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Local Talk: In Search of Real News in 2017

Local Talk: In Search of Real News in 2017

Whether we receive our news from the traditional sources, newspapers, television, radio; or from the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, web sites and similar social media tools; what has become evident is that our search for the truth in a field of information has been like walking through landscapes with hidden fields of quicksand! We […]

Local Talk: Droptech’s Got Us Covered

Local Talk: Droptech’s Got Us Covered

Three lucky HMAUS members drew lucky numbers and received Droptech covers for their iOS devices. Gumdrop Cases donated three of their durable covers to us to show and give away at Doctor Kokua’s Sunday HI Touch Learning Clinic. Terrence Young started the morning by showing videos from Gumdrop Cases which demonstrated laptops and iPads being […]

Doctor Kokua – Can my Mac get a Virus?

Apple logo with virus monster image

Macs can’t get viruses. True or False? Have you ever seen one on your Apple computer? Not in the whole time you’ve used one? Count your blessings. So once again — Macs can’t get viruses. The truth is, while it is not as easy to contract a digital disease on a Mac as it is […]

Today is World Backup Day!

Tomorrow is April 1…   But you still have time…   Today, March 31, is World Backup Day — Do you know where your data is?   Make The World Backup Day Pledge: “I solemnly swear to backup my important documents and precious memories on March 31st”   The least you can do is: — Plug […]

Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Swift Be My Playground

Swift Playground logo

By Frank Petrie Opening Apple’s recent event for the new MacbookPro, they started the program off with a video showing how Apple can help the disabled to be as productive as anyone else. To drive the point home, the video was created by the person with a neuro-muscular disease in the opening and closing shots! […]

Food, Fotos and Fun

Honolulu City Lights exhibit photo

** IMPORTANT ** Yesterday’s workshop was rescheduled to next week Wednesday, December 14, due to poor weather conditions. We hope you will join us on the Photo Walk. Join us for some Food, Fotos and Fun on December 14 for a year end Imagemakers Workshop on a Honolulu City Lights Photo Walk. Let’s learn how […]

Upcoming Events

Oct
7
Sat
9:00 am HI TLC – Preparing Media for Mac... @ Nuuanu Baptist Church - Big Room
HI TLC – Preparing Media for Mac... @ Nuuanu Baptist Church - Big Room
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
This HI TLC session will be devoted to getting our creative work ready for presentation at Mactoberfest. If you need help preparing your video, photos, art, or music, for the MacAcademy Awards, come to HI[...]
Oct
14
Sat
8:45 am Mactoberfest 2017 @ Dave & Buster's - Ward Center (Pa'ina Hale)
Mactoberfest 2017 @ Dave & Buster's - Ward Center (Pa'ina Hale)
Oct 14 @ 8:45 am – 2:00 pm
Meet us at Dave & Buster’s in booming downtown Kakaako for our final big event of 2017. On the program: Joe Kissell — Anticipating the latest Apple technology; our expectations and misconceptions. Kelly Guimont. — Automating All[...]

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