The Bird of Paradise, a relative of the banana plant, got its name from the beautiful flower resembling a brightly colored bird in flight
The Bird of Paradise 
At one time, I thought I might have a website with Hawaii-related news. 808 is Hawaii's area code. But, a Modem Site is what I wound up publishing, and became the home of what is now

808 is the area code for the State of Hawaii (one of a handful of states that have only 1 area code). I may sell the and domains soon - contact me if you have an interest. 

Hawaii weather is perfect year 'round
Click for Kailua Kona, Hawaii Forecast

               v.Richard's Modem sites:
(Formerly 56k= v.Unreliable)

This popular site is designed to help you get the best dial-up Internet Connectivity with today's 56k V.92/V.90/K56Flex/x2 modems. Its loaded with hundreds of pages of information, troubleshooting and help for modems. Download area with modem drivers and utilities.

Moderated Q&A about 56k modems.

PLEASE NOTE: I'm changing hosting service for my websites, so there may be some things that don't work properly.... There will be updates soon!

TOOLS FOR WEBMASTERS: Over the years, I've written some code for my website that you might be able to use:

  ASP Hyperlink Tracker
For webs on ASP servers:
Lets you track clicks on your external hyperlinks and banners.

404 ASP Tracker
Logs requests for missing pages or images.

IIS Server Outages
Log Virtual web server outages.

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