New: Podcasts

Please give a hearty, hungry welcome to Gail and the Podcast. is an online food magazine for people in Hawaii who love to eat. Tune in for recipes, restaurant news, reviews and interviews! Today’s debut episode features a chat with Keoni Chang, corporate chef for Foodland Supermarkets, an introduction to new restaurants Hapa Grill and Poke Stop, and a recipe for E&G Asian Corn Fritters with Hot Chili Dipping Sauce. Yum!

KHVH picks up podcasting

Clear Channel Radio Hawaii is the first media company in Hawaii to launch “podcasting.” The public can now easily download free one-hour portions of the KHVH Rick Hamada and Mike Buck Shows and Clear Channel’s weekly public affairs program “Community Matters.” Simply visit, follow the link to Town Podcast and follow the instructions to download any of the selections. Continue reading KHVH picks up podcasting

Mainstream Media Is Tuning In to ‘Podcasting’

“We invented podcasting,” said Todd Cochrane, who hosts his own podcast known as “Geek News Central” out of his home in Honolulu. “The people who are coming in now are jumping over the fence and joining the party. It’s funny how Apple is so focused on the commercial shows and how little they are emphasizing the grass-roots side of podcasting.”

Mainstream Media Is Tuning In to ‘Podcasting’ (Washington Post)

UPDATE: Todd clarifies his comments here.

New: The Literate Loser

The Hawaii Association of Podcasters welcomes Mitchell K. Dwyer to the island podcasting `ohana with The Literate Loser, a book-based show that features readings, recommendations, and the occasional personal update (“the loser portion,” as he explains in his debut podcast).

Mitchell is a teacher at ASSETS School, and a life-long lover of literature and language. He is a contributor to Hawaii Metroblogging and, and keeps a personal online journal at Chalkdust.

Podcast Presentations

Tuesday, July 12 was a busy day for podcasting in the islands. Todd Cochrane of got things off to an early start with an appearance on the KHON morning news. A few hours later, he was at the University of Phoenix downtown giving an hour-long lunchtime presentation on podcasting (based on his book, Podcasting: The Do It Yourself Guide). He’s likely going to post the audio of his talk on his website later this week.

Then, as night fell, Peter Kay of and Your Computer Minute shared his take on the podcasting phenomenon, and the opportunities it presents, as part of the Cyberpizza series of talks. He’s already posted the audio from his presentation here.