Monthly Archives: January 2015

Hawaii Music Showcase 'HiSessions' on Kickstarter

If you've watched a well-produced video of a local musician on YouTube lately, you've probably discovered HiSessions. Now +Jon Yamasato and David Kusamoto are asking for your support to keep doing what they're doing. Just six days left, but they're less than $6,000 away from their $26,000 goal.
#hawaii   #music   #kickstarter  

HiSessions Seeks Support to Sustain Showcase
Four years ago, local musician Jon Yamasato was struck by how much his young daughter was into watching music videos on YouTube, and he wondered what it would take to bring similar exposure to Hawa…

Scenes from Vintage Cave

In album Vintage Cave

My wife and I were invited to dine at Vintage Cave, founded in 2012 by Japanese developer Takeshi Sekiguchi and chef Chris Kajioka as a "private society elevating art, culture and pleasure." Aiming to create no less than "the best restaurant in the world," the Vintage Cave was rebooted in the summer of 2014 with a slate of reknowned chefs. My wife and I were only able to dine there as guests of the restaurant, and these photos document our experience. Thanks to the Vintage Cave for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Write-up here:
http://www.hawaiiweblog.com/2015/01/13/vintage-cave
#honolulu   #hawaii   #finedining   #restaurant  

Unpacking CES 2015 from Afar

Attending the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is on my geek bucket list. CES draws 150,000 people to check out the upcoming offerings from over 3,600 exhibitors. With only a few minutes this morning to talk about it this massive convention, +Burt Lum and I picked three interesting gadgets. We'll probably chat more about CES on tonight's Bytemarks Cafe on Hawaii Public Radio.
#ces   #ces2015   #hawaii  

CES: Wearables, Drones, Wearable Drones
The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) just wrapped up in Las Vegas, once again generating its annual torrent of gadget headlines. Even though it seems like barely half of the products e…