Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Mobile video light review When it comes to a video light, I used to lug heavy camera gear around to capture the funny, meaningful or downright awesome moments that can spontaneously arise during the days of our lives. Since the cellphone revolution, my camera has become my choice mostly for...
Editor's note: The genesis for this interview came about following a rather unsatisfactory experience with a solar contractor I hired to put a PV system on my roof. The contractor, who calls himself the "Solar Guy", put the system together but failed to close the deal with HECO. Essentially after the system was on the roof...
The Hawaii Small Business Regulatory Review Board is staffed with committed professionals from all islands that perform a much needed service for Hawaii's small business community.  They are advisors to the Governor on proposed regulations that impact the small business community.  Every legislative session they observe, review and advise...
This article was originally published on NerdWallet.com. By J.R. Robinson Retirement income planning apps have proliferated in recent years, as people have sought out new tools to help them investigate how various investing and spending strategies may affect the values of their nest eggs upon retirement and sustainability thereafter. Some of these...
I’ve written about Ancestry.com previously and have come to the conclusion that it’s a great product for people who both want to do research and create a family tree. Another plus is that their database of users is so big that you’ll inevitably connect with distant relatives who also...
Reg Baker and State of Hawaii CIO Todd Nacapuy discuss technology upgrades and Hawaii's Department of Taxation tax systems. What a challenge he has!!  And then add a massive tax reform package!
This article originally appeared on NerdWallet.com By J.R. Robinson Retirement planning is by far the most important financial objective for millions of Americans who are near or at the end of their careers. For many retirees, income from guaranteed sources such as Social Security and pensions must be supplemented with withdrawals...
When I told a friend that I was going to review products from Patagonia his demeanor shifted instantly from reserved adult to giddy adolescent. The name meant very little to me but after some googling it was clear he was an icon in the climbing and outdoor world long before...
by Rob Kay If you want to get into an argument, or possibly a fistfight, try taking a pro-GMO stance the next time you get together with friends or family. There seems to be no issue quite as contentious as genetically modified foods, aka GMOs. The conventional wisdom, at least among...
The Center for Plant Conservation (CPC) is pleased to announce Dr. John Robert Clark will serve as the CPC’s Executive Director effective October 13, 2014. The Center is an independent, not-for-profit association of more than 40 botanical gardens, arboreta, and other similar organizations, including Honolulu Botanical Gardens, that work actively...