Aloha A Hui Hou!

Lots of changes recently in my life. One of them is my recent move back to Hawaii. I moved back to Honolulu in November. Missed the ocean, the beach, the beauty, the weather, the culture, the people, and my church. Also missed being in such a dense area where I can walk everywhere, or even […]

Song of the week

I heard this song about 2 months ago. Been growing on me ever since. You’ll probably start hearing it all over the place soon. Enjoy Artist: Bastille Title: Pompeii

Porsche Cayman Front Mesh

Latest mod for me was switching out the round halogen fog lights in the front bumper with LED SPARS. I also took it a bit further and made custom mesh grills to install on the lower portion. These are on a 2006 Porsche Cayman S in Arctic Silver. Take a look and let me know […]

Sunsets in Hawaii

Here’s a sample of some of my photos of sunsets in Hawaii. Most of these were taken on Oahu, with some from Maui as well.


I’ve been a pro photographer for about 8yrs now. I picked up my first serious camera and got the bug over 10yrs ago. I was living in downtown Chicago at the time. My favorite thing to do was walk around at night with my tripod and do night shots of the city. I later found […]

Rear Mesh Grill DIY

Today I completed my rear mesh grill DIY project. I bought diamond mesh gutter guards from Home Depot. Then used black coated wire to tie them to the underside of the rear bumper after I Dremel’ed small holes to pass the wire through. Parts used: 6″x36″ gutter guard – $2.50 Black coated wire – $1 […]

2006 Porsche Cayman S

I finally got one of my dream cars. A 2006 Porsche Cayman S. Arctic Silver. 36k miles. Full Leather Cocoa Interior. Immaculate condition. If you’ve never driven a Porsche before you are missing out. It’s truly a special car. It handles like no other. The amazing part about this high performance car, is that it […]

Music Hall mmf2.2 Turntable

This is my first turntable / record player. The beautifully sleek, modern,┬áMusic Hall mmf2.2 The main details as follows: The music hall mmf-2.2 turntable is a two speed belt driven audiophile turntable at a budget price. The construction of the mmf-2.2 has been simplified to focus on the critical music making components; the main bearing, […]

Tube Audio Design TAD-60 Amp

You can read the history on Tube Audio Design in my TAD-150 Preamp post. This is the amp that pairs with it. The cool thing about this amp is that it can be used as a standalone integrated amp if you need it to. With 1 input, if you move the volume button all the […]

Tube Audio Design TAD-150 Preamp

Let’s start with one of my main passions. Audio! You could call me an audiophile. I’m in pursuit of reproducing a record or CD in the way it was intended/recorded. I was turned onto tube gear about 11yrs ago, and don’t think i’ll ever turn back to solid state. There’s just something special about a […]