1. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is about halfway through their effort to digitize 170 years of land records, Pacific Business News reported on Nov. 4. According to the story, the first phase of the project began with how many microfilm images? A. 15 million B. 25 million C. 35 million D. 45 million E. 55 million 2. According to a Nov. 1 Hawaii News … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How tough are times at Maui Land & Pineapple Company?
Eh shopping cart thieves: It’s funny that we have three supermarkets in Kihei and all have shopping carts provided by the food markets. What’s not funny is the number of carts that you’re taking away. I’ve found them up streets as far away as six miles. Each of them has to be pressure washed and repaired. Please show some aloha and bring the cart back after you’ve taken your … [Read more...] about Eh Kihei shopping cart thieves!
Thanks for breaking into my truck at Sidewalks in Kihei and stealing my kids’ bags, which were full of their soccer equipment. They were headed to practice, but obviously couldn’t actually go because of your theft. I hope you show some honor and return their stuff, but keep in mind that I’m looking for you... Illustration by Ron Pitts … [Read more...] about Eh brah, thanks for stealing my kids’ soccer equipment!
Looks like Maui Community Correctional Center lost an inmate, so to speak. The state Department of Public Safety is asking everyone to be on the look for this guy, who apparently failed to return from a day pass (even though his parole had already been "tentatively approved"). Anyway, here's the news release they just sent us: HONOLULU – Maui Community Correctional Center … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Dept. of Public Safety asks for help in finding MCCC inmate who failed to return from day pass
SPIDEY SENSE GETS REAL Among the breakthroughs demonstrated by the computer chip company Intel’s RealSense system is a cocktail dress from Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht that not only senses the wearer’s “mood,” but also acts to repel (or encourage) strangers who might approach the wearer. Sensors (including small LED monitors) measure respiration and 11 other profiles, and if … [Read more...] about NOTW: Mood Dresses, Useless Cops & Rocket Ships To Nowhere