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Forum: The Workshop May 30th, 2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,973
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: lead paint and renovating

For details, see http://www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/renovation.htm.
Forum: All in the `Ohana May 17th, 2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,089
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Threats to pets?

Not only do you worry about what your pets are eating... sometimes you worry about your pets getting eaten. :eek:
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Forum: The Workshop April 13th, 2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,158
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Sears parts center phone number????

The only number I could find for them is (800) 366-7278, 9:00am to 4:00pm HST, Mondays through Saturdays.
Forum: Mixed Plate December 11th, 2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,905
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Word Translation: Kewalo

Bobinator, you should cite your sources. That particular citation is from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pukui, Elbert, & Moʻokini), although I'm guessing you probably ran across it as part of the online...
Forum: Circuit Circus November 26th, 2009, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,487
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: I'll be Chrome for Christmas

I'm testing it out, and so far it's been good. But I won't leave Firefox until I can bring all my add-ons with me.
Forum: The Classroom October 25th, 2009, 04:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,088
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Public schools

I suspect acousticlady is thinking of the old SAT, which had a verbal section and a math section, both with maximum scores of 800 each and an average of around 500. In 2005, a third section was...
Forum: The Laboratory September 29th, 2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,399
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Tsunami Watch Hawaii (and New Zealand) September 29 2009

NOAA cancelled the tsunami watch at 10:22 am HST. Check out their buoy map for actual wave data:

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/?lat=-8.754795&lon=-165.937500&zoom=3&type=m&status=r&pgm=&op=&ls=false
Forum: The Workshop September 19th, 2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Nematodes

It's not easy. If you ask the experts (http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/ate/search.asp) at the UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources about nematodes, CTAHR Advisor Desmond Ogata writes:
Forum: Islands Ahoy September 13th, 2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,072
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Big dogs, in Hawaii

If you want the official numbers, check out the HPD's statistics page:

http://www.honolulupd.org/statistics/index.htm
Forum: The Classroom September 6th, 2009, 05:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,140
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: School did not report alleged sex assault of 12-year-old girl

Oh, those pesky laws. Like that law that Ian Lind writes about (http://ilind.net/?p=3161) in his (better investigative journalism than anything the newspapers are doing) blog...
Forum: Hawaii Hall August 16th, 2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,611
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: State government furloughs

The governor's layoff list was released on Friday by folks from the Legislature. I saw copies at KITV (http://www.kitv.com/money/20406439/detail.html) and the Advertiser...
Forum: The Laboratory July 31st, 2009, 04:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,336
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Tropical Storm Lana

Most of the tropical storms that we hear about in Hawaii get started in the Eastern Pacific, off the Mexican coast. They typically run out of steam before they get all the way out to the Hawaiian...
Forum: Bishop Street July 31st, 2009, 03:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,878
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Mormon salesmen

In a followup to his original note, Ian Lind points out (http://ilind.net/2009/07/30/thursday-vintage-photos-prove-popular-bbb-alarmed-by-door-to-door-sales-uh-budget-perspectives/) that the Hawaii...
Forum: The Classroom July 31st, 2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,088
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Public schools

The Star-Bulletin had an article about Bayer's book a few weeks ago:

http://www.starbulletin.com/editorials/20090719_Going_public.html
Forum: The Classroom July 31st, 2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,088
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Public schools

I know plenty of Honolulu professional-class people who work hard to send their kids to Punahou, Iolani, Mid-Pac, etc. I also know of private school kids whose parents are themselves teachers... in...
Forum: Circuit Circus July 8th, 2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Fiber optic service?

No worries. I just asked because I was curious. Thanks for the figures on the max speeds of the various technologies. I guess I can't blame my <10 Kbps connection on the cable itself. :rolleyes:
Forum: The American Asylum July 5th, 2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,339
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Palin Stepping Down As Governor

Palin has her own official column here:

http://www.gov.state.ak.us/exec-column.php

Does she write her own material? This column sounds pretty much the same as the way she talked during the...
Forum: Circuit Circus July 5th, 2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Fiber optic service?

No particular reason. I was just asking why we didn't have it.
Forum: Route 808 July 2nd, 2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,327
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Cell phone use while driving - BANNED in Honolulu!

The cell phone ban seems to be working.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31716360/ns/local_news-honolulu_hi/:


Mostly.


Why am I not surprised? :rolleyes:
Forum: Route 808 July 2nd, 2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 100,739
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Vanity Plates

It was a few months ago, but since no one's mentioned it I guess I will.

A vegetarian woman in Colorado was denied her request for a vanity plate that proclaimed to the world, "I LOVE TOFU". Well,...
Forum: Islands Ahoy July 1st, 2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Tips for visitors with disabilities and health conditions

The Hawaii Traveler Tips guides that I mentioned before have been updated. The new guides are available at the same URL as before (http://www.hawaii.gov/health/dcab/travel/).
Forum: Circuit Circus June 29th, 2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Fiber optic service?

No mo fiber. Das why I stay all futless.
Forum: Circuit Circus June 29th, 2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Fiber optic service?

No, not the business-level stuff. I mean, why don't we have fiber optic internet service all the way to the consumer? I can get my residential internet service on cable modem, or on DSP, or on...
Forum: Circuit Circus June 28th, 2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Fiber optic service?

Why don't we have fiber optic service in Hawaii, anyway? :confused:
Forum: Hawaii Print Media June 25th, 2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,121
Posted By Glen Miyashiro
Re: Ka Leo O Hawai‘i - UH’s student newspaper

You wonder where so-called reporters like Jayson Blair (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jason_blair) learn to shamelessly fabricate their "news stories" out of thin air? Well, maybe they start young.
...
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