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Longtime residents of Kahala Avenue are a rare breed

September 1st, 2015 · 7 Comments

In response to my “Kahala Trivia” post yesterday, Denby Fawcett raised a question. Check out Kahala Avenue residents to see how many have lived there for a long time. As a former Kahala Avenue resident. I consider Kahala and Waialae-Kahala two separate areas. Fair question. So I took a look at property records. According to […]

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Tags: Business · Economics · Politics

The Star-Advertiser facing continued printing woes

August 25th, 2015 · 27 Comments

The Star-Advertiser’s woes with its expensive, high-tech printing plant just seem to be going on and on. This must be a huge blow. The computerized printing operation was built by Gannett for more than $75 million, and was a prize part of the buyout and merger with the old Star-Bulletin. But, it turns out, there […]

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Tags: Business · Computers · Media

New MIB airline safety video

August 19th, 2015 · 4 Comments

The two times we’ve flown to Auckland, Air New Zealand featured Hobbit-themed safety videos. Both were extremely well produced and funny, with lots of visual jokes, while still getting the main safety information across. Now they’ve come up with a new one, this time a takeoff on Men in Black, mingling the MIB themes with […]

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Tags: Business · Media

Costco photo site among those taken offline due to apparent security breach

July 26th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Have you noticed that Costco’s Photo Center has been taken offline? A statement on the site says the takedown is the result of an apparent security breach at the third-party vendor that hosts the site. This situation is affecting multiple online photo sites. We are diligently working to determine when we can re-enable the site, […]

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Tags: Business · Computers · Consumer issues

Former legislator and PUC chair, Mina Morita, blasts third party owners of rooftop solar

July 26th, 2015 · 2 Comments

This past week, Mina Morita’s Energy Dynamics Blog had a message for The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC), the solar industry group that has been pressing an aggressive advertising campaign to block attempts to roll back the current subsidies for rooftop solar systems. “Ahana Koko Lele,” Morita wrote. “

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Tags: Business · Energy · environment · Politics