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Archive for August, 2008

Finally, back to normal

Posted by delta on 22nd August 2008

The knee is fine – thanks (EVERYONE) for asking/bugging/advising me about it. All is back to normal – luckily I had two weeks off to heal.

Had a big job last week at the MACC, and another decent one this week (which ends Monday). Just preppin’ all the signage for the Mercedes-Benz Championship setup in December…

The iPhone is great! I do everything (including writing this post) with it…

I keep getting emails from those who knew me long ago as per what my look is now.  Well, I still shave my head, but the “Goat” is gone (my oldest didn’t like it when she was a baby, when I went to kiss her she would pull away, so away went the goat).  I go between two looks right now – basically I go from the clean guy here to the scruffy one in 10 days flat…

And, “Yes”, of course these photos were taken with the new iPhone! I told you, I do everything with it!

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Ho’Omana’O @ MACC

Posted by delta on 17th August 2008

This was a fundraiser for Mana’o Radio – Cathy Collins – that happened tonight…

It was actually pretty incredible.  6 local acts.  Erick Gilliom was the last before break, Willie K was the end of the show…

The highlite of the night was when Willie came out singing opera.  He did it as a joke, but he sounded incredible!  So much talent in that guy!  Even on a bad night, he’s no ka oi!

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Maui Calls @ MACC

Posted by delta on 16th August 2008

Finally got to setup a show in the new venue – “On The Lawn”…

I should have taken a few pics of this thing but from the 12th to the 15th I had no time.  The setup was suppose to be a few 4 hr calls, but since we’d never setup out there it ended up taking 3 1/2 days (if you saw pics you would understand why – it was quite a setup)…

Nuff Said was the entertainment.  I hadn’t seen any of those guys for 5+ years, it was like a reunion.  They really kicked butt; surprised the hell out of me by playing songs other than their own, and doing it well!  I was the Stage Manager/A2 for the actual show itself…

I really had a good time doing this thing – worked my butt off and had a great time doing it!

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