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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Thursday, June 30, 2011

  • Posted at 4:50 AM
    The Maui GPS Tour Guide is a virtual tour guide that talks to vacationers as they drive around Maui. Using the GPS built into the iPhone or iPad 3G, the Tour Guide knows exactly where travelers are and alerts them to hidden beaches, scenic attractions and hikes, and also tells them about the island's history, geography and unique plants and animals. The Maui GPS Tour Guide is the first iPhone application of its kind available to Maui visitors. "Imagine having a ... read more

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

  • Posted at 12:16 PM
    First Wind, an independent U.S.-based wind energy company, and its partner Makani Nui Associates, today commemorated the five-year anniversary of successful commercial operations of their 30 MW Maui-based Kaheawa Wind Power I (KWP I) project. As Maui’s first utility-scale wind project, KWP ... read more
  • Posted at 12:08 PM
    Castle Resorts & Hotels is pleased to announce the following addition to its management team. Steve Woods has been appointed Corporate Director of eCommerce. In his new role, Mr. Woods will be responsible for further growing Castle's eCommerce business globally which has been identified as a key strategic priority for the Company over the next five years. He will be responsible for managing Castle's web direct channel, and will oversee the strategic development and management of eCommerce initiatives ... read more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Verizon Wireless announced today that it is bringing the world's first large-scale 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to Honolulu on July 21. Residents in areas such as Honolulu, Waikiki, Hawaii Kai, Aiea, Pearl City, Waipahu, Ewa Beach, Kapolei, Mililani, Waipio, Kaneohe, Kailua, Waialua, and Haleiwa with 4G LTE smartphones, laptop modems and hotspots will be able to take advantage of speeds up to 10 times faster than the company's 3G network. "We are proud to help ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Verizon Wireless announced today that it is bringing the world's first large-scale 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to Hilo on July 21. Residents in areas such as Hilo, Keaau, Mountain View, and Pahoa with 4G LTE smartphones, laptop modems and hotspots will be able to take advantage of speeds up to 10 times faster than the company's 3G network. "We are proud to help lead the Big Island of Hawaii into the 4G LTE wireless broadband ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Verizon Wireless announced today that it is bringing the world's first large-scale 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to Kahului-Lahaina on July 21. Residents in areas such as Kahului, Wailuku, Kihei, Wailea, Makena, Lahaina, Kaanapali, Napili, and Kapalua with 4G LTE smartphones, laptop modems and hotspots will be able to take advantage of speeds up to 10 times faster than the company's 3G network. "We are proud to help lead Maui into the 4G LTE wireless broadband world, helping residents, ... read more

Thursday, June 2, 2011

  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has received the inaugural Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Quality Award. This award recognizes Kaiser Permanente's achievement of a 5-star rating on the PQA measures of medication safety that are included in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Star Rating Program. "This award is truly unique because it uses publicly available quality data from CMS," said Laura Cranston, PQA's Executive Director. "Therefore, plans don't have to be nominated, they simply have to perform exceptionally ... read more

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

  • Posted at 5:19 PM
    Verizon Wireless announced today the activation of a new cell site in Waikiki which will make calling, downloading applications and surfing the Internet on the provider's 3G network easier and faster for Honolulu residents and visitors. The site expands 3G wireless coverage and voice and data capacity in Waikiki, in the areas of Ala Wai Boulevard to Saratoga Road and from Kalia Road to Hobron Lane. Verizon Wireless' ongoing network investment in Hawai'i now totals more than $254 million, including $40 ... read more
  • Posted at 5:03 PM
    Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless 3G network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers in Kailua Kona and the Hualalai area on the Big Island of Hawai'i, thanks to a new cell site. The site expands 3G wireless coverage, and voice and data capacity in Kailua Kona town. The company's ongoing network investment in Hawai'i now totals more than $254 million, including $40 million in 2010. Since the company was formed, Verizon ... read more

Monday, May 23, 2011

Monday, May 16, 2011

  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. (OTC: HWLT.PK) reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31(1). The highlights are as follows: Revenue totaled $98.5 million, resulting in Adjusted EBITDA(2) ... read more

Sunday, May 15, 2011

  • Posted at 9:30 AM
    A study presented today at the American Psychiatric Association's annual meeting suggests that sleep disturbances like obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), excessive awakening and insomnia, may be a normal result of combat experience, rather than a symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), major depression or other psychiatric conditions. The retrospective study, which will be published this summer as "Sleep Disruption Among Returning Combat Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan" in the peer-reviewed journal Military Medicine, examined the electronic ... read more

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    The Hawaii Workforce Development Council, the Hawaii Department of Education and the University of Hawaii System today announce a partnership with ConnectEDU, Inc., (www.connectedu.com), the leader in developing web-based college and career access solutions. ConnectEDU will collaborate with the State of Hawaii to develop the first statewide college- and career-planning web portal that utilizes student academic performance data. Portal users will gain access to innovative tools that support student performance and make the college application process more efficient, such ... read more

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

  • Posted at 6:27 AM
    The Hawaii Workforce Development Council, the Hawaii Department of Education and the University of Hawaii System today announce a partnership with ConnectEDU, Inc., (www.connectedu.com), the leader in developing web-based college and career access solutions. ConnectEDU will collaborate with the State of Hawaii to develop the first statewide college- and career-planning web portal that utilizes student academic performance data. Portal users will gain access to innovative tools that support student performance and make the college application process more efficient, such ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been selected to help the U.S. Navy develop technologies that will accelerate the ability of military, government, and civilian agencies to respond more effectively to natural and man-made disasters. The Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to support U.S. Marine Corps, Pacific, in developing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief technologies. This two year effort is valued at $1.9 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b) "We are excited to work ... read more

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

  • Posted at 3:00 PM
    Referentia Systems, an award-winning advanced cybersecurity solutions leader headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, announced today the opening of its new Cyber Collaboration Center which will focus on cybersecurity initiatives critical for advancing the Defense, Energy, Healthcare, Transportation, and Financial sectors and other national critical ... read more