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By Maggie Shiels Technology Reporter, BBC News, Silicon Valley Google says users are becoming more sophisticated at search Web giant Google has unveiled new products that it says will push search in a new direction. Google is using so-called semantic web technology to leverage the underlying data on websites to enhance results. “The race in […]Continue Reading


Color plays an important role in society by affecting people’s purchasing decisions based on their personalities and/or the image that they want to convey. Through stimulating people’s senses, color determines conceptual intentions of products depending on people’s sensuous desires. Studies have confirmed that color influences decisions to purchase merchandise by grabbin g people’s attention. Although […]Continue Reading


Liquid Media recently launched a new website for Hawaiian Canoe Club. This probono project was truly a labor of love, as I am a member of the club and strongly stand by community support of cultural and youth programs. Our goal with this project was to capture the essence of the club in the design, […]Continue Reading


What is interest-based advertising and how will it benefit me? Interest-based advertising enables advertisers to reach users based on their interests (e.g. ‘sports enthusiasts’), and allows them to show ads based on a user’s previous interactions with them, such as visits to advertiser websites. To complement interest-based advertising, the Ads Preferences Manager lets users view […]Continue Reading


I have been receiving quite a few calls regarding Hawaiian Telcom Premium Clicks, which is a Search Engine Advertising product provided by Hawaiian Telcom Yellow Pages. The first question i get is usually; “is it worth it?” then “Should I do it” and often “I just signed up, was that the right decision?”. First off, […]Continue Reading


Just because you have a #1  listing on Google does not mean you have reached the pinnacle of your industry, or maybe it does?  I have been doing business as a Information Resource consultant since 2002 and I have been fortunate to work alongside some great designers, programmers and professionals here on Maui. This is […]Continue Reading


No matter your political views, today was exciting. I couldn’t help but feel a new era has begun, one that included my generation, my decisions, my business and my home. Being raised in Brazil, and spending most of my teenage years in Japan, I always felt a bit disconnected from US politics. Obama not only […]Continue Reading


If you live Maui you drive by (or on) a giant mountain everyday, Hale’akala. We stop periodically to admire the auspicious presence and feel the mana cascade from it’s slopes. Visitors make the drive up everyday in the dark and cold mornings to watch the sunrise -something I have never done. Sunsets however, from the […]Continue Reading


If you would like to join in on the festivities at the First Annual Ko`ie`ie Fishpond Fun Run on January 3rd at 7:00 a.m. in Kihei, then fill out the attached registration form and submit it by December 29th! Or, if you’d rather volunteer to help that morning, then call Joylynn Paman at 359-1172 or […]Continue Reading


2009 already? Yes sir. Let’s take a bold approach to this new year. Start by assessing the market, more specifically your customer. We are in a time of change, so adapting to customers needs is what will set you apart from your competition and keep you in business. Talk to your customers, look at your […]Continue Reading