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UH coaches and the search for a new athletic director

Some people are saying the search for a new University of Hawaii athletic director has been tainted by more than 40 UH coaches signing a letter urging that the position be awarded to acting AD Rockne Freitas. But in one sense the opposite is true. If a majority of UH…

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What are the alternatives to Google? Search me….

On the air I mentioned the anniversary of the founding of Google in 1998 and remarked that I used to use search engines like Excite and Dogpile but had no idea if they were still active, and Ben Gutierrez replied that we could google for them to see. When I…

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Why some visitors are better than others

Hawaii hotel room revenue topped $310 million in July, the best July the state ever had for this particular metric, Hospitality Advisors LLC reported Tuesday morning. The bottom line was 18% better than July 2011, and that’s just room revenue, not including restaurants and retail, room service and spas. Hospitality…

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What should Obama or Romney do about the economy next year?

Political strategists, who don’t know any more about economics than the rest of us, do know this: when the economy is bad, blaming it on the imcumbent can put the challenger into office. Barack Obama campaigned successfully against White House economic policies. Now Mitt Romney is mounting a similar campaign…