Hawaii Blog Blog

Hey! Saturday is Towel Day! Too bad it’s not a weekday. I would’ve loved to shared the occasion with my coworkers. I will have to be sure to have my towel with me… and...

As if I wasn’t busy enough. What was I thinking? I should never have started. Next thing I know, I couldn’t back out, and I couldn’t not finish before I left for Kuala Lumpur....

Monday, April 29 UA 827 Departs Honolulu (HNL) April 29 at 10:20 a.m. – Time: 8 hrs., 5 mins. UA 827 Arrives Narita (NRT) April 30 at 1:25 p.m. (6:25 p.m. April 29 HST)...

Peril of Parenting #2215: It’s 11:43 a.m. on a lazy Saturday, and my daughter Katie has now, for the sixth time, run up to my wife’s computer and played the same song (“Spread A...

Fascinating. A local prank (unleashed on the islands in 1959) made the list of the Top Ten April Fool’s Day Hoaxes of All Time. Dubbed the “Hawaiian Tax Refund,” the announcement (made by an...

Though I hate to eliminate the last remaining shred of a possibility that I might be a humble man, I just have to say I think I really outdid myself with my latest crazy...

Oh man. Those new Nixon tapes are priceless. “Do you know what happened to the Romans? The last six Roman emperors were fags… You know what happened to the popes? It’s all right that...

So OHA is taking another swing at a comprehensive Native Hawaiian registry, this time via a standardized ID card and a few buckaroos to boost their visibility. While centralized management of anything so diverse...

Priceless. A non-escribitionist’s encounter with a notably self-masturbatory online diarist. The gist? Woman goes on date. Woman looks up guy on Google after date. Woman finds date describing her distressingly long tongue on his...

Why is it that I’m catching up on everything online except my online journal (and, perhaps, overdue e-mail to cherished friends)? Anyway. Updated the IsleTies ‘burb of Hawaii journals/diaries/blogs, and even created a trio...

Sunday, CBS is bringing us 9/11, a documentary of sorts of the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center in New York, filmed through the lenses of two French film students and including...

Microcontent news has done a couple of thought-provoking pieces on the phenomenon of weblogging and how it’s affecting what’s found on the web – specifically, via Google. Basically, they’ve now covered the “good side”...

Boy, those kids at the Honolulu Advertiser are really on the ball. Front page news in today’s edition: Group says Honolulu ‘mean’ to homeless people. The story, about a national report that ranks the...

I think Jen and I have together crossed some major geek threshold. We’re both sitting at our computers, simultaneously browsing threads at Metafilter. (I’m hoping I can wean her from FameTracker.)

If anyone’s been wondering where I’ve been wasting my time lately (apart from battling bacteria and virii), check out TopNoggin — Trivia for Journalers. (You know me… never happy unless I’m obsessed with some...

Block most web ads by saving a simple file to your hard drive? If you run Windows, you probably have a ‘Hosts’ file — basically a pre-ISP DNS directory. And if you put in...

I’m having trouble putting into words just how valuable I think the The Television Archive‘s “Sept. 11 Collection” is. Just the other day I was thinking to myself how quickly America seemed to have...