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City Salaries and Civil Beat

City Salaries and Civil Beat

Today, Honolulu Civil Beat continued its coverage of government transparency and public worker salaries with its latest data set: employees of the City & County of Honolulu. As in the past, the data isn’t entirely...

Hawaii’s Largest Craft Fair This Weekend

Hawaii’s Largest Craft Fair This Weekend

The frenzied holiday shopping season begins in earnest this week, with “Black Friday” specials bringing overnight crowds and veritable stampedes at big-box stores and malls everywhere. But if your gift giving trends toward unique,...

Bookmarks for November 23rd

Bookmarks for November 23rd

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on November 23rd: Waikiki expo shows off security systems: About a dozen makers and marketers of anti-terrorism inventions held a...

Vote to Save a Hawaii Landmark

Vote to Save a Hawaii Landmark

Hawaii is one of the five final states in the “Save A Landmark” program sponsored by the Hampton hotel chain, and three landmarks in the Aloha State are in the running for preservation assistance:...

Bookmarks for November 11th

Bookmarks for November 11th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on November 11th: “Mystery Missile” off California Coast Was Probably Just an Airliner: The airplane explanation was put forth rather...

Local Nerd Nets $10,000 Scholarship

Local Nerd Nets $10,000 Scholarship

Congratulations to local science blogger Christie Wilcox, author of “Observations of a Nerd,” for winning a $10,000 scholarship from College Scholarships.org. Wilcox is pursuing her PhD in cell and molecular biology at the University...

Bookmarks for November 1st

Bookmarks for November 1st

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on November 1st: Inadvertent data exposure by UH West Oahu affects Manoa students: The exposure occurred when a faculty member...

3-D Printing at RAPID Technology

3-D Printing at RAPID Technology

RAPID Technology is a Honolulu-based 3-D printing and rapid prototyping firm. With 3-D printers by Z Corporation, the company offers designers, architects, engineers, and even artists a fast and intuitive way to visualize and...

Bookmarks for October 18th

Bookmarks for October 18th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on October 18th: How to be a data journalist: Data journalism trainer and writer Paul Bradshaw explains how to get...

Bookmarks for October 5th

Bookmarks for October 5th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on October 3rd: Hawaii’s green energy efforts get funding: Five green-technology companies have been awarded a total of $2.1 million...

Kava Festival at UH on Saturday

Kava Festival at UH on Saturday

Scientists call it piper methysticum, or “intoxicating pepper,” but in Hawaii, it’s known as ‘awa. Studied and used by people as diverse as researchers, nutritionists, and native Hawaiian cultural practitioners, this plant and the...

Bookmarks for September 29th

Bookmarks for September 29th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on September 29th: Newly Discovered Planet May Have Water on Its Surface: A team of astronomers that includes the University...