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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

  • Posted at 8:00 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 12:30 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 8:00 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 4:45 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 4:00 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 2:48 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 2:46 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

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

  • Posted at 8:58 AM
    The Kona Cacao Association, Inc. recently held its third annual Big Island Chocolate Festival at the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii on the Kohala Coast of Hawaii Island--the purpose of the festival being to provide an educational and outreach opportunity for local cacao farmers, the hospitality industry and cacao enthusiasts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87642 The Festival encompasses demonstrations, a student chef competition, a professionally judged taste-off competition, and fundraisers--proceeds currently split between the Kona Pacific Public Charter School and the "Equip the Kitchen" campaign for the new ... read more

Monday, April 28, 2014

  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    BAE Systems has received a multi-ship, multi-option (MSMO) contract from the U.S. Navy to repair, maintain, and modernize nine destroyers and cruisers, either homeported in or visiting Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. BAE Systems will repair, maintain, and modernize nine U.S. Navy destroyers and cruisers in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Photo: U.S. Navy) ... read more

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • AT&T 4G LTE Available in Maui --- MAUI, Hawaii, April 23, 2014
    Posted at 8:01 PM
    AT&T* has turned on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network** in Maui, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. Watch here to see several of the benefits AT&T 4G LTE provides, including: -- Faster speeds. LTE technology is capable of delivering mobile Internet speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G***. Customers can stream, download, upload and game faster ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Cardax, Inc. (“Cardax” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: CDXI) was featured recently in an in-depth article in the March 2014 issue of Hawaii Business, Hawaii’s leading business magazine, titled: “Hawaii-Born Pill: The Next Wonder Drug?” It was written by senior reporter Dennis Hollier. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) has launched an online permitting site for vendors to register and purchase commercial vessel landing (such as kayak tours) permits to DLNR’s offshore island wildlife sanctuaries. ... read more

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