the VALDEZign Store. And to celebrate the occasion, he’s offering $5 […]

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“LOST” Season 5 DVDs Coming Dec. 8 [Updated]

November 23rd, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Lost, Pop Culture, Television

Of all the seasons of “LOST” we’ve had so far, the fifth is perhaps the most deserving of careful scrutiny and repeated viewings. So Tuesday, Dec. 8 is a date many fans have circled on their calendars. That’s the U.S. release date of the Season 5 DVDs (lucky fans in the U.K. have had the […]

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Bookmarks for November 22nd

November 22nd, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Links

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on November 22nd: Ahi quota hits as demand jumps: Just when the demand for sashimi escalates in the holiday season, the supply is likely to shrink, thanks to a new international fishing quota that will kick in next month. Benefits of […]

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“LOST” on the Case [Updated]

November 21st, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 35 Comments · Lost, Pop Culture, Television

SPOILER ALERT: “LOST” is filming today near Hawaii Pacific University in downtown Honolulu today. Thanks to an email alert widely circulated among HPU staff and students, and a post from an HPU account on Twitter, fans had ample notice to head over to check out the filming.

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“LOST” Underway

November 19th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · Lost, Pop Culture, Television

SPOILER ALERT: This morning, local blogger Vernon Brown was attending a shipmate’s re-enlistment ceremony at Pearl Harbor when he spotted the “LOST” crew setting up for a shoot. He posted the news to Twitter, along with a few pictures. Meanwhile, long-time lostspotter Eric, who works at Pearl Harbor, sent in word of the shoot a […]

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Editor Sought for New News Venture

November 18th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · Business, Hawaii, Media, The Web

A new Internet startup poised to transform local news, in Hawaii and beyond, is now on the hunt for an editor to lead the team. Renowned entrepreneur Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay and philanthropist, announced the search today. Instead of sending out a press release, he posted a link on Twitter to his blog post: […]

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“LOST” and the Law

November 17th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 7 Comments · Lost, Pop Culture, Television

SPOILER ALERT: “LOST” turned up in downtown Honolulu today, returning to the old Honolulu Police Station, the historic Walter Murray Gibson building at the corner of Nuuanu and Merchant streets. This location previously played the lockup where Sarah bailed Jack out in the Season 3 premiere, “A Tale of Two Cities.” And it looks like […]

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Bookmarks for November 17th

November 17th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Links

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on November 17th: New Technology Reveals Extent of Early Hawaiian Agricultural Systems: Early Hawaiian agriculture was far more extensive and complex than anyone has fully understood, according to new research by scientists blending state-of-the-art technologies with traditional dirt archaeology. 2 Japanese […]

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“LOST” on the Menu

November 16th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 8 Comments · Lost, Pop Culture, Television

SPOILER ALERT: Many “LOST” fans visit Honolulu in the hopes of coming across a location shoot or two, particularly now as the series films its final season. And sometimes, even when staying in the tourist mecca of Waikiki, some fans don’t have to look much further than out the window to find the crew from […]

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