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The sale of Hawaiian Electric shouldn’t have been a surprise

December 14th, 2014 · 5 Comments

A couple of days ago, Henry Curtis (Ililani Media) walked through the available clues that should have provided some advance warning of Hawaiian Electric’s openness to a potential sale (“The Inside Scoop on HECO’s Four Year Death Cycle“). That is, if we had local business reporting that focused on in-depth understanding of the largest local […]

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Tags: Business · Media · Politics

A new first-person account of the January 1976 protest landing on Kahoolawe

December 12th, 2014 · No Comments

Steve Morse, another of the original “Kahoolawe Nine” who took part in the first major protest landing on Kahoolawe in January 1976, has written a first-person account of the experience. “First Landing: The Story of the Kahoolawe Nine” is now available through Amazon.com. From the book’s online blurb: FIRST LANDING is an entertaining and provocative […]

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Tags: History · Media · Politics

One word out of place can make a big difference

November 28th, 2014 · 4 Comments

A sharp-eyed reader caught the headline for this little Star-Advertiser news brief which was posted Wednesday night and stayed up on the newspaper’s main page through Thanksgiving. Former governor’s employee charged with theft By Star-Advertiser staff POSTED: 07:34 p.m. HST, Nov 26, 2014 LAST UPDATED: 07:34 p.m. HST, Nov 26, 2014 A state employee has […]

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Tags: Media

Caution suggested when viewing video from local news

November 27th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Here’s something else to worry about–a friend reports that he picked up a a nasty bit of adware while watching a video from Hawaii News Now. “Be very careful watching video from local news,” he concluded. Here’s his email describing what happened. I just had my first miserable experience with Adware on my new MacBook […]

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Tags: Computers · Media

Auction find prompts a question or two

November 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

This item in today’s Staradvertiser.com caught my eye. Kauai man makes rare find in auction item The story describes an auction “find” consisting of a couple of old newspaper clippings tucked into a pair of old books. Tucked away were newspaper clippings, dated Oct. 31,1965, and May 28, 1974, which included information about Mabel Wilcox, […]

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