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    Re: lead paint and renovating

    For details, see http://www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/renovation.htm.
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    Re: Threats to pets?

    Not only do you worry about what your pets are eating... sometimes you worry about your pets getting eaten. :eek:
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    Re: Sears parts center phone number????

    The only number I could find for them is (800) 366-7278, 9:00am to 4:00pm HST, Mondays through Saturdays.
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    Re: Word Translation: Kewalo

    Bobinator, you should cite your sources. That particular citation is from Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pukui, Elbert, & Moʻokini), although I'm guessing you probably ran across it as part of the online...
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    Re: I'll be Chrome for Christmas

    I'm testing it out, and so far it's been good. But I won't leave Firefox until I can bring all my add-ons with me.
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    Re: Public schools

    I suspect acousticlady is thinking of the old SAT, which had a verbal section and a math section, both with maximum scores of 800 each and an average of around 500. In 2005, a third section was...
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    Re: Tsunami Watch Hawaii (and New Zealand) September 29 2009

    NOAA cancelled the tsunami watch at 10:22 am HST. Check out their buoy map for actual wave data:

    http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/?lat=-8.754795&lon=-165.937500&zoom=3&type=m&status=r&pgm=&op=&ls=false
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    Re: Nematodes

    It's not easy. If you ask the experts at the UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources about nematodes, CTAHR Advisor Desmond Ogata writes:
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    Re: Big dogs, in Hawaii

    If you want the official numbers, check out the HPD's statistics page:

    http://www.honolulupd.org/statistics/index.htm
  10. Re: School did not report alleged sex assault of 12-year-old girl

    Oh, those pesky laws. Like that law that Ian Lind writes about in his (better investigative journalism than anything the newspapers are doing) blog?

    That does not sound ambiguous. At all.
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    Re: State government furloughs

    The governor's layoff list was released on Friday by folks from the Legislature. I saw copies at KITV and the Advertiser.
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    Re: Tropical Storm Lana

    Most of the tropical storms that we hear about in Hawaii get started in the Eastern Pacific, off the Mexican coast. They typically run out of steam before they get all the way out to the Hawaiian...
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    Re: Mormon salesmen

    In a followup to his original note, Ian Lind points out that the Hawaii BBB has now issued a warning about these salesmen.
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    Re: Public schools

    The Star-Bulletin had an article about Bayer's book a few weeks ago:

    http://www.starbulletin.com/editorials/20090719_Going_public.html
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    Public schools

    I know plenty of Honolulu professional-class people who work hard to send their kids to Punahou, Iolani, Mid-Pac, etc. I also know of private school kids whose parents are themselves teachers... in...
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    Re: Fiber optic service?

    No worries. I just asked because I was curious. Thanks for the figures on the max speeds of the various technologies. I guess I can't blame my <10 Kbps connection on the cable itself. :rolleyes:
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    Re: Palin Stepping Down As Governor

    Palin has her own official column here:

    http://www.gov.state.ak.us/exec-column.php

    Does she write her own material? This column sounds pretty much the same as the way she talked during the...
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    Re: Fiber optic service?

    No particular reason. I was just asking why we didn't have it.
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    The cell phone ban seems to be working.

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31716360/ns/local_news-honolulu_hi/:


    Mostly.


    Why am I not surprised? :rolleyes:
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    Re: Vanity Plates

    It was a few months ago, but since no one's mentioned it I guess I will.

    A vegetarian woman in Colorado was denied her request for a vanity plate that proclaimed to the world, "I LOVE TOFU". Well,...
  21. Re: Tips for visitors with disabilities and health conditions

    The Hawaii Traveler Tips guides that I mentioned before have been updated. The new guides are available at the same URL as before.
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    Re: Fiber optic service?

    No mo fiber. Das why I stay all futless.
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    Re: Fiber optic service?

    No, not the business-level stuff. I mean, why don't we have fiber optic internet service all the way to the consumer? I can get my residential internet service on cable modem, or on DSP, or on...
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    Fiber optic service?

    Why don't we have fiber optic service in Hawaii, anyway? :confused:
  25. Re: Ka Leo O Hawai‘i - UH’s student newspaper

    You wonder where so-called reporters like Jayson Blair learn to shamelessly fabricate their "news stories" out of thin air? Well, maybe they start young.

    UH paper ran 26 stories with fake sources...
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