The Star-Bulletin followed today with Day 2 of Craig Gima’s series on those Sugar Bowl expenses. This folo included most of the elements missing yesterday. Today we learn more about records request, the emails received and not received, and even read at least one quote. And the story gets inside the behind the scenes debate, pointing out a key difference of opinion between UH President McClain and Manoa Chancellor Hinshaw. Good job.
Now here’s a great idea–an online competition soliciting ideas for how to better use public information. “Show us a better way” is underway in the U.K. and drew 150 ideas in the first week
A local group, FACE (Faith Action for Community Equity) is sponsoring a similar competition for ways to solve Hawaii’s housing crisis, with cash prizes to the winners. Ads have been running in Honolulu Weekly and on the group’s web site.
Can anyone decipher what this web site is saying about my photo of the white cat on black road? You will have to scroll down a few photos to get to it.
I hear Advertiser blogger and retired reporter/editor Jerry Burris is hard at work on a timely book about Obama in Hawaii. A visit by the candidate would certainly give his effort a nice boost.
This is part of the scene last night when we cooked up a piece of fish for the cats. It’s amazing how quickly they notice the smell of fish. Where does that come from? It’s not like domestic cats spend a lot of time fishing as kittens. But somehow fish is one of those smells that gets them all worked up. By the time I had the fish cooked and cooled, eight of the nine cats were crying loudly while circling underfoot. But I didn’t get any photos of the actual feeding–things were just too chaotic. Please click the photo to see more.