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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

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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
  • 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 O'ahu thanks to cell sites introduced this year in Kane'ohe, Pearl City, Kapolei, Sand Island, Mapunapuna, downtown Honolulu, Iwilei, Makiki, 'Ewa Beach, Aiea, Mililani, Makaha, Enchanted Lake and Luana Hills in Kailua, Schofield Barracks, 'Ahuimanu, the University of Hawai'i - Manoa area, Kualoa, Turtle Bay and Barbers Point. The cell sites have improved either 4G LTE or 3G ... read more

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Blue Startups, a new technology accelerator with an Asia Pacific focus, is accepting applications for its first cohort of startup companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121212/LA28065LOGO-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121212/LA28065-b) Blue Startups is recruiting capital-efficient and scalable-technology companies, including Internet, software, mobile, gaming and e-commerce. Blue Startups, part of the Global Accelerator Network, aims to become a nexus of entrepreneurial activity in Hawaii, and between Asia and the Continental U.S. Key relationships include: 500 Startups (a seed fund and venture accelerator with Silicon Valley roots and a global ... read more

Thursday, November 29, 2012

  • Posted at 7:35 AM
    Hawaii-based internet retailer of outdoor supplies, Keinem Global Enterprises Inc., today announced a new e-commerce website: www.OutdoorSuperstar.com. Founder of Keinem Global Enterprises Inc. and www.OutdoorSuperstar.com, Keiichi Nemoto, said, "We want to inspire our customers to make the most of the environment around them. No matter where you live in the country, there are always outdoor activities to take advantage of, whether it's hiking, mountain biking, boating, camping or even trekking through the snow. Breaths of fresh air alongside an active ... read more

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • Posted at 1:25 PM
    The following release was issued today by Mintwood Media Collective: As more Americans demand legalization of cannabis, thousands of prisoners are still locked up on non-violent marijuana charges, including Reverend Roger Christie. Since July 8, 2010 Rev. Christie has been behind bars without bail awaiting trial on charges of marijuana possession and trafficking, despite being a Christian minister with a state sanctioned license as a "Cannabis Sacrament Minister." Rev. Christie's case is unique because his use of 'marijuana' was for religious ... read more
  • LifeProof Partners with XTERRA --- HONOLULU, Nov. 27, 2012
    Posted at 6:15 AM
    LifeProof, the award-winning maker of all-protective, everyday cases for smartphones and tablets, has joined forces with XTERRA, the nation's premier off-road triathlon and trail running series. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110223/MM53531LOGO) As a Participating Sponsor of all 2013 XTERRA events, marketing, and media in the U.S., LifeProof is in a prime position to connect with XTERRA's active, national audience of adventure seekers, weekend warriors and competitors via the XTERRA America Tour of more than 100 off-road triathlons and trail runs held across the ... read more

Monday, November 19, 2012

  • Posted at 6:37 AM
    MicroLite Tech, Inc. ( www.MicroLiteTech.com ) of Kauai, Hawaii has announced that their line of miniature hands-free LED lights called Pop-up MicroLites are now available at participating Ace Hardware locations. With a simple push these miniature, durable, super bright LED lights pop up and shine light downwards illuminating anything anywhere. All other attachable lights disperse light outwards but Pop-up MicroLites direct light downwards where you really need it. They are ultra small and attach to anything including ... read more

Friday, November 9, 2012

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

  • Posted at 1:07 PM
    Partnering with the Electronic Manufacturers Recycling Management Company (MRM), in an effort to properly recycle unwanted consumer electronics in the state of Hawaii, Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), announced today that the organizations have now collected and recycled well over 1.4 million pounds of electronic waste since ... read more

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    He sent the very first tweet from Hawaii, and now he's gone global. One of Hawaii's premier social media experts, Rob Bertholf, was hand-selected to work with Eye on Earth/Abu Dhabi Environmental Agency and its partner, the United Nations Environmental program (UNEP), on a social media program with international implications and participants. The program's goal was to increase awareness of the Eye on Earth initiative at Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development using social media channels. Bertholf left his Honolulu ... read more