Tag Archives: Na `Ohana o Hawai`i

Hawaii Tsunami Warning Video Featured on Huffington Post

My Tsunami Warning video featured on Huffington Post. What an honor;

The other night I was enjoying so Sake at the Sake Shop Hawaii one of my favorite Nihonshu shopping stomps when I got a Tweetbot notification saying there was a seismic event neat Be that was going to cause a Tsunami to hit the coast of the Hawaiian Islands in a few hours. It seemed as if nobody else had heard the news and being unfortunately accustomed to these false alarms I don’t think many people cared.

Just to be certain I went outside and there were the sirens wailing the emergency warnings. Naturally I bought some sake and headed home to batten down the hatches. Much to my surprise the local police force was already shutting down the streets. I made it in the house and shot this video with my iPhone 5 and promptly posted it to my YouTube Channel

It was just a simple video describing how I was feeling about another slight necessary but overactive evacuation by our city officials. Mostly because as a DJ the big EPIC Halloween Party we had planned for our club was gonna be cancelled.

Surprisingly people were all over twitter so once i shared it I got a request to have my video featured on Huffington Post. What an honor; however, they do not give any link back love to my site. That’s kind of rude I think.

Any way just wanted to share this little anecdote with you.

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“What’s on My Computer?” – Podcast: Nonstop Tech Episode 17

Our newest Nonstop Tech Podcast entitled “What’s On My Computer?”, produced by the Nonstop Tech team.

In this episode we discuss, as always, our favorite tips and tricks. @Docrock, @TChaten, and @JeromeKoehler will also discuss some of the pertinent news in the tech ecosystem, share some of the items we use on our computer on a daily basis, watch Jerome forget his pick, and we show you a cool piece of hardware we just received!

A big mahalo to The Green House Innovation Hub for the awesome new studio location.

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Dollar Shave Club 4X – Unboxing

It’s true Dollar Shave Club Razors are Fucking Great. I finally got mine today and I am very impressed at the quality of these Razors.

I got he 4X as a test to see if I would like them and may think of upgrading them later to Executive. Ok the Costco reference is $46 bucks for a 16 pack and the Dollar Shave Club 4X if $6 per month just so you know.

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Tea Time: Jade Pouchong Oolong by The Tea Chest

In this edition of Tea Time I’ll be showing my buddy Derek Gabriel (@dsghi) founder and developer of Coffee Fetch the wonders of Jade Pouchong Oolong from The Tea Chest (@teachest).  I will show him proper water temps and the correct brewing methods and hopefully convert this coffee guy to a tea drinker.

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The Green House is Making Progress

Wow the last few weeks has been a wild ride. We were blessed with the opportunity to beta test our Green House concept via a Pop-Up Innovation Lounge during the “Nonstop Kakaako” block party. We have been planning The Green House for a few months now and it was time for the rubber to hit the road.

The just over 50o ft² space was coined the “Green House Innovation Lounge” and thanks to our community and the love and support we received we were asked to keep it open. Within two weeks we have outgrown that space so we’ve relocated right next door to a 1600 ft² space and are ready for you to come drop in, say hello and get some work done.


This is the first of many videos John and I will be doing to keep you updated as we grow The Green House Empire. Thanks to everyone who has shown us support so far. Happy Thanksgiving.

– Doc & John

Namesake Live Episode 1 [Podcast]

In this the inaugural edition of Namesake @DocRock and @JohnGarcia speak Inventor and Founder of Namesake.com @BrianNorgard. Joining us on the Talkcast are many special guest from the Namesake Community.

Namesake is the hottest new social tool on the web. This week there was a mini avalanche of new users sign up (mostly from Hawaii) and that sparked the automatic conversations about what Namesake is and how to make it safe from jerks, snake oil salesmen and make it thrive as a community. Listen in to get the answers.

To join us for next weeks show jump on over to The Talkshoe Namesake Live show page.

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To join Namesake jump to http://nmsk.co/iTMc4J and start a conversation


Douche Parking of The Week!

