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Friday, March 29, 2013

  • Posted at 6:39 PM
    Aaron Feliciano, Retail Sales Representative in Honolulu, earned the Verizon Wireless President's Cabinet award, the company's highest honor for sales and customer service. The honorees and their guests were recognized in a ceremony hosted by Verizon Wireless President and Chief Executive Officer Dan Mead, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Marni Walden, and other wireless industry leaders. The President's Cabinet represents the top one percent of sales and service professionals across the country for Verizon, the nation's largest wireless company. "At ... read more
  • Posted at 5:24 PM
    Renee Kam, Business Account Executive in Honolulu, earned the Verizon Wireless President's Cabinet award, the company's highest honor for sales and customer service. The honorees and their guests were recognized in a ceremony hosted by Verizon Wireless President and Chief Executive Officer Dan Mead, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Marni Walden, and other wireless industry leaders. The President's Cabinet represents the top one percent of sales and service professionals across the country for Verizon, the nation's largest wireless company. "At ... read more
  • Posted at 12:11 PM
    Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers thanks to a new cell site in Pearl City. The site improves wireless coverage and capacity in the Pearl City Industrial Park. Since being founded in 2000, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $315 million in its Hawaii network. Nationally, the company has invested more than $80 billion over that same period to increase the coverage and capacity of its ... read more
  • Posted at 12:05 PM
    Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers thanks to a new cell site in Makaha. The site improves wireless coverage on Oahu's leeward coast, from Makaha to Yokohama Bay. Since being founded in 2000, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $315 million in its Hawaii network. Nationally, the company has invested more than $80 billion over that same period to increase the coverage and capacity of its ... read more

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    AT&T* invested more than $110 million in its Hawaii wireless and wireline networks from 2010 through 2012, with a focus on expanding 4G LTE mobile Internet coverage and enhancing the overall performance of its networks.** (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) AT&T has made nearly 150 wireless network upgrades in six key categories in Hawaii during 2012, including activating new cell sites, adding capacity, upgrading cell sites to provide fast 4G LTE mobile Internet speeds, deploying high-capacity Ethernet connections to cell sites, and adding or upgrading ... read more

Friday, February 15, 2013

  • Posted at 6:35 AM
    ArdentMC President, Brandon LaBonte, was named the Small Business Administration (SBA) Hawaii District's, Maui County Small Business Person of the Year. The SBA's Hawaii District Award Selection Committee made the final selection after reviewing, discussing and debating the merits of many extremely well-qualified candidates. LaBonte was selected for this award in part for the job creation he has brought to Maui's high technology sector and bringing federal contracting dollars to Maui. ArdentMC has created 30 new high-tech positions in the past ... read more

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

  • Posted at 10:43 AM
    Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, comments on the last night's successful SM-3 Block IA intercept. Ellison is one of the top lay experts on missile defense in the world. On a dark night, with stars sparkling high above the shores of the Hawaiian Islands, at 11:10 p.m., a two-stage unified non separating target missile representing a Scud-B medium-range missile flew off from its launch pad at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Barking ... read more
  • Posted at 6:01 AM
    A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 Block IA fired from the USS Lake Erie destroyed a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) target using tracking data from a remote Raytheon sensor payload on the Space Tracking and Surveillance System-Demonstrator (STSS-D) satellites. "This test further expands our confidence in the SM-3's ability to engage targets using remote, netted sensor targeting," said Wes Kremer, Raytheon Missile Systems' vice president of Air and Missile Defense Systems. "Launching on remote is important because it extends the ... read more

Monday, February 4, 2013

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Monday, January 7, 2013

  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    A release of a new version of Hawaii Teacher Standards Board’s online application was deployed on November 5, 2012. The new version includes teacher applications for a Provisional license and the ability of current licensees to add teaching fields to their license. In addition, licensees who ... read more

Monday, December 31, 2012

  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers on the Big Island thanks to cell sites introduced this year in Na'alehu, Glenwood, Keauhou, Kailua-Kona, Kealakekua, Captain Cook, areas in Waikoloa, Pepe'ekeo, Volcano, Waimea, Pahoa, Hilo, Honoka'a, Pa'auilo, Ninole, Miloli'i, Saddle Road and Hawi. The cell sites have improved either 4G LTE or 3G coverage and capacity in the following areas: -- 4G LTE ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers in Maui County thanks to cell sites introduced this year. The cell sites have improved 4G LTE coverage on the islands of Maui, Lana'i, and Moloka'i in the following areas: -- Maui: Pa'ia and Ha'iku -- L?na'i: Manele Bay and Lana'i City -- Moloka'i: Moloka'i Airport, Ho'olehua ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers on Kaua'i thanks to cell sites introduced this year in Koloa Town, Knudsen Gap, Kalaheo, Nawiliwili, Wailua Homestead, Lihu'e, Puhi, Kapa'a, Princeville, Kukui'ula, Kilauea, Moloa'a and Anahola. The cell sites have improved either 4G LTE or 3G coverage and capacity in the following areas: -- 4G LTE cell sites: Nawiliwili, Wailua Homestead, Lihu'e, Kapa'a, ... read more