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Entries from February 26th, 2012

Another Unforgettable Unconferenz

February 26th, 2012 by Ryan Ozawa · 4 Comments · Events, Technology

Yesterday brought the fifth-annual Unconferenz, held at Kapiolani Community College. The event is a great grass-roots geek gathering, and one that has developed a reputation over the years of fostering connections and sparking ideas that have gone on to create real change in the local tech community. This year’s Unconferenz was also an official stop […]

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Hawaii Innovation Alliance Launched

February 8th, 2012 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Government, Hawaii, Technology

On the national front, we had the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA), beaten back by a massive groundswell of opposition from major internet firms and grassroots geeks alike. Here in Hawaii, a proposed law that would have required internet service providers to track and save user data for two years was shelved after a similar […]

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‘The River’ Shares Scares, Hawaii Ties

February 6th, 2012 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Pop Culture, Television

Tuesday night brings the premiere of “The River” on ABC. Created by Oren Peli, the man behind the “Paranormal Activity” film franchise, the show is described as a “paranormal adventure horror” series. The modest production came to the islands with a modest, eight-episode first-season order, following in the much larger footsteps of ABC’s previous filmed-in-Hawaii […]

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