Honolulu City Lights

The City and County of Honolulu is currently underway with a program to replace all the orange glow high-pressure sodium street lights with new, efficient, bright bluish-white LED street lights. Bravo, it’s about time! Some are lamenting and opposing this change, saying it is going to change the look of “Honolulu City Lights,” which they…

Destroying Diabetes – ‘We’ll See,’ Said The Doctor’s

[I wrote this article for HMSA’s Island Scene magazine. It won’t be published until Oct., so I was given permission to post an advance copy, here. Mahalo Lisa!] On Feb. 10, I went to the doctor’s complaining about shingles which had lingered since the previous Nov. Physician’s Assistant (PA) Shey puzzled over why the infection…

Fanny Guitarist June Millington In Honolulu

Pioneering Woman In Rock June Millington To Play Honolulu Benefit Show FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Apr 5, 2016 Download a PDF version of this release Download a PDF of the concert poster Honolulu, Hawaii – June Millington, “one of the hottest female guitarists in the industry,” (Guitar Player Magazine) is proud to announce a one-night performance…

Flipping the Switch

After nearly 20 years with AT&T, I switched to T-Mobile By Blaine Fergerstrom Nov. 2015 – There, I went and did it. It was hard leaving a comfortable spot, but a man reaches a point where something has got to be done, and, well, I went and did it! After nearly 20 years paying the…

A Blind Date…With Booga Booga!

A Blind Date…With Booga Booga! By Blaine Fergerstrom, 2016 In August 1976, I had just been honorably discharged after four years in the Navy and almost three years of living on the mainland. I had missed much of the “Hawaiian Renaissance” which had been going on here in my absence. I had assimilated well during…

Boot Camp Graduation 1972

This photo was taken on boot camp graduation day, 1972, Naval Training Center, San Diego, CA. Reynaldo Garcia on the left and Blaine Fergerstrom on the right. Rey was a super-good dude from L.A. I never heard from him again. frown emoticon (Hey Rey, if you’re out there, I think of you from time to…