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Hawaii Geek Beat: Local Apps for Drivers, Gardeners

April 24th, 2014 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Technology, Television, Video

On this week’s “Geek Beat” segment on Hawaii News Now, we featured more locally-grown apps. Of course, we could barely scratch the surface in explaining each, so here’s more background on RouteView HNL, Pic-A-Papaya, and The Plant Doctor. RouteView HNL This app for iOS allows a simple and elegant way to check the view from […]

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Scott Caan on Hawaii: “There’s no hustle there.”

January 25th, 2013 by Ryan Ozawa · 34 Comments · Hawaii, Pop Culture, Television

Scott Caan, star of the CBS crime drama reboot “Hawaii Five-0,” appeared last night on Chelsea Handler’s late-night talk show “Chelsea Lately.” And not surprisingly, they talked about what it’s like living in Hawaii. Caan says that he can take Hawaii about six days at a time, but that otherwise, “I like to hustle and […]

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‘The Walking Dead’ Star Returns to Hawaii

December 3rd, 2012 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Events, Pop Culture, Television

Zombies are in. AMC’s drama series “The Walking Dead,” based on a graphic novel series of the same name, is a huge hit. And Kennedy Theatre at the University of Hawaii has just wrapped a presentation of “Uncle Vanya and Zombies,” a post-apocalyptic zombie story set on the UH campus. This Saturday, ‘Walking Dead’ star Sarah […]

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Colbert: Lingle TV for ‘insomniacs, people in traction’

June 15th, 2012 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Politics, Television

On last night’s “Colbert Report,” host Steve Colbert and his writers seized on the news that Linda Lingle was launching her own cable TV channel. The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Super PAC Super Cash & 24-Hour Political Ad Channels www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog Video Archive […]

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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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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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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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Hawaii Street Food in the Spotlight

June 21st, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · Food, Television

Hawaii street food will get an international boost thanks to “Eat St.” It’s both a TV show (that airs on Food Network Canada and the Cooking Channel in the U.S.) as well as an iPhone app that’s described as “a lip-smacking celebration of North America’s tastiest, messiest, and most irresistible street food.” Back in April, […]

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‘Bert the Conqueror’ Hits Honolulu

April 11th, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Television

The Travel Channel’s “Bert the Conqueror” will air its Hawaii episode this Sunday, April 17. Host Bert Kreischer is described as “a big kid on a mission to uncover fun and adventure wherever he goes.” The synopsis for the Hawaii episode reads: “Bert heads to the sunny shores of Oahu for some water activities, Hawaiian-style. […]

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Weather Channel Host ‘Goes After Pele’

March 30th, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Photography, Television, Travel

“Master photographer” Peter Lik has over a dozen fine art galleries across the country, including in Waikiki and Lahaina, plus one in Australia. And starting tomorrow night, he hosts a new original series on The Weather Channel: “From the Edge with Peter Lik.” The show follows Lik as he takes on challenging assignments, and the […]

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