Monthly Archives: July 2005

HiUP #19 – John Juan Keoki

Show nineteen brings a double-bill in the music department. In addition to an update on the boys, my wife confesses her love of cheesy 80s movies, and I dig into the HawaiiUP mailbag (or inbox). In this show: 00:50 HawaiiUP … Continue reading

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HiUP #18 – Obachan

Show eighteen documents an unforgettable couple of weeks in the HawaiiUP household. I talk about the passing of my grandmother and share the scene at her Buddhist funeral on Tuesday. Then I try to lighten the mood with a playful … Continue reading

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Indie Podcasters Represent!

Fellow island podcaster Peter Kay of recently launched, a commercial service that will aggregate podcast content regionally — starting in Hawaii, of course. The ever-hip Erika Engle at the Honolulu Star-Bulletin wrote a piece today announcing Peter’s deal with … Continue reading

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HawaiiUP will not be heard this week because of: a. A death in the family. b. Technical difficulties (Windows sucks!). c. Illness (and my wife lost her voice!). d. All of the above. I’m probably more bummed about it than … Continue reading

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HiUP #17 – Fires and Fifty States

Technical difficulties bump show seventeen back a day, but the wait is worth it. This week’s headlines range from golf to gubernatorial shenanigans, and I share my little link to the London bombings. A tropical tune leads into my weekly wife chat (complete with baby blooper), and then I introduce you to a man on an amazing musical mission. More podcasting notes close out the show. Continue reading

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Near The Bottom

Woo! HawaiiUP warranted a mention in a MarketWatch commentary on iTunes podcasting debut. Frank Barnako notes: After three days, the Apple Computer iTunes Music Store has found podcasts produced by bloggers and Web publishers are holding their own in competition … Continue reading

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HiUP #16 – Baghdad Bento

After a week off, show number sixteen starts as another “car cast,” with a staggering twenty minutes of yammering by yours truly. Of course I touch on iTunes, and I also tackle the tangled mess that is our state’s transit tax debate. Once again, only one song makes it into the mix, and I close with some shout-outs and plugs for local podcasting events. Have a great holiday weekend, everyone! Continue reading

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The iTunes Effect

The release of Apple’s iTunes 4.9 has shaken things up in Podcastland. HawaiiUP was fortunate enough to nab a listing in their Podcast Directory. Traffic hit an all-time high for HawaiiUP, and for hundreds of other podcasters. There are a … Continue reading

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