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August 29, 2005

Legacy Path

The University of Hawaii Alumni Association developed a fundraiser in which you could trade a fistful of dollars for a tiny piece of history. Surprisingly, no "Kilroy Was Here" — at least not yet. You can directly download the above Quicktime movie (.MOV) file or a larger version (320x240/81MB) here, courtesy the Internet Archive. For the iPod-optimized file (MP4/8MB) served up in the feed, click here.

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August 26, 2005

Dragon Boat Racing

Chinese cultural groups from all over the state and the world converged on Ala Moana Beach Park on Aug. 13 to participate in the annual Dragon Boat Races, wherein teams paddle enormous (and heavy) carved wooden boats along shore in a race to capture their flag. You can directly download the above Quicktime movie (.MOV) file or a larger version (320x240/100MB) here, courtesy the Internet Archive. For the iPod-optimized file (MP4/16MB) served up in the feed, click here.

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August 21, 2005

Heart Walk

On a recent Saturday morning, I got up at the crack of dawn and drove into Waikiki to participate in the American Heart Association's annual charity Heart Walk. After setting up and stretching out in Kapiolani Park, thousands flooded the streets around Diamond Head. Some free snacks and a Chinese lion dance close up the show. You can directly download the above Quicktime movie (.MOV) file or a larger version (320x240/96MB) here, courtesy the Internet Archive. For the iPod-optimized file (MP4/16MB) served up in the feed, click here.

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August 8, 2005

Obachan

I know it's been a while. I just didn't feel I could post anything else until I posted something from my grandmother's funeral a few weeks ago... but I was never happy with what I came up with. Even this two-minute clip doesn't do the ceremonies, or her life, justice. Still, it was a special day, and it swelled my heart to hear over and over again what a difference she made in Hawaii. You can directly download the above Quicktime movie (.MOV) file or a larger version (320x240/97MB) here, courtesy the Internet Archive. For the iPod-optimized file (MP4/9MB) served up in the feed, click here.

I was honored to be asked to deliver the eulogy. You can hear it in my July 22 podcast.

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