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The Hawaii Independent Steps Up

The Hawaii Independent Steps Up

While the mainstream, corporate media is still struggling to find its footing in the digital age, grassroots online news initiatives everywhere are putting down roots. Citizen journalism and independent media are near and dear...

Bookmarks for December 8th

Bookmarks for December 8th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on December 7th: Sea yields clues to ’41 attack: New evidence indicating the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor effectively from under...

Slippah Project Takes Next Step

Slippah Project Takes Next Step

In October 2005, the members of the HawaiiThreads.com message board were asked about their “Christmas Wishlist.” Though the first answers ranged from “world peace” to kitchen appliances, local activist and big-hearted gadfly Lynn Vasquez-Dela...

Bookmarks for November 30th

Bookmarks for November 30th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on November 29th: Wide heads give hammerheads exceptional stereo view: Comparing the hammerheads with pointy nosed species, the team found...

VALDEZign Store Launches

VALDEZign Store Launches

It was one year ago that local designer Valentino Valdez unveiled his customized Twitter T-shirts. They’ve now become an icon of local Tweetups and tech events, and have been snapped up by Twitter addicts...

Bookmarks for November 22nd

Bookmarks for November 22nd

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on November 22nd: Ahi quota hits as demand jumps: Just when the demand for sashimi escalates in the holiday season,...

“LOST” Underway

“LOST” Underway

SPOILER ALERT: This morning, local blogger Vernon Brown was attending a shipmate’s re-enlistment ceremony at Pearl Harbor when he spotted the “LOST” crew setting up for a shoot. He posted the news to Twitter,...

“LOST” and the Law

“LOST” and the Law

SPOILER ALERT: “LOST” turned up in downtown Honolulu today, returning to the old Honolulu Police Station, the historic Walter Murray Gibson building at the corner of Nuuanu and Merchant streets. This location previously played...

Bookmarks for November 17th

Bookmarks for November 17th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on November 17th: New Technology Reveals Extent of Early Hawaiian Agricultural Systems: Early Hawaiian agriculture was far more extensive and...

Good Eats, Good Deals, Good Cause

Good Eats, Good Deals, Good Cause

The second-annual “Restaurant Week” fundraiser begins on Monday, Nov. 16, and runs through Sunday, Nov. 22. Over 50 restaurants are participating, ranging from greasy spoons to fine dining. Each is offering a special deal...

Bookmarks for November 10th

Bookmarks for November 10th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on November 10th: Whale-song recording goes deep: Silently slipping to 1,000 metres below the ocean surface, an undersea glider equipped...