Hawaii Blog Blog

Daily Show Notes Overthrow

Daily Show Notes Overthrow

In one quip, Jon Stewart may have taught more Americans about the simple fact of the U.S. overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy than lifelong educators and activists have in a lifetime. Depending on how...

Häagen-Dazs Does Hawaii

Häagen-Dazs Does Hawaii

Kudos to style maven Leigh at hapa | hale for spotting a new ice cream flavor from Häagen-Dazs: Hawaiian Lehua Honey & Sweet Cream. It’s an entry in their “Reserve” series, highlighting “rare and...

Leslie Wilcox Blogs

Leslie Wilcox Blogs

PBS Hawaii has stepped boldly into the blogosphere with the launch of Coffee Break with Leslie Wilcox, where the station’s new president and CEO aims to “break the glass” of the TV and interact...

Pacific News Bytes Launches

Pacific News Bytes Launches

Local promoter and media whiz Lincoln Jacobe is hoping the third time’s the charm with the launch of Pacific News Bytes, an all-color, glossy magazine featuring “news, features and expert advice from the top...

Help HIFF, Score Tix

Help HIFF, Score Tix

The Hawaii International Film Festival is undeniably the world’s premiere “East-meets-West” showcase, bringing Asian and western cinema, art, and culture together like nothing else… right here in the middle of the Pacific. For all...

LOST Keeping Cool

LOST Keeping Cool

SPOILER ALERT! “LOST” wrapped a major, two-day location shoot today at the Laniakea YWCA, capping several days of work at the downtown building. Inside, Kate pleads not guilty to a laundry list of crimes,...

Ask 500 People, Right Now

Ask 500 People, Right Now

Ever wish you poll a global audience on any question, and get your answer in a matter of minutes? You can, now, with Ask500People. The site, which launches today after months of tweaking and...

Google Grabs Jaiku

Google Grabs Jaiku

The “activity stream and presence sharing service” Jaiku has been snapped up by Google. Technology has made staying in touch with your friends and family both easier and harder: living a fast-paced, on-the-go lifestyle...

LOST Holding Court

LOST Holding Court

SPOILER ALERT! After nearly a week of preparation, including substantial carpentry and set building, court is now formally in session at the Laniakea YWCA. Much of the facility has effectively been taken over by...

Flickr Friday Coming Up

Flickr Friday Coming Up

Got Flickr? Love taking photos? Then be sure to RSVP to the next “Flickr Friday,” the monthly downtown gathering of Flickr users. This time, we’ll be lunching at Hukilau Honolulu, a popular hideaway on...

The Kona Blog Marches On

The Kona Blog Marches On

Congratulations to Big Island blogger Aaron Stene, who posted his 1,000th entry this week. The milestone is even more impressive considering the passion with which he also speaks out on local issues via letters...

LOST on Trial

LOST on Trial

SPOILER ALERT! Justice moves swiftly in TV land. “LOST” took over much of the Capitol District in downtown Honolulu today, including parts of the Hawaii State Capitol and the nearby Laniakea YWCA. Deep inside...

Free Wi-Fi in Chinatown

Free Wi-Fi in Chinatown

Free Wi-Fi is finally coming to downtown Honolulu, and other parts of the island. But it’s not coming from the company we thought it would, and over a year later than we expected. Over...

LOST Building

LOST Building

“LOST” is settling in for another big shoot at the downtown YWCA, marking perhaps the fourth time in as many weeks the historic building across from ‘Iolani Palace has hosted the show. As in...

Google Takes TheBus

Google Takes TheBus

Trying to figure out how to get from Waikiki to Aloha Stadium on TheBus? You could call (808) 848-5555 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m., or you could ask Google, any time. Honolulu’s award...

Catchy reCAPTCHA

Catchy reCAPTCHA

The best part of blogging is getting comments. The worst part of blogging is getting comment… spam. Every escribitionist knows the crestfallen sensation of receiving a delicious morsel of feedback that turns out to...