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“LOST” Meetup in Waikiki on Aug. 25

August 16th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, Hawaii, Lost

One of the many things “LOST” fans have to look forward to this month is the release of “LOST: The Complete Connection” on DVD and Blu-Ray. To celebrate, several local fans are getting together next Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Giovanni Pastrami in Waikiki. The event is the brainchild of Ed “NctrnlBst” Morita and will be […]

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Meetup Madness

November 12th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Events, Food, Hawaii, Social Media, Technology, The Web

Manoa Geeks — the Web 2.0 inspired social geek gathering I now help organize — is upon us! Come on down Thursday evening to Thirtyninehotel in Chinatown to talkstory and catch up with what’s going on in Hawaii’s vibrant tech scene. There’ll be food, drink, and lots of cool stories and websites to share. This […]

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Eclipse Takes Root in Hawaii

August 28th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · Hawaii, Technology

A local user group is forming for Eclipse, an open source, Java development environment with an active and growing developer community. The Eclipse Hawaii User’s Group, or eHug, is one of several regional communities devoted to Eclipse, and it is planning its first meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at IBM’s Honolulu office (1240 Ala Moana […]

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Bytemarks Lunch Coming Up

August 23rd, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, People

Local ubergeek Burt Lum‘s monthly “Bytemarks” geek lunch has been scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, at Don Quijote (a.k.a. Holiday Mart) on Kaheka Street near Ala Moana Center. The “Bytemarks” lunch used to be held in downtown Honolulu. But now that Burt’s day job has moved him a few miles east, the […]

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Hawaii Geek Meet

April 19th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · Events, Family, Hawaii

Everyone is a geek about something. And whenever geeks of different stripes cross paths, sparks fly. Curiosity is stoked, ideas erupt, and the conversation can flow from frivolous to intense. The success of cross-disciplinary gatherings like Unconferenz proved that the meeting of diverse minds can make great things happen. And it’s in that spirit that […]

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Flickr Friday is Coming

March 12th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, Hawaii, Technology, The Web

It’s time once again for local shutterbugs to come together for food, folks, and f-stops. On Friday, professional and casual photographers alike will meet up for lunch at Gordon Biersch at Aloha Tower Marketplace. Flickr Friday is a monthly downtown lunch that often evolves into a photowalk that stretches until sunset.  Though I’m only able […]

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Flickr Friday Tomorrow

February 7th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Hawaii, People, The Web

Local shutterbugs will again gather in downtown Honolulu tomorrow for Flickr Friday, a monthly lunch meetup of Flickr users and photographers. We’re returning to Legend Seafood Restaurant (100 N. Beretania) in the Chinatown Cultural Plaza, a bustling dim sum eatery. Catch up with the discussion here, and RSVP via Upcoming. Note that while Flickr Friday […]

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First Flickr Friday of 2008

January 10th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, The Web

It seems like only last week that local shutterbugs came together for food, fellowship, and f-stops. And it was. But tomorrow brings the monthly Flickr Friday lunch meetup downtown. We’ll be taking over Mini Garden (50 N. Hotel St.), a Chinese restaurant at the corner of Hotel and Smith streets. Won’t you join us? Check […]

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Hawaii Flickr Meetup Tomorrow

January 4th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Events, Hawaii, The Web

My family and I are reluctantly back from the Big Island, where we welcomed 2008 from a rustic vacation rental in Volcano Village. Relaxed and rejuvenated, what better way to jump into the New Year than with a fun, friendly gathering of local shutterbugs? Tomorrow brings an official Hawaii Flickr Meetup — “official” only insofar […]

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