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Forum: Mixed Plate March 15th, 2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,336
Posted By Amati
Re: Deedy

He's scheduled in the third trial to be tried on the charge of manslaughter. First trial was in 2013 for murder, which was a hung jury, although later it was determined that the judge should have...
Forum: Route 808 January 23rd, 2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,544
Posted By Amati
Re: transportation network companies

In the SA (http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/01/22/breaking-news/uber-driver-in-u-s-illegally-charged-with-4-california-rapes/) today:


So add to the list of concerns that while one state might...
Forum: Hawaii Hall January 21st, 2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,732
Posted By Amati
Re: Missile attack on Hawai‘i!

I was not all that convinced it was "real". And if it was, I knew there was not a thing I could do about it, even shelter in place was not going to be all that effective. If my house was the target...
Forum: The Jukebox January 21st, 2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 674
Posted By Amati
Tom, Prince, sad overdoses

I happened across this video that includes both Tom Petty and Prince performing a tribute to George Harrison.
It is a great clip, but brings a mixture of enjoyment of the music and sadness about the...
Forum: Mixed Plate January 15th, 2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By Amati
Re: Happy New Year 2018 - How's it going?

Yeah, and good news for 2018, Hawaii lived through :D:D what for a few minutes seemed to be an impending kiss of death by being nuked :eek:.
Forum: Hawaii Hall January 15th, 2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,732
Posted By Amati
Re: Missile attack on Hawai‘i!

My cell carrier is Sprint. I did not get the alert. Assuming that someone could live through a missile attack if they had notice to take shelter, I'd be dead if I had been depending on my cell phone...
Forum: Mixed Plate December 31st, 2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By Amati
Happy New Year 2018 - How's it going?

Happy New Year 2018 to HTers. Are you ready for it? Did you make NY Resolutions, if so, what are yours? Do you have any big plans, or small plans, for the year?

One of my more practical...
Forum: All in the `Ohana December 27th, 2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,356
Posted By Amati
Re: DNA testing

The future is already here. A story in the StarAdvertiser (http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/12/26/breaking-news/lifelong-best-friends-discover-theyre-actually-brothers/):
They used a DNA matching...
Forum: Mixed Plate December 25th, 2017, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 776
Posted By Amati
Merry Christmas 2017

MERRY CHRISTMAS 2017

I'm extending my holiday greeting to anyone and everyone who checks in here on Christmas. :D
Forum: Mixed Plate December 22nd, 2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 63,731
Posted By Amati
Re: The Slippah Project!

I'm happily waiting in anticipation for Auntie Lynn's annual update on The Slippah Project, 2017! :)
Forum: The Jukebox December 22nd, 2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,379
Posted By Amati
Re: John Lennon's Happy Christmas

Recorded at the end of 1971, in time for Christmas of that year, let's revisit John & Yoko's wish for us to have a Happy Christmas with peace for all.
Can you believe it has already been 46 years...
Forum: Front Desk December 15th, 2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,748
Posted By Amati
Re: Not much action here. Why for?

Woodman, you were on to something. Think: Russia + election.

Cabanalane, good to see you around. I'm responding so you don't think you are alone in the pond. :)
Forum: All in the `Ohana December 15th, 2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,356
Posted By Amati
Re: DNA testing

I could be wrong about this, but my current understanding is that the percentages do not necessarily come about in the logical way you are thinking (which I had thought myself!).

From what I've...
Forum: Mixed Plate December 15th, 2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,336
Posted By Amati
Re: Deedy

It seems that there is not a limit on retrials. Online lawyer: "There is no limit. A mistrial means that there was no verdict, so until the prosecutor decides to stop trying the case, they can...
Forum: Circuit Circus December 14th, 2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By Amati
Re: Aol dinosaur

I have an friend that is in her 80's. She does email, and AOL IM, and phone calls, but that is all. (No texting, no FB, etc).
I thought I'd see if I could catch her online today in IM, but it seems...
Forum: Player's Place December 13th, 2017, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 878
Posted By Amati
Jose Canseco tweets

Is this a way to tank a career as a sports commentator? A hot topic in the news nowadays is sexual harassment. So, why did Canseco tweet this [USA Today]...
Forum: The Laboratory December 9th, 2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,002
Posted By Amati
Re: Geminid meteor shower Dec 13-14

Here's info from Bishop Museum on local times:
Forum: Bishop Street December 1st, 2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,820
Posted By Amati
Re: Surcharge for shipping to Hawaii

Yeah, I will stick to Amazon Prime.

I tried a few other online retailers this year (Macy's, a Bed&Bath shop, and a Gift Basket shop). Each of those three ended up with me needing to CALL them for...
Forum: Route 808 November 30th, 2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Amati
Self-driving vehicles

Do you think this timeline is possible? From ABC News (http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/gm-launch-autonomous-cars-big-cities-2019-51487710):

When I think of the many problems faced by car...
Forum: The Laboratory November 30th, 2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By Amati
Pesticide use in Hawaii

In today's online Garden Island (http://www.thegardenisland.com/2017/11/29/opinion/pesticides-birth-defects-who-do-you-believe/) newspaper, there was an article about pesticides in Hawaii. One of the...
Forum: Bishop Street November 30th, 2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,820
Posted By Amati
Surcharge for shipping to Hawaii

I'm doing almost all my Christmas shopping online this year. My usual "go to" is Amazon Prime due to the free shipping.

Anyway, I just worked up my first online order with Macy's. They were...
Forum: Hawaii Hall November 29th, 2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By Amati
Re: Vanity plates disposition

It's been a few years ago, but I kept the vanity plates for a classic car because it was for a certain year. Later, I put those vanity plates on another classic car of that same year.
I had to put...
Forum: Mixed Plate November 28th, 2017, 03:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 441
Posted By Amati
Missing persons hints and database

Did you know that there is an online database for missing people in Hawaii? The site gives hints on what steps to take if someone goes missing, and the database of those who have disappeared. I was...
Forum: Na Kanaka November 28th, 2017, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 717
Posted By Amati
Dog Chapman's quote to doctors

Sadly, Beth Chapman is ill with cancer.

Weird is Dog's statement about the situation, given during an interview shown on Inside Edition...
Forum: Circuit Circus November 24th, 2017, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By Amati
Re: Aol dinosaur

Yeah, I got that AIM message awhile ago, also. MY IMing is done nowadays on FB, I don't even know anyone who has AIM anymore.

AOL also did some housekeeping a few months ago by clearing out all...
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