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Bookmarks for February 8th

Bookmarks for February 8th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on February 8th: $700K Mobile Command Sits For Years: A high-tech, state-of-the-art emergency mobile command unit that cost $700,000 has...

Bookmarks for February 2nd

Bookmarks for February 2nd

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on February 1st: Report on the Task Force on Reinventing Government [PDF]: House Concurrent Resolution No. 76 established a Task...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bookmarks for December 28th

Bookmarks for December 28th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on December 28th: Swiss test solar-power aircraft for night flight: The prototype of an aircraft, to be propelled entirely by...

Chinatown Chase 2010 is On

Chinatown Chase 2010 is On

For the fourth year in a row, questing teams will descend upon the Chinatown Arts district in February seeking fame and fabulous prizes… all to support the Hawaii Theatre Center. Registration is now open...

Hawaii is Happy

Hawaii is Happy

Hawaii is the second happiest U.S. state, according to a study published yesterday in the journal Science. More interestingly, the researchers say that a community’s perception of its level of happiness seems to correlate...

Bookmarks for December 14th

Bookmarks for December 14th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on December 14th: Connecticut scientist leads the way in freezing coral to give it life later: Hagedorn's lab in Hawaii...