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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    New streamlined, accelerated website encourages visitors to complete reservations on their smartphone device. WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HI, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Customers ready to book their next stay in paradise will find decision-making and booking easier than ever by using the new Outrigger Hotels and Resorts smartphone-optimized website powered by Mobify. The mobile website provides up-to-date property information, packages and special offers for 35 Outrigger properties across Asia-Pacific, Oceania and the Indian Ocean, and allows Outrigger's mobile customers, who represent nearly ... read more

Monday, April 14, 2014

  • Local Hawaii Doctor Acquires and Expands Dermatology Practice --- KAPOLEI, OAHU, Hawaii, April 14, 2014
    Posted at 10:31 AM
    Established dermatologist, Dr. Alex S. Carcamo MD, is solidifying his professional services to the communities of Oahu with the purchase of an existing national medical group and the re-opening of their Kapolei office. Dr. Carcamo recently completed the acquisition with the goal of providing the highest quality of dermatologic care on Oahu. The Kapolei office will be providing much needed dermatological care to the communities of West Oahu with the re-opening scheduled for Monday, April 14(th). "My mission ... read more

Thursday, April 3, 2014

  • Posted at 4:26 AM
    It has taken years, plus Edward Snowden's leaked intelligence, for award-winning author and filmmaker, Dr. Leonard Horowitz, to reconcile the destruction of his family and companies by secret agents of Western intelligence competing for control over the medical paradigm, natural healing industries, and consumers' minds, a story now unfolding on Vimeo's Revolution Television Channel. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140403/MN97438) The monumental newscast evidences the shocking saga of this world-leading naturopathic doctor, most prolific vaccine industry whistleblower, and Harvard University trained public health behavioral science ... read more

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device R&D services company with operations in China and the United States, and TruTag Technologies, Inc., developer of the leading edible, covert security platform to address the global product counterfeiting challenge, today announced that WuXi Corporate Venture Fund has made an investment in TruTag. In addition, WuXi and TruTag will explore collaborations to offer WuXi's global customers the TruTag on-dose authentication solution to help prevent counterfeiting and to ... read more

Thursday, March 20, 2014

  • X-Ray System Donation Will Aid Monk Seals --- KAPAA, Hawaii, March 20, 2014
    Posted at 4:01 PM
    The Lawrence Bowman Family Foundation is excited to announce the donation of a $135,000 Vet Rocket portable x-ray system to the Marine Mammal Center. This is the latest significant gift from Falko Partners and the Bowman Family Foundation in their campaign to protect the Hawaiian monk seal from extinction. "We've committed nearly ten years and over $500,000 to saving monk seals, and we'll continue to help however we can," says Larry Bowman. "This exciting project is the culmination of a ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    The Department of Veterans Affairs West Oahu Vet Center in collaboration with Army OneSource Hawaii Behavioral Health Alliance partnered with the Young Brother’s Ltd to have the Mobile Vet Center (MVC) shipped to Maui. VA Mobile Vet Center to provide Veteran services on Maui courtesy of West Oahu Vet Center, ... read more

Thursday, March 13, 2014

  • USS Arizona Memorial Commemorated on Stamp --- HONOLULU, March 13, 2014
    Posted at 9:50 AM
    The U.S. Postal Service today honored the tranquil shrine that pays tribute to the 1,177 sailors aboard the USS Arizona who lost their lives Dec. 7, 1941, with the dedication of a Priority Mail Express $19.99 stamp. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/DC83043 "Today, nearly 100 years to the day that the Navy laid the keel to begin construction of the Arizona, we gather to pay tribute to its final resting spot," said U.S. Postal Service Information Technology Vice President John Edgar in dedicating the stamp. "Not ... read more

Thursday, March 6, 2014

  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    AT&T* has invested more than $130 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Hawaii between 2011 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120612/DA23287LOGO Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP), a three-year investment plan to expand and enhance its wireless and wired IP broadband networks, AT&T in 2013 made 122 network upgrades in Hawaii, including new cell sites and addition of wireless and wired network capacity. ... read more

