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Entries from September 28th, 2011

Bookmarks for September 28th

September 28th, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Links

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on September 28th: Neptune, Uranus ablaze in new infrared photos: The distant “ice giant” planets Uranus and Neptune look like worlds aflame in new photos captured by Hawaii’s Keck Observatory. Sopogy gets certification from SRCC: Sopogy has received certification from the […]

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Gube Gives Kids a Safer YouTube

September 22nd, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Technology

Kids love iPhones (and iPads). And kids love YouTube. The problem is, there are a lot of videos on YouTube that aren’t meant for kids. Among geek parents, it’s a nearly universal challenge, usually involving “helicopter browsing.” And it’s safe to say parents don’t always relish the prospect of watching everything their kids want to […]

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Photos from the “Hawaii Five-0″ Beach Premiere

September 12th, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Events, Photography, Pop Culture, Television

Thousands of fans of the CBS reboot of “Hawaii Five-0” packed Waikiki Beach on Saturday night to enjoy an advance screening of the season two premiere episode.

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Maui Author’s Diet Tale Sparks Uproar

September 6th, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Books

A children’s book author on Maui has set off a firestorm of controversy with a forthcoming title about a 14-year-old girl who finds her way to social acceptance through weight loss. “Maggie Goes On A Diet” was penned by Paul Michael Kramer, who moved to Hawaii from New York about fifteen years ago. The synopsis […]

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Kiddori App Helps Track Kid Birthdays

September 6th, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Gadgets, Technology

Local developer and dad Mattias Atterbom has designed an iOS app to help solve a familiar family shopping challenge: remembering how old everyone’s children are. Described as “the perfect app for anyone buying gifts for kids,” Kiddori ensures that you always have the ages of your nephews, nieces, and friends’ kids at your fingertips. Kiddori […]

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Commercial Highlights UH Manoa “Lifestyle”

September 6th, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Education, Sports, Television, Video

This past weekend’s opening college football game between the UH Manoa Warriors and the Colorado University Buffaloes was broadcast live on ESPN. And during one of the commercial breaks, both universities got some airtime to show off their stuff. For UH, the theme of the day was “Lifestyle.”

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