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The Hawaii Independent Steps Up

December 10th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Media, People, The Web

While the mainstream, corporate media is still struggling to find its footing in the digital age, grassroots online news initiatives everywhere are putting down roots. Citizen journalism and independent media are near and dear to my heart, so I’m always interested when a new venture is launched here in the islands. The Hawaii Independent is […]

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Hawaii Blog on the Amazon Kindle

May 22nd, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Blogs, Gadgets, Hawaii Blog, Technology

If you’re among the lucky geeks to have an Amazon Kindle, you can now subscribe to Hawaii Blog as you would any other electronic periodical. Amazon, using a secret formula that seems to perplex many a blogger, has set the price of a Hawaii Blog subscription to $1.99 a month. Of course, you could always […]

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A Few Good ‘LOST’ Blogs

January 27th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Lost, Pop Culture, Television, The Web

One good turn deserves another. Not long after I had the opportunity to curate the “Top 10 Hawaii Blogs” for Blogs.com, I got the chance to turn the spotlight on bloggers who share my obsession with ABC’s hit television series “LOST.” So, just in time for the spectacular premiere of the show’s fifth season last […]

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Ono Kine Grindz Returning

December 27th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Blogs, Food, Hawaii

Ono Kine Grindz, one of the most popular Hawaii food blogs, was effectively shuttered earlier this year when Reid decided that he needed a change. He signed off in September promising to return… leaving many of us hungry for more. Today, Reid posted a brief update at the original Ono Kine Grindz blog hosted at […]

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A Few Good Hawaii Blogs

December 2nd, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 15 Comments · Blogs, People, Social Media, Technology, The Web

Blogs.com is built to showcase “the best in blogs,” and the wonderful folks at Six Apart (who are also behind TypePad and Movable Type) have been building a fantastic collection of reviews and links.  One of their key features are “Top Ten Lists,” which have been compiled by dozens of notable bloggers and blog readers […]

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Proudly Purple

November 19th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Blogs, Politics, The Web, Video

The “Purple States” project aims to merge the best of citizen journalism and the established media. Described as “reality news” and a cross between “The Real World” and “The Huffington Post,” it launched in the run up to the 2008 elections. The “Purple States” project previously highlighted a handful of media makers that spanned geographic […]

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PodCamp & WordCamp Hawaii

October 23rd, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Events, Social Media, The Web

PodCamp & WordCamp Hawaii kicks off tomorrow at the Hawaii Convention Center, which will make the next two days utter nirvana (or, perhaps, “nerdvana”) for geeks and geeks in the making. New media and the social web will be explored and discussed in a free event that welcomes everyone — from the evangelists to the skeptics, from the pros […]

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The Big Picture

August 15th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Blogs, Media, The Web

The Boston Globe has earned deserved accolades for its photo blog, “The Big Picture.” Curated by Alan Taylor, the blog showcases some of the most spectacular shots captured by photojournalists around the world… unforgettable images that are usually scaled down to a few column inches or thumbnailed beyond recognition on the web.  “The Big Picture” […]

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Hawaii Firm Spotlights Legal Blogs

June 12th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Blogs, Business, People, The Web

Honolulu-based law firm Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert recently highlighted legal blogs written by four of its attorneys: Robert Thomas, Mark Murakami, Robert D. Harris, and Tred Eyerly. Firm director Thomas is one of Hawaii’s first law bloggers, and writes at inversecondemnation.com on land use law, eminent domain, and property rights. Fellow director Murakami writes […]

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Alltop Tracks Hawaii

April 14th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · Blogs, Hawaii, Hawaii Blog, Media, Technology, The Web

Alltop, the latest web venture by Hawaii-born entrepreneur, author, and one-time Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki, today added a new channel devoted to Hawaii. Alltop offers quick, clean overviews of headlines from a variety of subjects, from venture capital to music to gaming. Described as “dashboards” or “virtual magazine racks,” the site’s pages allow you to […]

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