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    The Department of Defense, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, has awarded Hawaii Biotech, Inc., a contract to continue developing drugs to block botulinum toxin, the toxin that causes the life-threatening disease, botulism. There is no therapeutic drug currently available for the treatment of botulism. The award has a first-year period of performance through early 2014, followed by three option years with a total contract value of approximately $5.5 million. "This contract, in addition to the $7.4 million grant for an anti-anthrax drug, demonstrates ... read more

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

  • Posted at 5:08 AM
    TruTag Technologies, Hawaii-based innovator of an edible security platform that addresses the trillion-dollar global counterfeit problem, has been named a 2014 Edison Award Finalist. http://www.multivu.com/assets/65835/photos/65835-trutag-edible-code-md.jpg To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65835-trutag-technologies-selected-edison-awards-finalist-counterfeit-problem Vetted by over 3,000 professionals from the fields of product development, design, engineering, science, marketing and education, TruTag Technologies shares the honor with past winners that include household names like Apple, Johnson & Johnson, Lenovo, 3M, and Sony Electronics. TruTag microtags ("TruTags(®)") are inert, edible, and can ... read more

Thursday, February 13, 2014

  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    First Wind, an independent U.S.-based renewable energy company with wind projects in Hawaii, today announced that the Kahuku Wind project on the North Shore of O‘ahu is back online at full capacity. Following a battery facility fire that suspended operations in August of 2012, First ... read more
  • Posted at 6:11 AM
    Kihei, a small town on Hawaii's Maui Island, is the USA's most expensive destination this upcoming Presidents' Day weekend, based on the cost of its lodging. This finding was uncovered by the latest survey conducted by CheapHotels.org, which compared U.S. destinations according to their hotels rates for the period spanning February 14 to February 17 (Presidents' Day). In Kihei, located on Maui's southwest shore, travelers will have to spend $416 per night for the most affordable double room. Runners up according ... read more

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded Hawaii Biotech, Inc. a grant to continue the development of anthrax anti-toxin drugs. The small molecule inhibitors under development block anthrax lethal toxin. The award has a first-year period of performance, through Q1 2014, valued at $1.1 million. The grant for the full five-year period equals $7.4 million. Under this award, the Hawaii Biotech team will continue screening potent anti-toxin small ... read more

Thursday, January 30, 2014

  • Posted at 11:19 AM
    The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs' (DCCA) Insurance Division has launched a mobile device-compatible Insurance Licensing Search at https://insurance.ehawaii.gov/hils/. The webpage is redesigned to be mobile-first responsive and accessible to individuals with an Internet browser on their mobile device. ... read more

Monday, January 20, 2014

  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Telstra Global has increased its global Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network reach in Western Europe and American Midwest with the launch of new Points-of-Presence (PoPs) in Frankfurt, Paris, Amsterdam and Chicago. Bernadette Noujaim Baldwin, Telstra Global's Head of Connectivity and Platforms Portfolio said the addition of these latest sites provide customers with access to more than 1,900 PoPs worldwide across more than 230 countries and territories, including 377 PoPs in Europe and 341 PoPs in the United States (US). "Directly connected ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the global data center and colocation company, provided an update today regarding its connectivity initiatives in conjunction with its participation in this week's Pacific Telecommunications Council Conference (PTC '14) in Honolulu, Hawaii, January 19 - 22, 2014. Digital Realty Vice President of Connectivity John Sarkis commented, "Since our initial launch of the Digital Open Internet Exchange in August 2013, we have made significant progress in creating a truly open internet exchange environment. The announcement of ... read more

Sunday, January 19, 2014

  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) and Telstra today announced the upgrade of multiple ultra-long haul submarine cable routes, optimizing capacity and providing scalability and reliability on key routes of Telstra's network. The Infinera Intelligent Transport Network will enable Telstra to quickly deploy 10G, 40G and 100G Ethernet and OTN services on: -- Telstra Endeavour - a 9,124 kilometers submarine cable connecting Sydney and Hawaii; -- Telstra's Designated Fiber ... read more

Monday, January 13, 2014

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR), recently launched a new look and mobile-friendly design for their online Freshwater Game Fishing License application. This service allows Hawaii residents and non-residents to purchase a license ... read more

Wednesday, January 8, 2014