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Make movies with your DSLR and Hawaii Shoots

January 5th, 2014 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, Photography

More and more, people are using the cameras on their smartphones instead of dedicated cameras. Indeed, several generations of iPhones remain the most popular camera models on Flickr, with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II squeaking into the top five. But in the same way that cameraphones have put pretty good photography within reach of the […]

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Revisiting 2013 one second at a time

January 1st, 2014 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Video

Happy New Year! With the arrival of 2014, I’m resolving to blog more often… a resolution I’ve failed to keep for the past several years, but it’s worth another shot. The first thing I was looking forward to share in 2014 is my complete 1 Second Everyday video for last year. The video was created […]

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Dancing Matt in Hawaii

January 30th, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · The Web, Travel, Video

“Where the Hell is Matt?” It’s a question for the ages. Or at least those of an age to remember the earliest days of web video. Who The Hell is Matt? Six years ago, former video game designer Matt Harding decided to travel the world. A video clip of him dancing in Vietnam kicked off […]

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“Hawaii Five-0″ Theme Song Contest

August 6th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Hawaii, Pop Culture, Television, Video

In anticipation of the Sept. 20 series premiere of CBS’ reboot of “Hawaii Five-0,” the network has announced a video upload contest on its site. Fans are encouraged to upload their “best interpretation” of the show’s iconic theme song (or, at least, up to 30 seconds of it), and the winner will win a surfboard […]

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AsiaPacificFilms.com Offers Free Trial

April 12th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Art, Media, The Web

With a collection of over 250  films by Asian and Pacific Islanders, AsiaPacificFilms.com is the idealized, online equivalent of a independent film festival. No cramped schedules, no limited runs, every title available 24-7. TechCrunch described it as “a Netflix for Asian Pacific indie filmmakers.” Asians and Pacific Islanders are said to be responsible for creating half […]

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“LOST” Connections [Updated]

January 11th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 6 Comments · Lost, Pop Culture, Television, Video

SPOILER ALERT: “LOST” is filming in downtown Honolulu this morning, taking over the entrance of the State Attorney General building on Queen St. And two characters that fans have been eager to see in Season 6 are featured in the street-front scene.

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27th Okinawan Festival

September 8th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · Events, Family, Food, Hawaii, Video

Okinawan Festival from hawaii on Vimeo. This past weekend brought the 27th annual Okinawan Festival back to Kapiolani Park. More than 40,000 people turned out over two full days to revel in all things uchinanchu, showcasing everything from traditional Okinawan performances, to delicious food, to several cultural activities. My family and I checked things out […]

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Video Chat in Gmail

November 12th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Technology, The Web, Video

Taking another bold move into Skype‘s territory, Google has announced the addition of voice and video chat to Gmail. Interestingly, audio and video chats are currently available only as an extension to the Google Talk feature within Google’s free webmail service, and not via its standalone Google Talk chat client application. Since the new Gmail […]

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Tweet-Up with Seesmic’s Sukhjit

July 29th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, Technology, The Web

If you’re not on Twitter, you may not have heard: a member of the Seesmic team is in Honolulu, and several local geeks are turning out to welcome her and enjoy some terrific tech talkstory. Sukhjit, who hosts the Seesmic video show “Unboxing,” will be at the Aloha Tower Marketplace food court at 5 p.m. […]

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Hawaii Marine Expelled for Puppy Video

June 12th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 7 Comments · People, Politics, The Web, Video

David Motari, the Hawaii marine who was engulfed in controversy over a video clip posted to YouTube in March, has been expelled from the service. The video showed Motari throwing a puppy off a cliff while on patrol in Iraq. According to an official statement placed front and center yesterday on the website for Marine […]

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