Category: Miscellaneous

Firelight Kauai

Kauai Makers Make New Friends

The Hawaii maker movement continues to grow, with the latest news coming from the west side of The Garden Island. Carl Lozar of the Kauai Makers Club announced today a new offering from Firelight Kauai, a...

Hawaii Gets Big Google Street View Update

Hawaii Gets Big Google Street View Update

Google today added over 200 popular Hawaii visitor attractions, historical sites, resorts, parks, schools, and golf courses to its Google Street View collection. And the expansion takes Google’s 360-degree imagery of the Aloha State...

Launch Platform Looms Over Honolulu Harbor

Launch Platform Looms Over Honolulu Harbor

If you’ve been anywhere near downtown Honolulu over the past couple of days, you probably couldn’t help but stop and gawk at the massive Sea Launch Odyssey platform docked at Pier 10 near Aloha...

Avatar Reality Changes Course

Avatar Reality Changes Course

Earlier this month, Jim Sink, CEO of Honolulu-based game firm Avatar Reality, announced that the company was shifting its strategy for Blue Mars, once touted as a next-generation virtual reality environment that would challenge...

iPhone App: Hawaii Aloha Travel

iPhone App: Hawaii Aloha Travel

There is no shortage of big-name travel apps for mobile devices, and there are already more than a handful of Hawaii-specific apps out there. But the Hawaii Aloha Travel app was one I was...

Roz Savage Arrives in Tarawa

Roz Savage Arrives in Tarawa

Solo ocean rower Roz Savage arrived in Tarawa yesterday, having journeyed over 3,000 miles in 104 days since leaving Honolulu in May. Check out the first set of photos on Flickr, which shows the...

Kanu Hawaii Day of ‘Living Aloha’

Kanu Hawaii Day of ‘Living Aloha’

Kanu Hawaii, in partnership with The Institute for Human Services and other groups, is coordinating a “Day of Living Aloha” today.  The online social network — focused on sustainable living, environmentalism, and “island style...

Flash Guru to Speak at UH

Flash Guru to Speak at UH

Sam Rivello of Los Angeles-based Rivello Multimedia Consulting will lead two days of presentations beginning tomorrow for the Hawaii Flash User Group. The first, free night will cover Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) environments and...

Tech Breakfast Tackles Hawaii Tech IP

Tech Breakfast Tackles Hawaii Tech IP

On Thursday, two experts will offer advice to Hawaii technology companies on intellectual property issues and navigating the global marketplace. Their presentations are featured in this month’s HISciTech Tech Download, a monthly networking breakfast...

“LOST” Under Fire

“LOST” Under Fire

SPOILER ALERT! Things were pretty quiet on the “LOST” spotting front. As we reported in our last “LOST” podcast, the only news last week was a Twitter note from my friend Susan (confirmed by...

State Braces for High Winds

State Braces for High Winds

High winds with gusts of up to 60 to 70 miles per hour may buffet the state tomorrow and Friday, and government officials met today to discuss contingency and communications plans. The National Weather...

“LOST” in a Landslide

“LOST” in a Landslide

In the latest “Dharma Special Access” e-mail bulletin from ABC and “LOST” creators Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse, there’s an interesting note about the recent wet weather we’ve seen on Oahu: One of the...