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Forum: The Workshop December 6th, 2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,418
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Photovoltaic systems: "going green"

For PV systems, the most efficient systems have a pay-back period of 50-66 months The rate of return of the utility savings to the net system cost (gross price minus tax credits) is 20-25% with the...
Forum: The Workshop November 26th, 2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,418
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Photovoltaic systems: "going green"

Primarily specific to Hawaii in terms of the state tax credits and because nearly all of the firms are Hawaii companies. The only national company is Solar City, who did make a presentation to me.
Forum: The Workshop November 26th, 2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,418
Posted By oceanpacific
Photovoltaic systems: "going green"

If anyone is considering "going green" with solar water heating or photovoltaic PV) systems, you can get free information from me. I'm having my PV system installed in early December in time to...
Forum: The Jukebox August 5th, 2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 24,799
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Local Rock Bands Past and Present

The Mopp Topps of the mid-'60s had Michael Nakasone, Pearl City High and Royal Hawaiian Bandmaster, as one of its "founding fathers." Among their local instrumental hits were "Mopp Topp" and...
Forum: Kaukau Korner August 5th, 2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,713
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Bob's Big Boy

The fire was in April 2009, so it's now in year three and Bob's is not yet fully-functioning. Unless it's opening soon, people will forget. Out of sight, out of mind. I had just begun patronizing...
Forum: Route 808 June 11th, 2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 101,219
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Vanity Plates

SKD2BU - Dodge Ram truck; SCARED TO BE YOU;
RU SAVO - 2011 Hyundai Sonata; any connection with ex-UH cager Predrag Savovic? (I M SAVO)
Forum: Hawaii Hall June 11th, 2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,905
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Hurricane fund being hijacked by Abercrombie

Where do the insurers get a great deal of their money? Premium income, of course! From us homeowners, landlords included.

The speed at which the hurricane fund is to be depleted is astonishing.
Forum: Player's Place May 30th, 2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,261
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Roland Leong - The Hawaiian

Another local dragster from the '60s who comes to mind is EARL "SAFARI" CHAR. The last I heard was that he was a sales rep for SERVCO.
Forum: Route 808 April 29th, 2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 101,219
Posted By oceanpacific
Talking Re: Vanity Plates

SAY CHZ - "say cheese," I suppose.
Forum: Route 808 April 8th, 2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 101,219
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Vanity Plates

Just seen today, on the way to the freeway:
NMBSKL - on an Audi.
Forum: Hawaii Hall April 2nd, 2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 75,195
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Hawaii Superferry - Chapter 9

Out on top. But, it did arrive unscathed.
Forum: Hawaii Hall March 29th, 2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 75,195
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Hawaii Superferry - Chapter 9

I just shipped one of my cars last week to the Big Island on Young Brothers. The tab? $247.07, one-way! :eek:
Forum: PāĎani January 29th, 2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,600
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: the HawaiiThreads best jokes thread

The young girl in the convent went to the Mother Superior and stammered:

Mother Superior, I don't know how to tell you this, but I've decided to leave for Las Vegas to become a prostitute.

What...
Forum: Route 808 January 13th, 2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Possible reasons for hit-and-run accidents

No insurance. Expired license. Expired registration. Expired safety check. All of which can result in financial penalties.

Of course, nowhere near as expensive as the consequences for getting...
Forum: Route 808 November 11th, 2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 101,219
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Vanity Plates

Finally, an older black truck with MAKULE.

Also, a Hyundai XG350L (early entrant in the near-luxury class) with WEALTH.
Forum: Route 808 November 11th, 2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,799
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Auto electric shop needed!

Years ago, HAWAII AUTO ELECTRIC INC. at 406 Kamehameha Hwy in Pearl City was able to help me with an auto electric problem.
Forum: Na Kanaka October 18th, 2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: R.I.P. Barbara Billingsley

AUWE! Now Wally and the BEAV are orphans! :eek:
Forum: Player's Place October 18th, 2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,616
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: UH vs Nevada

Schools DO NOT apply for admittance to conferences; they have to be INVITED to join! There is ZERO interest by the PAC-10 in UH. Nor is the MWC interested in UH.
Forum: PāĎani October 13th, 2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,600
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: the HawaiiThreads best jokes thread

No, not a blonde, but a brunette. She admitted that she knew about Superman and KRYPTONITE, hence her response. :D :D :D
Forum: Melting Pot October 12th, 2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,801
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: 10/10/10 @ 10:10:10

My client's aunt attained the age of 100 on 10/10/10.
Forum: PāĎani October 12th, 2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,600
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: the HawaiiThreads best jokes thread

This is based on a true incident. The names have been change to protect the innocent (and naive).

During a round of trivia, a young hair HAIR STYLIST named Kathy was asked, for obvious reasons,...
Forum: Route 808 October 8th, 2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 101,219
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Vanity Plates

Jaguar sedan on the freeway: SUSPVEH (Michigan plates) - Suspect vehicle?
Forum: Route 808 October 6th, 2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 101,219
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Vanity Plates

Saw I-KANDE parked at Ala Moana Center. Also saw:

CUP CKE - cupcake;
NO LMTZ - no limits;
B TNKFL - be thankful?
YONKOT - ?
RD N-RD - ?

Some are truly mystifying.
Forum: Route 808 September 30th, 2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 101,219
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Vanity Plates

On a black Mercedes: SXY KTY. I assume it was for "SEXY KITTY." But, I couldn't tell through the tinted glass whether she really "qualified."
Forum: Bishop Street September 21st, 2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,720
Posted By oceanpacific
Re: Pflueger indicted yet again

Is BIG ISLAND HONDA still run by the Honolulu Mercedes franchise holder, Fletcher Jones, after he bought the operation from the Davis conglomeration?
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