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ONA Parachute Training

ONA Parachute Training

The Online News Association was founded in 1999, and I signed up pretty early in its history, full of ideas for Islenews.com (which became HawaiiNews.com which is now HawaiiStar.com). My dream of building a...

Bookmarks for January 26th

Bookmarks for January 26th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on January 25th: Hawaii falls behind nation in science knowledge: Hawaii fourth and eighth graders performed below national scores on...

Bookmarks for January 18th

Bookmarks for January 18th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on January 18th: Ocean FEST forms new partnership with Na Pua Noeau: Ocean FEST has formed a new partnership with...

My Seoul Adventure

My Seoul Adventure

I returned to Honolulu from Seoul today, twelve hours before I left. Spending three days in South Korea was an incredible experience, and I can’t wait to return. Thanks again to Hawaiian Airlines for...

Next Stop: Korea

Next Stop: Korea

Hawaiian Airlines is launching its new service between Honolulu and Incheon International Airport in Seoul, South Korea. And I’ll be among the people aboard the inaugural flight, leaving shortly after noon today. I’ll be...

Bookmarks for January 9th

Bookmarks for January 9th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on January 9th: Honolulu water is safe, health director stresses: The level of a toxic chemical in Honolulu's drinking water...

Bookmarks for January 5th

Bookmarks for January 5th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on January 5th: AskGaijin launches crowd tool to help Japanese companies avoid embarrassing Engrish: In a nutshell, AskGaijin provides a...

Electric Car Rally Next Week

Electric Car Rally Next Week

Owners and fans of electric vehicles are staging what they’re calling the first electric car rally in Honolulu next Thursday, Dec. 30. Organizers of “The EVent in the Park” are inviting the public to...

Bookmarks for December 20th

Bookmarks for December 20th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on December 20th: Chromium-6 Is Widespread in US Tap Water: The highest levels were in Norman, Okla.; Honolulu, Hawaii; and...

Bookmarks for December 15th

Bookmarks for December 15th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on December 14th: Hawaii’s Magma Chamber May Be World’s Shallowest: The huge, underground pocket of molten rock  that feeds Hawaii's...

Online News Training Offered in January

Online News Training Offered in January

The Online News Association is hosting two days of digital journalism training at the East-West Center next month. Offered in partnership with the Hawaii chapters of the Asian American Journalists Association and the Society of...

Bookmarks for December 1st

Bookmarks for December 1st

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on December 1st: Jupiter’s ‘disappearing’ stripe returning: Telescopes in Hawaii including NASA’s Infrared Telescope Facility and instruments at the W.M....

Hilo Designer Spots Movie Art

Hilo Designer Spots Movie Art

When music lovers watch movies, they often obsessively catalog the songs featured in the soundtrack. When geeks watch movies, they often notice which specific gadgets and tech tools are depicted. And slaves to fashion...