Monthly Archive: January 2010

Bookmarks for January 27th

Bookmarks for January 27th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on January 28th: NASA’s WISE Eye Spies Near-Earth Asteroid: NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, has spotted its first never-before-seen near-Earth asteroid, the first of hundreds it is expected to find during its mission to...

Peer News Outlines Local Focus

Peer News Outlines Local Focus

This morning, Pierre Omidyar‘s local news startup Peer News hosted a conference call with journalists to provide an update on their venture, which was first announced in November. Among the key announcements made was that John Temple was coming aboard as editor, and that they were planning to launch by April...

Bookmarks for January 19th

Bookmarks for January 19th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on January 19th: Fast-Food Fries Cooked in Higher-Fat Corn Oil, Study Shows: Fast-food chains are more likely than smaller restaurants to cook their French fries in corn oil, which is higher in cholesterol-raising saturated fats than...

Hawaii Newspaper Archives Go Online

Hawaii Newspaper Archives Go Online

The archives of three newspapers documenting Hawaii’s 19th century history have been posted online by the Library of Congress, digitized and converted into searchable text via OCR through the participation of the UH Mānoa Library. The archives are available via the “Chronicling America” website, and come from: The Daily Herald...

“LOST” on the Lawn [Updated]

“LOST” on the Lawn [Updated]

SPOILER ALERT: While additional shooting takes place this morning at the Ilikai Marina, continuing the big stunt scene from yesterday, local blogger GeeWhy of Pulpconnection broke the news of a concurrent “LOST” location shoot on Twitter and with a blog post. The scene, fortunately, is considerably more low key than yesterday’s....

Bookmarks for January 11th

Bookmarks for January 11th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on January 11th: Changing the Future: Kahu Danny Akaka officially opened the Energy Lab at Hawaii Preparatory Academy with a blessing ceremony on Tuesday, January 5, 2010. Students, faculty members, administrators, and project team members attended...

Breathe Concert Set for Jan. 30

Breathe Concert Set for Jan. 30

Lung cancer is the number one killer of adults in Hawaii, and the Aloha State is ranked second in the nation for youth asthma. In all, over 175,000 islanders have lung disease — that’s more than the combined populations of Maui and Kauai. The American Lung Association of Hawaii (ALAH)...