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Monday, September 22, 2014

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    The State of Hawaii was among the selected winners of two unique competitions for its innovative Web development work on the official website of the Aloha State, Hawaii.gov. The National Association of Government Web Professionals (NAGW), ... read more

Monday, September 15, 2014

  • Posted at 2:23 PM
    Patients in today's changing health care landscape are receiving primary and specialty care more frequently in an outpatient setting versus a hospital. In an effort to stay ahead of the curve and to ensure that patients continue to receive high quality medical care; Kaiser Permanente Hawaii announced today the launch of its new internal medicine residency program. The program's progressive curriculum will prepare physicians to practice more often in office, clinic and even virtual settings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "We are excited to offer ... read more

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

  • Posted at 10:11 AM
    Kingofcondos.net, one of the fastest growing real estate web sites in the country (Ranked #30,035 In U.S. by Alexa.com), has launched its luxury condo directory in Hawaii featuring the latest information on both new and existing luxury high rise condos for sale on the Island of Oahu. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144546 "We are excited to expand our business to the Hawaii condo market. Our recent increase in popularity is a step in or our journey to be the #1 destination for luxury condo buyers ... read more

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

  • AT&T Shares No. 1 Rank In Honolulu, HI --- HONOLULU, Aug. 19, 2014
    Posted at 10:00 AM
    A newly released report shows AT&T* wireless customers in Honolulu are enjoying a high performing local network. An independent mobile research and testing organization today named AT&T's wireless network tied for top honors. Seattle-based RootMetrics® ranked AT&T tied for highest for overall call, data and text network performance in Honolulu. The RootMetrics® wireless network performance study for Honolulu named AT&T tied for the overall RootMetrics RootScore® Award winner for its combination of call, text and mobile Internet performance.** The RootMetrics award ... read more

Monday, August 18, 2014

  • Posted at 10:00 PM
    RootMetrics today released its second U.S. State RootScore(®) Reports and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Hawaii. In addition to receiving the top award for overall network performance in Hawaii, Verizon Wireless also scored highest in the categories of: Reliability, Speed, Data, and Call performance. Verizon Wireless won or tied for the RootScore Overall Network Performance Award in 47 other states, and won more awards than any other provider for Overall Performance and in the categories ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Cyanotech Corporation (Nasdaq Capital Market: CYAN) has named Gerard “Gerry” Watts to fill a newly-created position as Chief Operations Officer, effective today. “With his expertise in profit and supply chain optimization, lean enterprise operations and organizational development, Gerry will ... read more

Monday, August 4, 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

  • Posted at 12:49 PM
    The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Business Registration Division (BREG) has launched an upgraded Business Entity List Builder website with a new, intuitive, mobile-friendly design. The Business Entity List Builder provides ... read more

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Hawaiian Airlines today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus to acquire six new A330-800neo aircraft starting in 2019, with rights to purchase an additional six aircraft as part of the carrier's vision to serve farther non-stop destinations from Hawai'i. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040827/LAF044LOGO The order replaces Hawaiian Airline's existing order for six A350XWB-800 aircraft, which were due for delivery from 2017. Hawaiian Airline's overall capital commitments will decrease in absolute terms and will be pushed further into the future. ... read more

Thursday, July 17, 2014

  • Posted at 4:44 PM
    Island Air has turned its newly designed website into an online destination. Launched on July 8, 2014, customers experience a simplified system for selecting and browsing flight information and vacation options. Its website design is a visually oriented layout that is optimized for browsing on tablet ... read more

Thursday, June 26, 2014

  • Posted at 7:14 AM
    The Interactive Media Awards™ (IMA) has named Hawaii Information Consortium (eHawaii.gov) as a Best in Class winner in the Government category for its work on Hawaii.gov, the official website of the Aloha State. The coveted award is the highest honor bestowed ... read more

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

  • Posted at 3:21 PM
    NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project plans to fly its rocket-powered, saucer-shaped landing technology test vehicle into near-space from the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) on Kauai, Hawaii later this week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA has identified five potential launch dates for the high-altitude balloon carrying the LDSD experiment: June 28, 29, 30, July 1 and 3. The launch window for Saturday, June 28 extends from 8:15--9:30 a.m. Hawaii Standard Time (2:15-3:30 p.m. EDT). The test will be carried live via UStream ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Dr. Michael Bennett MD, FACS, founder of The Retina Institute of Hawaii, has been named one of thirteen prestigious surgeons across the United States to conduct the procedure for the Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis System. The Argus II (also called the "bionic eye") is an implantable visual prosthetic and was selected in 2013 CNN's Top 10, Time Magazine's Best Inventions and in 2014 Cleveland Clinic's Top 10 Medical Innovations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/120799 Retina Institute is dedicated to patient care with the pursuit of ... read more

Friday, June 13, 2014

  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    For the second time this year, the Department of Veterans Affairs West Oahu Vet Center, in collaboration with Army OneSource Hawaii Behavioral Health Alliance, has joined in partnership with Young Brothers Ltd. to transport the Mobile Vet Center (MVC), this time to Kauai, to serve as a ... read more

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

  • Posted at 9:00 PM
    Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it has developed a prototype reference clock oscillator fabricated with standard CMOS technology that achieves the world’s highest class accuracy. Used to replace a conventional crystal oscillator, the new device will support the ... read more

Friday, June 6, 2014

  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    University of Hawai'i Community Colleges (UHCC) will be centralizing non-credit programing by implementing Destiny One across its seven campuses statewide. Destiny One, the enterprise software system by Destiny Solutions, provides a single platform to manage a diverse set of programs across numerous campuses. By standardizing operations with a single platform, UHCC gain economies of scale, improve business processes and increase transparency and visibility. At the same time, Destiny One is architected to empower each college to maintain its own ... read more

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    HONOLULU, June 4, 2014 Decision Research Corporation (DRC), a leading solutions provider to the property & casualty insurance industry, announced today that Darren Horn has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Horn will oversee the company's sales and marketing of DRC's GameChanger® solutions including GameChanger Suite, its end to end policy administration system, GameChanger Portal and mobile apps, and GameChanger Rating Enterprise for insurers writing personal, commercial, and specialty lines both ... read more

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

  • Posted at 3:48 AM
    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), the U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency successfully completed the first live fire test of Aegis Ashore, where the new land-based system safely launched and controlled a missile against a simulated target. The test demonstrated Aegis Ashore's ability to provide proven missile defense capabilities against a ballistic missile threat. The test, known as Aegis Ashore Control Test Vehicle-01 (AA CTV-01) flight test, is the first live fire event for the Aegis Ashore system at the Pacific ... read more
  • Aegis Ashore launches Standard Missile-3 for first time --- PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, May 21, 2014
    Posted at 3:46 AM
    The Missile Defense Agency conducted the first flight test of the Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 from the Aegis Ashore weapon system, which is designed to protect U.S. deployed and NATO forces in Europe from ballistic missile attack. The non-intercept scenario tested the safe launch and fly-out of an SM-3 Block IB against a simulated target; an intercept flight test is scheduled for next year. "The capability to deploy the SM-3 at sea and on land gives combatant commanders operational, deployment and ... read more

Monday, May 19, 2014