Monthly Archive: September 2010

Hawaii Group Buying Hitting Its Stride

Hawaii Group Buying Hitting Its Stride

My inbox runneth over with great deals. Back in June, I noted how the group buying trend was taking hold in Hawaii. Tippr was launching in Honolulu, following in the footsteps of PlayHawaii, and competitors LivingSocial...

Bookmarks for September 29th

Bookmarks for September 29th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on September 29th: Newly Discovered Planet May Have Water on Its Surface: A team of astronomers that includes the University...

Free Museum Admission on Saturday

Free Museum Admission on Saturday

Saturday brings the sixth annual “Museum Day” across the country, in which hundreds of museums across the country offer free admission to re-introduce the public to their collections. This year, there are nine participating...

Fun with Geotags

Fun with Geotags

As a fan of geolocation technology in all of its interesting and frightening forms, I was glad to stumble across San Francisco photographer Eric Fischer‘s visualizations on Flickr. In “Locals and Tourists,” Fischer created maps...

Bookmarks for September 21st

Bookmarks for September 21st

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on September 17th: Hawaii professor wins competitive research funds: The National Science Foundation has awarded a University of Hawaii physics...

Review: ‘Hawaii Five-0′

Review: ‘Hawaii Five-0′

Tonight brings the national premiere of the re-imagined “Hawaii Five-0” on CBS, although my family and I were among the thousands who crammed onto Waikiki beach for a special “Sunset on the Beach” advance...

Abercrombie & Schatz and Fast Fashion

Abercrombie & Schatz and Fast Fashion

To island democratic voters, “Abercrombie & Schatz” sounds like the ticket to a brighter future for Hawaii. But for many people, “Abercrombie & Schatz” also sounds like a clothing line. On Saturday night, as...

Bookmarks for September 15th

Bookmarks for September 15th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on September 15th: NOAA Sea Grant Initiates $1.2 Million Community Climate Change Adaptation Initiative: Hawaii Sea Grant will develop a...

Adventures in Open Data

Adventures in Open Data

Local news startup Civil Beat today posted a piece on the names and salaries of state House and Senate members and staff. As before, they posted a watermarked PDF on Slideshare with the download...

Honolulu’s High ‘Creative Class Density’

Honolulu’s High ‘Creative Class Density’

Our cost of living is high, our wages are low, and our barriers to business are substantial. But smart and creative people? We’ve got those in droves. Honolulu is among the top ten metropolitan...

‘Hawaii Five-0′ Band Competition Launched

‘Hawaii Five-0′ Band Competition Launched

As fans prepare to gather in Waikiki tonight for the “Sunset on the Beach” advance screening of the premiere episode of the new “Hawaii Five-0,” CBS has launched an online “Marching Band Mania” competition...

Bookmarks for September 10th

Bookmarks for September 10th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on September 10th: NOAA Announces $131.9 Million Recovery Act Contract to Complete Construction of the Pacific Regional Center: NOAA today...