Media Matchup on HPR on April 13

NEW DATE: HAP member Gail Jennings of and the Podcast will join a panel of “new” and “traditional” media practitioners on Hawaii Public Radio’s weekly Town Square talk show, airing at 5 p.m. on KIPO 89.3FM on Thursday, April 13.

Writes fellow panelist and HAP co-founder Larry Geller: “Produced in a studio any podcaster would kill for, a bunch of us will see what happens when ‘traditional’ and ‘new’ media are thrown into a room and the door locked behind them.”

Larry and Gail will sit with Jerry Burris, editorial editor for the Honolulu Advertiser, Ian Lind, investigative reporter and blogger, and Town Square host Beth-Ann Kozlovich.

Tune in, and call in! The number is 941-3689 or (877) 941-3681 from outside Honolulu.

New Podcasts

The Hawaii Association of Podcasters welcomes three more podcasters. Check out a local radio DJ’s foray into podcasting, a video podcast (or vodcast) specializing in surfing, and a Vegas-based streaming Internet radio station.

  • Maleko & Flash — Room 301
    Maleko does the afternoon drive radio show on Clear Channel’s Star 101.9FM in Honolulu. Flash is with Wave Waikiki Promotions and Pussycat Projects. “Provocative, funny, innovative and entertaining content. Hear exclusive music from local and unsigned acts.”
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  • Tom Gaupp — Hawaii Surf Session Report Vodcast
    Daily surfing video podcast from Hawaii. Watersports action from all around Hawaii mixed with good music and packaged like a surf video.
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  • Aloha2Go
    “Bringing Island to you with real Hawaiian island style of kine of music.” Based in Las Vegas, and webcasting for over seven years.
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Podcasting in PBN

Hawaii is embracing a relatively new technology that is changing the way people get information. It’s called podcasting and it allows just about anyone to create his or her own Internet radio show… Unlike broadcasts, podcasts tend to have narrowly targeted audiences, which keeps listenership for each of them relatively low, says local Internet consultant Burt Lum. Podcasting’s advantage comes in numbers because anyone can create them.

Podcasting (Pacific Business News)

Podcasting at Telecom 2005

Join telecommunications industry leaders and educators from Hawaii and abroad tomorrow at Telecom 2005, the annual conference of the Hawaii Telecommunications Association. One of the sessions is entitled, “Podcasting – The Rising Star of the Internet Landscape.” Moderator Burt Lum leads Peter Kay, Roxanne Darling and Ryan Ozawa in a discussion about podcasting and its potential. The event takes place at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel.

UH-Manoa Offering ‘Podcast’ Class

Nowadays it is not unusual to take a class online, but imagine a “Podcast” class. It is only happening in a few places across the country with the University of Hawaii at Manoa being one of them. David Nickles’ Computer Science 101 class is Podcast so instead of books, his students bought Ipods. “What we are trying to, is put the technology in their hands and empower them,” said Nickles.

UH-Manoa Offering ‘Podcast’ Class (KITV)

October Updates

And just like that, it’s October, and we’ve entered the last quarter of a year that seems to have just flown by.

V. Brown of introduced us to, a podcast by “Dr. Trey” and “Jroq” that’s dedicated to the Hawai’i music industry, it’s players and it’s fans. They feature new music, interviews, news and reviews.

Gail at announces the results of “Burger Wars,” a four-month project to find the best burger in Honolulu. Listen to the podcast to see who made the cut… it’s probably not who you think!

Finally, Ryan of HawaiiUP has teamed up with his wife Jen to send out The Transmission, a spinoff podcast devoted entirely to ABC’s hit filmed-in-Hawaii television series, “Lost.”

Podcast demo, TV panel today

There are two great events in Honolulu today for anyone interested in podcasting.

At noon, Roxanne Darling and Shane Robinson of Bare Feet Studios will explain podcasting by recording and publishing a show during their presentation. “Podcasting: Step By Step” will be held at the University of Phoenix campus in downtown Honolulu, located inside Topa Financial Center (formerly Amfac) at 745 Fort Street.

Then, after dark, tune into PEG on Oceanic cable channel 55 for a friendly chat about podcasting on High Tech Hawaii, a weekly public access television show dedicated to technology issues in the islands. Peter Kay ( Todd Cochrane ( and Ryan Ozawa ( join host David Lassner to discuss podcasting’s history, hype, and real potential.