Hawaii’s Web & Internet News

GTE Wireless Rolls Out New Choice Plans

February 1, 1999

As of January 31st, GTE Wireless Hawaii initiated a rate and service plan difficult to ignore. Known as the Choice Plans, this national campaign is designed to offer added value to the customer on the move. In an effort to appeal to the needs of today’s wireless customer’s needs, as well as give competition a […]

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Web Watch – Online Christmas Shopping

December 1, 1998

When we think of Christmas in Hawaii, we think of chillier breezes, the beautiful lights in downtown and our dearest loved ones. Ice skating, building snowmen and roasting chestnuts on an open fire doesn’t really hit home for us during this special time of year. The same can be said about shopping in Hawaii. Although […]

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Oceanic Internet – Road Runner Business Solutions launch at Computer Expo ’98

November 1, 1998

For more than a year now, Oceanic Internet has been providing high-speed, residential Internet access via their ever-popular cable modem service called Road Runner. And, throughout that year, Oceanic Internet made huge strides in the way we use and think about the Internet. They have not only offered (and continue to offer) such standard services […]

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Oceanic Internet Computer Expo ’98 – Road Runner business solutions debut at the annual technology showcase

October 1, 1998

On October 28th and 29th, the Neil S. Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall will emerge, once again, as Hawaii’s premiere place to be for exposure to the State’s elite in computer/technology resources. A place where local businesses get a chance to showcase their latest in modern technologies, and also a place where you, the consumer, can […]

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Virtual Office – Telecommuting coming closer to reality

September 1, 1998

When you think about the direction in which today’s technologies are headed, it is hard not to imagine a place that makes our everyday tasks simpler. Think about it. We have had automatic garage door openers and can openers for quite some time. They have already been accepted into the mainstream world and are rather […]

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Breaking the Speed Limit – Oceanic Internet opens Road Runner kiosks at both Computer City locations

August 1, 1998

Many inquisitive individuals have been itching to experience Road Runner Hawaii, Hawaii’s cable Internet access solution, but, until now, there has not been a viable means by which to do so without actually ordering the service from Oceanic Cable. For these people, your itching days are over. You are now able to access the ‘net […]

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E-Bankoh – Bank of Hawaii unveils true Internet banking

August 1, 1998

In a recent poll of 97 online Financial Institutions, Gomez Advisors, an independent authority of online financial services, ranked Hawaii’s own, Bank of Hawaii 5th, right along side of some national giants such as Bank of America, Wells Fargo and the Security First Network. One of the reasons for Bank of Hawaii’s online success can […]

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Oceanic Communications – Building a custom telecom solution

July 1, 1998

When most people hear the name “Oceanic”, they associate that name to Hawaii’s distinctive Cable Television service, Oceanic Cable. The relationship built between cable subscriber and cable provider has been a long-standing one and has made the name synonymous with cable TV. However, there is a fairly new “Oceanic” on the block in Hawaii who […]

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Hawaii’s Web Utopia – Providing information with unlimited potential

July 1, 1998

So you think you wanna be a “Webmaster” huh? Do you know the code? Can you handle punching that code for 40+ hours a week on a sparse lunch diet? Are you able to leap tall buildings in a single bound? Well, ok. That last one is not a requirement, but on some days, the […]

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Fujio Matsuda Technology Training and Education Center – Providing low anxiety, high technology computer training

May 6, 1998

Has learning about computers either been intimidating or inadequate for you? Either the fear of a mouse or frustration from a turtle-paced class lecture have been the culprit of poor computer skills and you want to do something about it right? How about attending a non-credit, computer training course at the Fujio Matsuda Technology Training […]

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Leeward Community College – Hands-on training for Hawaii’s working adult

May 6, 1998

If hearing the word ‘Internet’ makes you shudder in fear and lose sleep at night, then maybe it’s about time to do something about it. Why not take a computer training course from Leeward Community College’s Continuing Education Program? LCC? Yes, through the Office of Continuing Education & Training (OCET), LCC not only offers computer […]

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Computer Training Company – Personalized training for a unique experience

May 6, 1998

Lately, it seems as though every career involves some level computer expertise. And with the ever-growing popularity of the Internet, more and more companies are finding themselves scrambling for employees with the skill-set necessary to compete. Some companies may train internally with employee-to-employee knowledge base transfers, while individuals may do the 500 page cramming method […]

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Virtual View Hawaii

April 1, 1998

Dan Rather, Peter Jennings, Connie Chung, Tom Brokaw. Great journalists of our time with years of reporting, interviewing, and researching experience. Yet, these journalists started their journalistic studies only at the college level. What could’ve happened if there was an education system in place that nurtured and helped them to learn such skills at a […]

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Technology Literacy Challenge Fund – Internet-based, technology training session for Hawaii’s educators

April 1, 1998

President Bill Clinton has long been on a mission to educate America’s youth in technology, proposing his Educational Technology Initiative of all children being technologically literate by the dawn of the 21st Century. His challenge has been felt all across the nation where computer filled classrooms replace old storage facilities, telecommunications equipment enhances existing communication […]

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PrimeCo Hawaii – Setting sights on quality digital service

March 1, 1998

Like the Internet Service Provider industry, there has been a tremendous influx of cellular companies here in Hawaii for the past few years. From analog or digital-only carriers to a combination of both, the cellular industry is a stiffly competitive market forcing each company to form their own niche, a means by which to define […]

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Web Watch – Hawaii’s Internet Service Provider Web Sites

February 1, 1998

There is nothing tougher (aside from grandma’s holiday pound cake) than trying to select an Internet Service Provider here in Hawaii. With over 20 local ISPs on Oahu alone, as well as a constantly changing rate and price package standard across the board, the market could get as confusing as your VCR. So what do […]

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Oceanic Internet’s Road Runner Breaks the Web Wait

February 1, 1998

Imagine visiting an Internet web site with a complete set of links, organized by category. How about a web site with the latest in local and national news? What if this very web site brought you the latest and greatest in streaming multimedia right to your desktop. Now, imagine it all coming from your friendly […]

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Christmas In Hawaii’s Webspace – Hawaiian holiday gifts online

December 1, 1997

With the scary costumes and surplus leftover turkey put away, our attention must focus in on the holiday to come. No time for rest, Christmas shopping and all of its gravy-stained horror awaits us. Sleigh rides, snow angels and Jack Frost. Sometimes it’s a little hard to imagine what Christmas is like in Hawai`i. Not […]

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Hawaii Newsnet – Newsgroups offer much for the local Web Surfer

December 1, 1997

One of the most captivating uses of the Internet is communicating to other “netizens” who share your common interests. Collectively informing, sharing and partaking in stimulating conversations always play a big role in building human development. So why not online? In electronic mail, your communication is limited to the size of your electronic black book. […]

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Searching Hawaii’s Web Space – Homegrown search engines keep it local and accurate

November 1, 1997

Yahoo!. AltaVista. HotBot. We’ve all heard of them. Some of the world’s most powerful search engines with web site URL counts in the millions. Where advanced, indexing and speedy query retrieval is key and localization is not. Where competition lies in who has the biggest, most comprehensive list of returns on search queries and not […]

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