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Forum: The Tube June 16th, 2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,730
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Anthony Bourdain Returns to Hawaii

Great link pzarquon. Mahalo.

I recorded his Hawaii show last night but have not yet watched it. Will do so tonight. I enjoy Bourdain. His demeanor, his love of food of all kinds, and especially...
Forum: Hawaii Radio Memories June 16th, 2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,496
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Old Time Radio Jingles

Also--speaking of Ajinomoto--sometimes I toy with the people in Asian food restaurants around here that proclaim no msg in their food.

I request some msg in my food (“Please- sprinkle some...
Forum: Hawaii Radio Memories June 16th, 2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,496
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Old Time Radio Jingles

Wow. Orangeade! In those funny small blue cans. Forgot about that.

Then there was the Smythe The Smoother Movers ad with the hilarious song and water colors. It would be fun if a recording of all...
Forum: Hawaii Radio Memories June 6th, 2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,496
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Old Time Radio Jingles

My point is that they were so clever. But they took some effort-unlike jingles of today that just steal a well known song from some artists estate that has the original artists-if they were still...
Forum: Hawaii Radio Memories June 6th, 2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,496
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Old Time Radio Jingles

No one will ever see this post. No big deal-- but still!!---

Hoe do you get this on the regular thread?
Forum: Hawaii Radio Memories June 6th, 2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,496
Posted By Shredded Mango
Old Time Radio Jingles

OK. So this might be a short thread. Since everyone went moi long time- But remember when the radio would have all of those old home-made jingles? I’ll begin with one:

Datsun-Datsun is the car for...
Forum: Circuit Circus May 21st, 2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,132
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Ridiculous Electric Bill

For reference us guys in Eugene pay this:

Residential service example
assumes energy consumption of 1,600 kWh:
Basic charge $20.00
Delivery charge
1,600 kWh x 2.560 cents
$40.96
Energy...
Forum: Circuit Circus May 21st, 2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,132
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Ridiculous Electric Bill

Likely auwe.

Solar combined with these batteries could really change the equation in Hawaii. It’s my understanding that HECO is not too happy about people with solar panels sending “excess"...
Forum: Kaukau Korner May 17th, 2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 230,800
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: What's for Lunch - Chapter 12

What--no more Tums?
Forum: Na Kanaka May 11th, 2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,158
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Manny Pacquiao

The only ones missing are-- Curtis-"Da-Bull", "Handsome Johnny”. “Rippa”, Lord Blears, and “Neff".

And of course-Gentleman Ed.
Forum: Kaukau Korner May 9th, 2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 142,023
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: What's for Dinner - Chapter 6

Crispy Gau Gee Mein.

From Mung Cheung Lau in downtown Hilo. Too bad they closed many moons ago. You could even bring in your frosty six pack to wash it all down.

And they would provide a...
Forum: Na Kanaka May 6th, 2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,158
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Manny Pacquiao

Assuming Manny gets past the torn rotator cuff fiasco. There are likely some gamblers out there who are not too pleased with this revelation. Aside from everyone else who bought a piece of the...
Forum: Na Kanaka May 1st, 2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,158
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Manny Pacquiao

This is a tough gig. You’ve got the defensive time consuming wiz Mayberry vs the rib pounding Manny.

It’ll be good. I hope!
Forum: Na Kanaka April 25th, 2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,158
Posted By Shredded Mango
Manny Pacquiao

No interest in the upcoming fight? OK. Go Manny!! But I was just wondering this question.

Many years ago there was a parody song on Hawaii radio played many times. It went something like this:
...
Forum: Front Desk February 9th, 2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,497
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Not much action here. Why for?

Long time no post for me. Even then it was only rarely.

Perhaps it’s like a long term marriage. You’ve heard all the stories over and over. Nothing new to add…..Just a guess.
Forum: Introductions July 10th, 2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,576
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Da Kama'aina Haole

Welcome aboard Kama’aina Haole. But how did you avoid speaking pidgin? Anyone raised in Hawaii who also worked there had to speak it by default. All the schools taught correct English and would...
Forum: Hawaii Radio July 6th, 2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,442
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: State of Radio In Hawaii

Thanks for the thoughtful and very detailed post on Waltah-- Russell. But from my recollection he claimed to have hated Paper Roses by Marie Osmond and that was the record he was always “breaking” on...
Forum: Hawaii Radio June 26th, 2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,442
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: State of Radio In Hawaii

I didn’t want to start a new thread over this question but I noticed a few of you out there are from Hilo and Walter Pacheco was mentioned in a few posts from years back.

Is Waltah still alive...
Forum: Na Kanaka June 21st, 2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,789
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: James “Crashdown” Ashdown

Perhaps. But from what I was told, he managed to get his pilots license back!! after that infamous incident by faking his identity--under the name of McPhee--his mothers maiden name. Then he somehow...
Forum: Na Kanaka June 21st, 2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,789
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: James “Crashdown” Ashdown

That’s great. Is there a link to the Star Bulletin story? Ashdown died at 77 in Florida a few years ago if you missed that.

i didn’t know the plane was on display at Ford Island. I will have to...
Forum: Na Kanaka June 21st, 2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,789
Posted By Shredded Mango
James “Crashdown” Ashdown

Anyone out there remember this incident or this guy? It bugged me for years but none of my friends could remember anything about this story when I would ask them about it. But I was convinced it...
Forum: Introductions June 19th, 2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,341
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Introduction and howzit

Ya Leo. My wife and i went there the other day for lunch for the first time and it is great. I had seen it before (the sign) driving by but had no idea it was a Hawaiian style plate lunch restaurant....
Forum: Introductions June 19th, 2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,341
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Introduction and howzit

K-Den. Here’s a funny story (to me anyway) about when the Marchesi’s founded Local Boyz. As I said it was about 15 years ago. My old time friend from Hawaii, who now lives in the Bay Area, came to...
Forum: Na Kanaka June 18th, 2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By Shredded Mango
Re: Rascals

Here’s a good link on the Rascals in Hawaii. And KPOI (remember the KPOI pay phone jackpot?--Orange Chiffon cake from Leonard's Bakery--never mind) My mind wanders.
...
Forum: Na Kanaka June 18th, 2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By Shredded Mango
Rascals

How many out there remember how big the (Young) Rascals were in Hawaii in the late 60’s? Even though they were from Brooklyn (I think) or somewhere over there on the other side they were smokin...
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