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Throwback Thursday: Meda’s relatives in Hawaii in the 1920s

April 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment · General

With Throwback Thursday gaining popularity, here’s a contribution for this week. While on the mainland to attend the memorial service for my wife’s mother, I had a chance to quickly scan some photos from a family album. These date back to the early-to-mid 1920s. The first photo was taken the day in 1920 that Meda’s […]

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Wanted! Collaborators on EDWARD SNOWDEN PROJECT

April 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments · General

Markus Wessendorf, a professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at UH-Manoa, is soliciting participation in a unique collaboration, which he refers to as the “Edward Snowden Project.” Wessendorf says he has been struck by how little “resonance” the Snowden drama has had locally, despite having “originated in the offices of Booz Allen Hamilton […]

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Technical glitch delayed today’s post

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments · General

Yesterday, my blog went “down” because of a glitch at my hosting service. It got solved in short order. But when I went to add a new post this morning, I got back an error message, “404.” So I got back in touch with the hosting service, and let them know that this must be […]

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Senate Arts chair will be a no-show for “Art at the Capitol” event

April 4th, 2014 · 2 Comments · General

The State Capitol will be open this afternoon for the 6th annual edition of “Art at the Capitol,” a special opportunity to tour the capitol and view the publicly-owned art on display both in public spaces and in the offices of many legislators. Here’s a description from the event’s Facebook page. Lawmakers invite the public […]

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Another shoe drops in the tough times of the newspaper industry

April 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · General

I made a regular stop at the Twitter feed from “The Media is Dying“, and saw the news about the shutdown of Digital First Media’s Thunderdome project, and speculation that the company will likely be selling off at least some of its newspaper portfolio. See the excellent coverage by the Neiman Journalism Lab (“The newsonomics […]

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