Ok so I skipped a few weeks of my photo series about the worst of the worst selfish douchebag parking infractions.

This weeks installment showcases this lovely gem of a fucktard who first bought a Nissan Sentra with pleather seats but then to protect his $14,000 investment he/she decided to park this POS sideways in the Target Parking lot. Hey, fucknugget it’s a muthafunking Sentra. I have a three weeks old Bimmer and I don’t park it crooked. I could buy three Sentras and have some cheddar left over for Target Shopping. Really?

Congratulations you are my Douche Parking Winner of the week!

Sake 101: Shichi Hon Yari “The Seven Spearsmen” Junmai Ginjo Tasting Notes

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Shichi Hon Yari “The Seven Spearsmen” Junmai Ginjo – Presentation Transcript

SHICHI HON YARI “Seven Spearsman” Junmai

Brewery: Tomita Shuzo Prefecture: Shiga Ricetype: Tamazakae Seimaibuai: 60% Alcohol Content: 15.5% Sake Meter Value: +4.0 Acidity: 1.8 Sake Name English: “Seven Spearsmen”

Tasting Notes This Junmai is crisp and light. After you get past the aroma of mushrooms and grassy tones you can really taste citrus (grapefruits) and melons. Very surprising flavors. This sake has the nose of earth, grass and mushrooms. Light Crisp Mouthfeel Complex but Clean Great Beginners Sake Serve Chilled or Hot

Talking Points Tomita Shuzo is one of the oldest and smallest brewerys of sake in Japan. Founded in the 1540s, only a brewmaster and two assistants produce every bottle. Recommended Dishes This sake is great with flavorful foods.

Sake 101: Taiheizan Tenko “Grand Mountain” Junmai Daiginjo Tasting Notes

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Taiheizan Tenko “Grand Mountain” Junmai Daiginjo – Presentation Transcript

  1. TAIHEIZAN TENKO “Grand Mountain” Junmai Dai Ginjo
  2. Brewery: Kodama Prefecture: Akita Ricetype: Yamadanishiki Seimaibuai: 60% Alcohol Content: 16% Sake Meter Value: +3.0 Acidity: 1.7 Sake Name English: Grand Mountain
  3. Tasting Notes This Junmai Dai Ginjo is full bodied in texture but is super smooth. You can tell this was created with the old school brewing method. Very creamy and balanced This sake has the nose of fresh fruit leaning towards star fruit and melons Ricey Smooth Mouthfeel Fruity Special Occasion or Every Day Serve Chilled
  4. Talking Points Taiheizan Tenko “Grand Mountain” is brewed using the Kimoto method which is one of the oldest and original methods of sake brewing. Very delicate and time consuming but creates much higher quality sake. Taiheizan has won over 5,000 gold medals Recommended Dishes This sake is a great pork and grilled meats. Can be served as a stand alone.

Sake 101: Meibo Yowano Tsuki Junmai Ginjo Tasting Notes

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Meibo Yowano Tsuki Junmai Ginjo – Presentation Transcript

  1. Meibo Yowano Tsuki Junmai Ginjo
  2. Brewery: Shibata Gomei Prefecture: Aichi Ricetype: Komekouji Seimaibuai: 55% Alcohol Content: 15.8% Sake Meter Value: +4.0 Acidity: 1.4 Sake Name English: Midnight Moon
  3. Tasting Notes This Junmai Ginjo (no alcohol added heavily polished) is light and smooth starting out with a fruity and nutty taste and smooths out with a crisp green apple finish This sake has the nose of white peaches, and apricots (stone fruits). Soft Crisp Mouthfeel Fruit Forward Easy Drinker Serve Chilled
  4. Talking Points Aichi Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the southeast of the Tokai region of in the center of Honshū. Aichi is shaped like a crab. Aichi is the home of Nagoya. Recommended Dishes This sake is a great pork and grilled meats. Can be served as a stand alone.

Watch the full Sake 101 Video Review