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Kohala Center Broadband Meetings Scheduled for Early 2015

December 29, 2014, 12:06 PM HST
* Updated December 29, 12:14 PM
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Listening sessions will be held by The Kohala Center, in conjunction with Kealapono, LLC, in the Hamakua district between Jan. 5 and Jan. 8 to explore the need for Internet services at broadband speeds in the area.

Three sessions are currently scheduled, with a focus on a segment of the Hamakua community:

Monday, Jan. 5: Pa’auilo-Kalopa

Wednesday, Jan. 7: Honok’a-Ahualoa

Thursday, Jan. 8: Kukuihaele-Waipi’o Valley

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Each session will be held at the North Hawai’i Education and Research Center Pavillion from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The community is invited to attend the informational discussion session.

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Kohala Center’s Hawai’i Island Broadband Project is funded by the Hawai’i County Research and Development Department, in cooperation with the State of Hawai’i Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

More information about the meeting can be obtained by contacting Guy Kaulukukui at Kealapono, LLC at (808) 393-9391 or through e-mail at [email protected].

The Kohala Center was founded in 2000 as an independent, community-based center for research, conservation, and education. The center prides itself on turning research and traditional knowledge into action, which benefits communities in Hawai’i and around the world, thriving ecologically, economically, culturally, and socially.

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