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    Re: Photovoltaic systems: "going green"

    For PV systems, the most efficient systems have a pay-back period of 50-66 months The rate of return of the utility savings to the net system cost (gross price minus tax credits) is 20-25% with the...
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    Re: Photovoltaic systems: "going green"

    Primarily specific to Hawaii in terms of the state tax credits and because nearly all of the firms are Hawaii companies. The only national company is Solar City, who did make a presentation to me.
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    Photovoltaic systems: "going green"

    If anyone is considering "going green" with solar water heating or photovoltaic PV) systems, you can get free information from me. I'm having my PV system installed in early December in time to...
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    Re: Local Rock Bands Past and Present

    The Mopp Topps of the mid-'60s had Michael Nakasone, Pearl City High and Royal Hawaiian Bandmaster, as one of its "founding fathers." Among their local instrumental hits were "Mopp Topp" and...
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    Re: Bob's Big Boy

    The fire was in April 2009, so it's now in year three and Bob's is not yet fully-functioning. Unless it's opening soon, people will forget. Out of sight, out of mind. I had just begun patronizing...
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    Re: Vanity Plates

    SKD2BU - Dodge Ram truck; SCARED TO BE YOU;
    RU SAVO - 2011 Hyundai Sonata; any connection with ex-UH cager Predrag Savovic? (I M SAVO)
  7. Re: Hurricane fund being hijacked by Abercrombie

    Where do the insurers get a great deal of their money? Premium income, of course! From us homeowners, landlords included.

    The speed at which the hurricane fund is to be depleted is astonishing.
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    Re: Roland Leong - The Hawaiian

    Another local dragster from the '60s who comes to mind is EARL "SAFARI" CHAR. The last I heard was that he was a sales rep for SERVCO.
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    Re: Vanity Plates

    SAY CHZ - "say cheese," I suppose.
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    Re: Vanity Plates

    Just seen today, on the way to the freeway:
    NMBSKL - on an Audi.
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    Re: Hawaii Superferry - Chapter 9

    Out on top. But, it did arrive unscathed.
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    Re: Hawaii Superferry - Chapter 9

    I just shipped one of my cars last week to the Big Island on Young Brothers. The tab? $247.07, one-way! :eek:
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    Re: the HawaiiThreads best jokes thread

    The young girl in the convent went to the Mother Superior and stammered:

    Mother Superior, I don't know how to tell you this, but I've decided to leave for Las Vegas to become a prostitute.

    What...
  14. Re: Possible reasons for hit-and-run accidents

    No insurance. Expired license. Expired registration. Expired safety check. All of which can result in financial penalties.

    Of course, nowhere near as expensive as the consequences for getting...
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    Re: Vanity Plates

    Finally, an older black truck with MAKULE.

    Also, a Hyundai XG350L (early entrant in the near-luxury class) with WEALTH.
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    Re: Auto electric shop needed!

    Years ago, HAWAII AUTO ELECTRIC INC. at 406 Kamehameha Hwy in Pearl City was able to help me with an auto electric problem.
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    Re: R.I.P. Barbara Billingsley

    AUWE! Now Wally and the BEAV are orphans! :eek:
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    Re: UH vs Nevada

    Schools DO NOT apply for admittance to conferences; they have to be INVITED to join! There is ZERO interest by the PAC-10 in UH. Nor is the MWC interested in UH.
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    Re: the HawaiiThreads best jokes thread

    No, not a blonde, but a brunette. She admitted that she knew about Superman and KRYPTONITE, hence her response. :D :D :D
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    Re: 10/10/10 @ 10:10:10

    My client's aunt attained the age of 100 on 10/10/10.
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    Re: the HawaiiThreads best jokes thread

    This is based on a true incident. The names have been change to protect the innocent (and naive).

    During a round of trivia, a young hair HAIR STYLIST named Kathy was asked, for obvious reasons,...
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    Re: Vanity Plates

    Jaguar sedan on the freeway: SUSPVEH (Michigan plates) - Suspect vehicle?
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    Re: Vanity Plates

    Saw I-KANDE parked at Ala Moana Center. Also saw:

    CUP CKE - cupcake;
    NO LMTZ - no limits;
    B TNKFL - be thankful?
    YONKOT - ?
    RD N-RD - ?

    Some are truly mystifying.
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    Re: Vanity Plates

    On a black Mercedes: SXY KTY. I assume it was for "SEXY KITTY." But, I couldn't tell through the tinted glass whether she really "qualified."
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    Re: Pflueger indicted yet again

    Is BIG ISLAND HONDA still run by the Honolulu Mercedes franchise holder, Fletcher Jones, after he bought the operation from the Davis conglomeration?
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