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Forum: Hawaii Hall August 7th, 2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,407
Posted By pzarquon
Lightbulb Re: Thirty Meter Telescope Proposal For Mauna Kea

Or maybe not:

Forum: Hawaii Hall July 16th, 2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,407
Posted By pzarquon
Re: Thirty Meter Telescope Proposal For Mauna Kea

Amazing that this thread started in 2008. One great thing of having this forum still online is the accidental time capsules it captures.

No Arrests And No Construction Convoy After A Day Of...
Forum: Front Desk July 16th, 2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,424
Posted By pzarquon
Re: Forums dying

Message boards are definitely not a thing anymore. The public square of the internet has moved to Facebook, which is a tragedy, really.
Forum: Route 808 July 16th, 2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,023
Posted By pzarquon
Re: Rail use????

Because there's supposed to be an Iwilei station a block from where I work, I'm looking to see if I can drive from my home in Mililani to the Pearl Highlands station at the bottom of H-2 and ride the...
Forum: The Tube July 8th, 2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,804
Posted By pzarquon
Re: Movies on Netflix

I enjoyed "Always Be My Maybe." Very cute. The first shot is of a spam and rice meal, earning it extra points. (Spoiler alert?)
Forum: The Library June 22nd, 2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By pzarquon
Re: 2019 Friends of the Library Book Sale

Always a great event. Just go early or late to avoid the heat, and stay hydrated.
Forum: The Jukebox March 8th, 2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 197,946
Posted By pzarquon
Re: Night Clubs from the Past

As quiet as this forum is, it does bring in nostalgic people from all over thanks to the great conversations over the years turning up in search engines. Below is an inquiry regarding recordings of...
Forum: Kaukau Korner December 29th, 2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By pzarquon
Red face Ever drank 'swipe'?

What is the alcoholic drink ‘swipe’ or ‘swipes’? (http://www.hawaiianswers.com/swipe-swipes-moonshine-alcohol/)

"We did have ‘raising jack,’ or what we guys from Honolulu called ‘swipe,’ which was...
Forum: Mixed Plate April 3rd, 2016, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,244
Posted By pzarquon
Re: Traffic Info: Where?

You want Waze, an app with real-time crowdsourced traffic information that was so good, Google bought it and is now incorporating more and more of its information into its official Google Maps app:
Forum: The Big Picture January 4th, 2016, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,854
Posted By pzarquon
Re: The Big Short

I'm glad you compared it to "Spotlight," which I loved, and which I also felt was a complementary film. I agree "The Big Short" is tackling a pretty complex and potentially dry topic (it was the...
Forum: The Big Picture January 2nd, 2016, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,854
Posted By pzarquon
Re: The Big Short

What did you think of the movie, Helen?

Been looking forward to this one.
Forum: Hawaii Radio December 5th, 2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,854
Posted By pzarquon
Thumbs up Re: KTUH Moving

As Mel noted in November...

KTUH Moving to 90.1FM with Stronger Signal (http://www.hawaiiweblog.com/2015/12/04/ktuh-doubles-wattage-next-month)
Forum: The Laboratory August 24th, 2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,312
Posted By pzarquon
Exclamation Re: Hurricane Watch 2015!

Kilo didn't ever make the Iniki-like turn north everyone was expecting, but as it disintegrates and interacts with a system north of the islands, it's making for some exciting weather nonetheless.
Forum: Circuit Circus August 7th, 2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,053
Posted By pzarquon
Red face Re: Drones in Hawaii

It's about time... a brick-and-mortar store and service center for consumer drones:

Forum: The Laboratory August 7th, 2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,312
Posted By pzarquon
Wink Hurricane Watch 2015!

Guillermo got everyone riled up, and now it's Hurricane Hilda.


Of course, it's the 'I' storms (Iwa, Iniki, Iselle) that we...
Forum: Na Kanaka July 28th, 2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 637
Posted By pzarquon
Red face Radio Sketch Comedy?

My wife regularly quotes a pair of local radio comedy sketches, but it occurs to us that we don't know who performed them (or even that we didn't just imagine the whole thing). They were contemporary...
Forum: The Big Picture July 23rd, 2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,002
Posted By pzarquon
Wink Pixels (2015)

It's not a 'Good Bad Movie,' but an unfathomably bad movie. At least according to this hilarious, and thoroughly vulgar, review:


It's almost worth...
Forum: Mixed Plate July 21st, 2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By pzarquon
Red face Re: Ancient Hawaiians travel

I'm sure there's a good answer for this, but haven't done much Googling. The next time I run into someone from PVS/WWV I'll be sure to ask the question. Wikipedia says, for what it's worth:

Forum: Route 808 July 17th, 2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,987
Posted By pzarquon
Unhappy How now, brown cow?

Owner of cow on highway says its death was unnecessary (http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/breaking/20150716_Police_shoot_kill_runaway_cow_on_Farrington_Highway.html?id=316078951)
Forum: Mixed Plate July 17th, 2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,716
Posted By pzarquon
Exclamation Re: ForumsHawaii

Fascinating. Site gone, last update on Twitter (https://twitter.com/forumshawaii) was in 2011, last update on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/forumshawaii) 2012. The last time I looked at the site...
Forum: Seeking July 11th, 2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,107
Posted By pzarquon
Re: Spam can

I'll keep an eye out! Though I was also the last local guy to grab a can of Hawaii-inspired SPAM® with Portuguese Sausage Seasoning, so I wouldn't hold my breath...
Forum: Hawaii Television July 7th, 2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 58,958
Posted By pzarquon
Exclamation Re: Hawaii TV News Anchors and Reporters - Book 4

Rob Young is back on the air at Hawaii News Now.

This from Erika Engle in 2005:

He was out of the media for a while:...
Forum: The American Asylum June 27th, 2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,619
Posted By pzarquon
Thumbs up The week that changed the nation

The week that changed the nation
Forum: Kaukau Korner June 23rd, 2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 232,415
Posted By pzarquon
Red face Re: Disappearing eating establishments

Haven't been there in a while, but used to go more often when we lived in town. Definitely a local landmark, after 49 years. On the other hand, I totally appreciate all the blood, sweat, and tears...
Forum: The Big Picture June 22nd, 2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,833
Posted By pzarquon
Thumbs up Re: Pixar's "Inside Out" (2015)

Saw it. Loved it. Even knowing they're going to yank hard on the heartstrings, I fell for it hook, line, and sinker. The personification of one's inner dialogue was a simple but wonderful concept....
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