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Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: The Freedive Camera

Phenomenon
I have been hearing of isolated sightings that make you scratch your head and go "hmm...". A friend of mine, Keoki Stender, posted a video he took in Kaneohe Bay of thousands upon thousands of juvenile parrotfish swimming across the shallow reef. A school of ten or twenty is something to behold, but thousands? That's nuts... More »

Lifestyle :: Computers :: Technology In Plain English

"The Best Things in Life are Free"...Take 2
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Continuing from last month's article, here is another list of "freebies" for u to use, beginning with a couple places u can find free movies and TV shows. More »

Lifestyle :: Health/Fitness :: HMSA's Island Scene

Walk Therapy
Walking boosts your well-being. Studies show the value of stepping out. It feels good. You notice more when you slow your roll. And avid walkers tout its physical and mental health benefits. More »

Lifestyle :: Food :: Creative Recipes

Apple Spice White Chocolate Muffins
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The apple filling in these muffins is a sweet contrast to the crunchy, nutty topping and chunks of white chocolate baked together that creates a sensation of flavors. You can be as creative as the ingredients you have in your kitchen or as your imagination will allow. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Energy Tips

Make Energy-Wise Home Improvements
Are you planning to replace the windows or front door in your home? Perhaps you want to install a sliding glass door or a skylight. If so, look for ENERGY STAR-qualified models. Because of advanced technologies, these models can help keep the sun's heat from entering your home and can reduce your household energy costs by up to 15%. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Picture This

Locations, Looks, and Colors
Q: What is the perfect location? A: Hello? Hawaii... You are on a tropical island in the Pacific Ocean, we think all of 'em are great. Honestly though, each of the locations we shoot at have a unique personality and so are our clients. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Hawaii Wedding Tips

Mythbuster... Floral Centerpieces!
You've had your dream wedding in mind with a Cinderella bridal gown and Prince Charming by your side. Now that the time has come and the countdown is on, the planning has officially begun. Of course along the way you may have picked up a few wedding myths, err... ideas that aren't always true. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Safety & the Art of Tattoo

Autoclave....Wazzat?
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In the body art business you will hear us talk about sterilizing. What is that and how is it done? Sterile is defined as being free of bacteria, viruses, mold and other living organisms and not capable of producing spores (seeds) and such. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Hawaii Auto Repair Advice

How well do you know about brake rotors?
The brake rotor is disc-shaped, usually metal but sometimes ceramic, and is connected to the wheel of the vehicle. It rotates with the wheel. When braking, the brake pads push against the brake rotor, and this slows and stops the wheel rotation. More »

Lifestyle :: Computers :: Tech Tips

Secure Family Website
Do you have a large family or one that is spread all over the world? With the Internet, it has never been easier to stay in touch with each other. However it still takes some effort to compose e-mails, attach photos and send them out to all your friends and family. And as I mentioned in a previous article, e-mail systems are not made to handle many large photo files. So what can you do? Here is a website application to the rescue! More »

Lifestyle :: Around Town :: World Wide Ed

Wowie In Maui - Part II
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We did nothing but feed our faces in the last one di'in't we? And nooo, it wasn't due to the "munchies" silly. It was simply because it was all *I* did during my westerly travels in Maui. But trust..., if you are patient enough, I'll make like Sean Kingston and Shorty, I will take you there. More »

Lifestyle :: Around Town :: Around Hawaii With Kim

Ma`ohinui - Hot Like Fire
Although you, my readers, have gotten accustomed to reading friendly reviews of local eateries, I decided to turn up the flames this month, literally, and explore Polynesian dancing in a way we've never done it before! More »

Lifestyle :: Computers :: Your Broadband Computer Minute

What's On the Tube? No! What's On YouTube!
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YouTube.com is one of the hottest sites online now. It lets users view and share videos, most of which are amateur recordings. YouTube came out of nowhere in November of last year and has rocketed to become the 44th busiest site according to Alexa.com. More »

Lifestyle :: Food :: Creative Recipes

Recipe for Pet Weight Loss
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It's summertime again and both humans and pets may need to shed some extra winter pounds. This recipe will help your dog or cat lose weight. It is easy to make ahead and I have seen pets lose an average of 1-3 pounds per month. More »

Lifestyle :: Computers :: Internet Safety

Who Am I?
As parents we know that our children struggle with identity. Who are they? What do others think of them? Through their school years students struggle to develop their own unique identities. One's identity is a culmination of personality, genetics and how that person interacts with the world around them. More »

Lifestyle :: Health/Fitness :: HMSA's Island Scene

Ocean Swimming can be a Sublime Experience
Watching a pod of open-ocean swimmers stroke offshore triggers an amphibious instinct deep down in some of us. Especially in Hawaii, there's a strong temptation to peel off our daywear and pad down from dry land into the warm waters lapping up onto a sun-kissed beach. More »

Lifestyle :: Computers :: Technology In Plain English

Defrag for a Healthy PC
If you're like me, just a few years back, I'd never heard of defragging my hard drive... then one day I read a column in the paper about ways to speed up my PC; something I really needed to do and I learned about defragging. Mind you, that was when I had a 10GB hard drive! More »

Lifestyle :: Health/Fitness :: Speed Training

What's a Hip Turn? Part 2
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I have done the hard part of deciphering the genetic code of the legends' golf swings and while it is very complicated, I have also done the work to simplify it so everyone should be able to understand. This month I'll do things a bit backwards by detailing the movements of the downswing and next month I'll go back and describe the movements of the backswing. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Hawaii Auto Repair Advice

Why is my battery going dead?
The other day, one of my customers called to tell me that her car battery kept going dead... but she said she recently tested the battery and found it to be good. How can that be? There are a number of possibilities.... More »
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