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View Poll Results: How did you find HawaiiThreads.com?
Personal invitation from another member. 14 10.61%
Mentioned online or in another group I participate in. 31 23.48%
A sister site (HawaiiNews.com, HawaiiAnswers.com, HawaiiStories.com). 19 14.39%
A web directory or local links page. 20 15.15%
A print ad (Honolulu Weekly, Downtown Planet, Ka Leo). 2 1.52%
Just random chance. 46 34.85%
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Old April 19th, 2004, 04:52 PM
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Default Finding HawaiiThreads.com

I hope HawaiiThreads.com can become a friendly, thriving, colorful online community for Hawaii. So I'm trying to spread the word, without being too annoying. I'm at least partially succeeding.

I've invited some good friends, I've posted to USENET, I've added links from "sister sites." To reach a bit wider, I'm also running ads in the Honolulu Weekly, Downtown Planet, and in Ka Leo at UH this week. There's even a tiny Google ad for certain web searches.

I'm curious about how people find their way here... and perhaps what they hope to get from the site. So, a quick poll, and click 'Reply' to add your thoughts! If you got here from a newspaper ad, I'd especially like to know which one, and perhaps what got you to sit down at your PC and type in our URL. (I'm always curious about how "real world" methods translate online.)
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Old April 19th, 2004, 06:00 PM
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Default Re: Finding HawaiiThreads.com

I saw the announcement over in HawaiiStories.com, where I've lurked and occasionally posted over the past year or so. Not having a blog myself, I always felt a little awkward among such chatty folks! Forums like this are more my speed.
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Old April 20th, 2004, 01:01 AM
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Saw the mention to this site on the Usenet newsgroup soc.culture.hawaii. I think the thread was about someone asking about Hawaiian chat groups.

I suppose if I had waited a couple of days I would have seen it at HawaiiStories.com

However for HawaiiAnswers.com it was Bert's column in the Advertiser.
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Old April 20th, 2004, 05:26 PM
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Default Re: Finding HawaiiThreads.com

That Burt's always on top of things. And in the HawaiiAnswers.com case, he was on it before I was!

I tracked down a copy of the Downtown Planet and cheered over the HawaiiThreads.com ad on the back page. First position, even! And at least one person mentioned in e-mail seeing it. Here's hoping it brings some new voices.
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Old May 8th, 2004, 09:28 PM
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"Mentioned online or in another group I participate in."

this is a very good lookin board! great job on who ever put this together!

aloha!

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Old May 13th, 2004, 07:29 PM
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Default Re: Finding HawaiiThreads.com

Thanks, vic!

Just a quick update... As I mentioned above, I experimented with traditional, print advertising when launching this site. After a month and a quite a few dollars, I'm actually quite surprised to conclude that the ads in the Weekly, Downtown Planet and Ka Leo brought very few new people into the `ohana.

No one so far above has listed those print ads as the way they found there way here, and perhaps five people have mentioned even seeing them.

Google has brought us some wonderful people, as have plugs in other online communities. So that's clearly the way to go.
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Old October 19th, 2004, 09:09 PM
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Default Re: Finding HawaiiThreads.com

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I'm curious about how people find their way here...
I found my way here via http://www.hawaiiradiotv.com/
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Old December 17th, 2004, 09:55 PM
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OLALA! I always had Hawaii Threads as a sister link on my weblog at Hawaii Stories. I only recently got nosy to find out what it was about...hence, finding this wonderful site on my own. The first day was great to talk story and be welcome by three regulars here. Yesterday and today I couldn't do as much as I wanted to as we've had a death in the family. I will however be a regular myself here cause I love to talk story and ventilate my feelings...after all I am 1stwahine and the infamous Aunty Lynn of Chinatown,Hawaii. Also, no body betta bother me,cause I from Mayor Wrights Housing...I know plenty Sole's and Micro Dots!(nah only joke) I do live @ MWH.

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Old July 29th, 2005, 06:24 AM
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Found it through the forum on www.hawaii.com and so glad I did. This is exactly what I was looking for.

I've also signed up on the HonoluluAdvertiser's Forum.. but that just doesn't quite compare either to the community thats here.

Great website!
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Old April 5th, 2006, 06:16 PM
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Default Re: Finding HawaiiThreads.com

While I answered "A web directory or local links page" I actually found HawaiiThreads through Google using "Hawaii forum" as my keywords.
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Old April 10th, 2006, 08:15 PM
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Hi, new here.

I found this site in google search for the exact terms:
hawaii forum

First in the search results! That's pretty good positioning for those simple terms.
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Old April 10th, 2006, 08:59 PM
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I got turned onto the game called "Geocaching" and asked on the forums of www.geocaching.com. I learned of GPSHawai'i, which is a sub-forum and then discovered HawaiiThreads. I love it here!
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It's been a while, but I think I found the forum because I read Ian Lind everyday.
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Old November 9th, 2006, 11:37 AM
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Guess I'm a Johnny Come Lately!! I was doing a search for the Barefoot Bar, and up came your forum!
My wife and I are avid Tiki collectors, and our best friend is a Hawaiian native, now living in New York! ONE day we'll get to Hawaii (maybe if we STOPPED spending money on Hawaiiana we could!!)
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Old November 9th, 2006, 11:51 AM
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ONE day we'll get to Hawaii (maybe if we STOPPED spending money on Hawaiiana we could!!)
That's funny, BAZ. Who knows, maybe you'll get to Hawai`i some day and find out that nothing matches up to your pre-conceptions from Tiki stuff - and that will be what makes you stop wanting to collect it!

Either that, or it will feed your addiction further, and you'll find yourself wanting to travel to the Islands more often, in order to buy more stuff.

Collecting: it's a vicious cycle, ain't it?
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Old November 9th, 2006, 03:13 PM
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Default Re: Finding HawaiiThreads.com

I got here thru Mel's Hawaii Radio & TV Guide website.
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Old November 9th, 2006, 03:17 PM
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I got here thru Mel's Hawaii Radio & TV Guide website.
heheheh. I got here through Mel's odda Web Site (http://macpro.freeshell.org/) ~ via HawaiiStories.com!

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Old November 9th, 2006, 08:27 PM
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I don't remember exactly but I think it was while walking to the gas station for a 40 oz. King Cobra.
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