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Makery Aims to Make More Makers

In recent years, there’s been a resurgence of enthusiasm for do-it-yourself projects, particularly with an engineering or technical bent. Though it may inspire visions of Rube Goldberg contraptions and accidental electrocutions, the vibrant movement...

Video: Eisa Drum Festival

Video: Eisa Drum Festival

The first ever (and hopefully annual) Eisa Drum Festival took place on Saturday on the Great Lawn of Kapiolani Community College. It was a great event, and lead organizer Shari Tamashiro — along with...

Eisa Drum Festival on May 14

Eisa Drum Festival on May 14

Lovers of Okinawan drums won’t want to miss the first Eisa Drum Festival next Saturday at Kapiolani Community College. This special, evening event is bringing together several groups that practice and perform a variety...

Bookmarks for April 28th

Bookmarks for April 28th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked recently: Lawmakers will decide whether startups can keep present space: The office spaces of 23 technology companies residing at the...

Lowe’s Opens in Iwilei

Lowe’s Opens in Iwilei

It took nearly three years longer than planned, but Lowe’s Home Improvement finally opened its newest store in Iwilei. Lowe’s arrival further concentrates competition in the area for home improvement and big box retailers,...

Bookmarks for April 13th

Bookmarks for April 13th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on April 13th: DeconGel Provides Radiological Decontamination Technology to Japan: CBI Polymers LLC, the Honolulu-based innovator of DeconGel nuclear decontaminant,...

Video: ‘Epic’ Manapua

Video: ‘Epic’ Manapua

It’s not the world’s largest manapua, but it sure looks like it could be. A group of local media makers documented the construction of a massive, 13,300-calorie manapua in a video titled,“Epic Kaukau Time:...