ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT Perhaps there are parents who (according to the Cinepolis movie chain) long to watch movies in theaters while their children (aged 3 and up) frolic in front in a “jungle-gym” playground inside the same auditorium. If so, the company’s two “junior” movie houses (opening this very week in San Diego and Los Angeles) may bring a new dimension to “family … [Read more...] about NOTW: Pinot Meow, $5,000 hamburgers and the coming moviegoing apocalypse
The news earlier this month, first broken by Reuters and then advanced by The New York Times, that Yahoo had scanned hundreds of millions of personal emails at the behest of the U.S. intelligence community, was shocking. People still use Yahoo? I thought. Shocking! Seriously though, it would appear that Yahoo did simply hand over many, Many, MANY emails to the federal … [Read more...] about Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and 47 other Congressional members ask government about Yahoo email surveillance
There are many questions concerning the merger and acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Charter Communications, which occurred on May 18 of this year. Too many to list here, but here's one: what will happen to current subscribers' @hawaii.rr.com email accounts? We started by calling Charter's customer service line. Except they have no idea what will happen to the email … [Read more...] about In the Time Warner Cable/Charter/Spectrum merger, what will happen to everyone’s old email addresses?
And here we are at another holiday season on Maui. Radio stations start playing Jawaiian versions of old Christmas standards, the beaches started filling up with evermore tourists and store owners start lining their shelves with Santa in beach shorts trinkets. Oh, and the island’s nonprofit organizations–which increasingly have to take up the slack left when government shrinks … [Read more...] about 2012 Nonprofit Charity Gift Guide
YOU’RE WELCOME! Thanks for taking the time to publish Pauline Fiene’s response to the proposed Olowalu development (“Reef at Risk,” May 3, 2012). If we don’t work to protect the best parts of island the inevitable further development of Maui is likely to cost us dearly. -Jeff Groh, via email * * * CASE REOPENED! In his [Apr. 26, 2012] Coconut Wireless, your editor … [Read more...] about 9th Life Hawaii Talks Cats While Ed Case Stands Up For Himself