Monthly Archive: May 2010

Bookmarks for May 31st

Bookmarks for May 31st

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on May 31st: Advanced BioScience Laboratories to Manufacture Hawaii Biotech’s Dengue Vaccine for Clinical Trial: Hawaii Biotech, Inc. and Advanced BioScience Laboratories, Inc. announced today they are partnering for preclinical development of a dengue vaccine. Growers...

WeReward Rundown

WeReward Rundown

Another day, another geolocation app. But this one has a blunt answer to the frequently asked question: “Why would anyone want to ‘check in’ every place they go?” And that answer is cash. WeReward comes from the folks at Izea, a company that — for better and worse — wants to monetize...

Bookmarks for May 24th

Bookmarks for May 24th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on May 24th: Senate Passes Telework Enhancement Act for Federal Workers: The U.S. Senate passed the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 (S. 707), sponsored by Senator Daniel K. Akaka, to expand telecommuting opportunities in the federal...

First Look at Hawaii Five-O Reboot

First Look at Hawaii Five-O Reboot

As the world, and Hawaii, prepares to say goodbye to “LOST,” news came this week that CBS had picked up the long-awaited reboot of its hit series from over three decades ago. The new “Hawaii Five-O” will be part of the network’s fall line up, and is already one of...

Kids Film Festival Coming in June

Kids Film Festival Coming in June

My kids love to go to the movies, but when trips to the theater mean spending $100 a pop, it’s hard to be enthusiastic… especially when good kids movies are few and far between. So I’m intrigued by the upcoming Kids First! Film Festival, part of the summer sessions program...

Bookmarks for May 17th

Bookmarks for May 17th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on May 17th: Wind farm pact approved: The state Public Utilities Commission has approved a power purchase agreement between Hawaiian Electric Co. and the developer of a Kahuku wind farm project, described as the largest of...

Food Network Gets ‘LOST’ on Wednesday

Food Network Gets ‘LOST’ on Wednesday

The series finale of “LOST” is less than a week away, and the Food Network is visiting “The Island” just in time. In the Wednesday installment of “Dinner: Impossible,” celebrity chef Robert Irvine finds himself stranded on Papailoa Beach — the very stretch of sand the survivors of Oceanic 815...

Gulf Oil Spill Would Dwarf O’ahu

Gulf Oil Spill Would Dwarf O’ahu

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is a massive environmental disaster that is still unfolding. But even as the catastrophe is dominating headlines across the country, it’s hard to wrap your brain around the scale of the spill. Recent reports say the oil slick now covers 2,500 square miles of ocean…...

Special “LOST” Tour at Kualoa on May 23

Special “LOST” Tour at Kualoa on May 23

After six incredible seasons, the awesome filmed-in-Hawaii series “LOST” will come to an end on Sunday, May 23. The two-and-a-half-hour series finale will be sandwiched between a two-hour retrospective and a special “LOST” sendoff on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” That adds up to over five hours of “LOST” goodness on ABC...

Bookmarks for May 10th

Bookmarks for May 10th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on May 10th: EIS released for $1B Big Isle telescope project: The document was released Friday, noting a few remaining issues as the university moves toward signing a sublease with TMT officials for the $1 billion...

Bookmarks for May 3rd

Bookmarks for May 3rd

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on May 3rd: Hawaii filming of ‘Lost’ spent $228M locally over 4 years: The locally produced TV show, which airs its final episode on May 23, spent $228.2 million in Hawai’i from 2006 to 2009 and...