Technology

The Launch at The Greenhouse Innovation Hub

Over a hundred people helped to celebrate the launch of The Lightstyle Network, a new multimedia startup and content network created by Staton Ann Mineshima and John Garcia and the one year anniversary of The Greenhouse Innovation Hub, a technology…

What would Steve Jobs do?

I’ll be honest: I didn’t know much about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs until he died yesterday.Sure, I knew that he as the visionary behind the once-floundering tech company, changing the way we navigate the web — and, let’s face it,…

Technology versus touch

It’s sad to see stores like Borders go. The book chain will close all of its six Hawaii locations by the end of September, after announcing last week that it was ceasing operations.Part of Borders problem is that digital readers…

Red Bull BPM Launch Party

Special photo contributor Jonas Maon and Nonstop’s John Garcia, Doc Rock and Tracy Chan hit the launch party for Red Bull’s BPM DJ app Thursday to check out the new program and see it in action. The BPM app runs…

Hawaii Geek Meet 2011

On a normal day at Magic Island, you’ll see runners, bikers and an occasional wedding or two, but on Sunday, telescopes, ham radio antennas and Stormtroopers were on the scene for the 2011 Hawaii Geek Meet.Geek Meet — a casual,…

Reinventing The Daily Dish

When I started blogging six years ago with the now defunct Honolulu Advertiser, I had no idea what I was doing.Actually, not many of us staff bloggers did.But for me, I didn’t have much direction. I was told I was…

Hawaii’s coworking movement

Nonstop Honolulu today launches Nonstop Tech, a new section and blog covering all things technology, from trends, devices to the latest news both here in Hawaii and elsewhere. Our core team of contributors include John Garcia, Burt Lum, Ryan Ozawa…

Talk Story with Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

I had the chance to sit down with Actor Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa to talk story about acting, his teaching efforts and about discovering Twitter and social media to connect with fans.With a recent appearance on “Hawaii Five-0,” Tagawa takes a moment…

Nook or Kindle — or not?

I love books. Real books. The kind you hold in your hands to read. The kind you throw in a backpack and take to the beach.But now there are all these e-readers and e-books that are taking the feel of…

ASK DR. DISH: Buy an iPad?

Question: An easy one for ya: should I buy an iPad or what? The more I see them around, the more I want one. But is this just Apple trying to suck me in and steal my money? You have…

‘Hawaii Five-0’: The cameras

Ever wonder how big productions achieve those beautiful visuals? Ever think about what goes into a scene that flows well?Being a shooter, I’ve read “The Five C’s of Cinematography” and try to apply them in my own projects:Camera AnglesCuttingCompositionClose-UpsContinuityWhile story…