As part of its efforts to close the digital divide, Hawaii will receive $17.3 million in Federal funding to expand high-speed internet access in Native Hawaiian communities.
The University of Hawaiʻi’s Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) has developed a new online forecast tool capable of predicting coastal flooding up to six days in advance.
Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawai‘i, announced the state will receive $56.5 million in Federal funding to provide extra academic support for students in low income communities.
In an Oct. 12 letter to parents, Hawaii Department of Education (DoE) Superintendent Christina Kishimoto said that the state was discontinuing its use of the online curriculum Acellus Learning Accelerator.
States are beginning to feel neglected in the creation process of FirstNet, a broadband network intended to provide wireless communication for first responders, according to witnesses at the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet hearing.