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Thursday, December 19, 2013

  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Holiday travelers who need a rental car in Hawaii to get home for Christmas will find securing one an expensive proposition. According to a new survey from, rental car rates have risen strongly in Honolulu for the holidays, and they have exploded in Kauai and Maui. The survey specifically examined the car rental rates of 30 popular U.S. destinations over the Christmas period spanning December 23-27. When the results were tabulated, Hawaii took three of the top four spots. In ... read more
  • ILOA To Participate In China Chang'e-3 Moon Mission --- KAMUELA, Hawaii, Dec. 19, 2013
    Posted at 5:00 AM
    International Lunar Observatory Association is participating in the Chang'e-3 Moon lander mission. This great feat of engineering is the first Moon landing in almost 40 years, and could very well, with a rising tide of interest and imperative for lunar development, mark the beginning of permanent operations on the Moon. (Photo: The International Lunar Observatory Association has Memoranda of Understanding with China National Space Administration (CNSA) and the National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC) to exchange observation time ... read more

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

  • Posted at 7:00 PM
    Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that it has begun operations on the demonstration site for the Japan-U.S. Island Grid Project on Maui Island, Hawaii, in collaboration with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (“NEDO”), Mizuho ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    EV Stations Hawaii was recently recognized as the Best Energy Mobile Application of 2013 by the Web Marketing Association in its annual MobileWebAwards competition. The Hawaii State Energy Office partnered with the Hawaii Information Consortium, LLC (HIC) and Honolulu ... read more

Monday, December 16, 2013

  • Posted at 3:07 PM
    Hitachi, Ltd.: What: The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) and Hitachi, Ltd. have been conducting a Smart Grid Project in Hawaii since October 2011. A joint undertaking by the U.S. and Japan, the full-scale project demonstration ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    The recent U.S. strategic pivot toward the Pacific has placed that region at the forefront of change in the military. Where in the recent past activities in the area of responsibility (AOR) for the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) defined military needs, now the requirements for the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) are emerging as the leading edge of the defense technology sword. (Logo: That trend was clearly visible in discussions at AFCEA's TechNet Asia-Pacific 2013 in Honolulu. Speakers included Adm. Harry ... read more

Friday, November 22, 2013

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Monday, November 4, 2013

  • Posted at 6:54 AM
    Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor today announced the appointment of Elissa Lines as National Campaign Executive Director to lead a nationwide campaign to secure financial support for the Museum's expansion. The Museum's master plan calls for the restoration of two additional historic hangars on Ford Island, aircraft acquisition, and significant exhibit preparation to portray the important contribution of aviation in the Pacific region. (Photo: ) (Photo: ) Elissa Lines has been a part of the leadership team for the ... read more

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Monday, October 21, 2013

  • Posted at 5:54 AM
    For the second time, Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) is being recognized nationally as a leader in best serving its citizens through online services. The Center for Digital Government announced the Hawaii Electronic Marriage and Civil Union Registration System (EMRS) as a ... read more

Friday, October 18, 2013

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) was recently recognized by the Center for Digital Government for its effort in maintaining sustainable fisheries with an electronic fishing trip reporting system. The Commercial Marine License Fishing Trip Report System ... read more

Friday, October 4, 2013

  • Posted at 4:02 AM
    The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team successfully intercepted a threat representative, medium-range, separating ballistic missile target using the second generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) weapon system and SM-3 Block IB guided missile. By successfully launching, tracking, and engaging the newest medium-range ballistic missile target configuration during this operational test, known as Flight Test - Standard Missile-22 (FTM-22), Aegis BMD continued to demonstrate its capabilities to defend against the world's increasingly sophisticated ballistic ... read more
  • Posted at 3:56 AM
    In a Missile Defense Agency test, the U.S. Navy fired a Standard Missile-3 Block IB, made by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), from the USS Lake Erie. The SM-3 eliminated the medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) target at the highest altitude of any test to date. "The next-generation SM-3 proved itself against a medium-range ballistic missile target at the highest altitude of any previous test. We remain on track to deliver this critical capability in time for a 2015 deployment in support of ... read more

Friday, September 27, 2013

  • Posted at 8:18 PM
    Rent-A-Center Manager Robyn Idemoto and her three-person sales team are pleased to offer residents of Kihei an additional option when it comes to acquiring ownership of high-quality furniture, appliances, electronics and computers. “We’re very excited to be here in ... read more