DCCA NEWS RELEASE: State to Hold Community Meetings for the Renewal of Oceanic Time Warner Cable’s Kauai Cable Television Franchise

Posted on Aug 19, 2015 in Latest News, Newsroom, Press Releases

HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Cable Television Division (CATV) is currently in the renewal process of Oceanic Time Warner Cable LLC’s (Oceanic) Kauai County cable television franchise.  As part of this renewal process, DCCA is holding two community meetings to gain feedback and comments from the community on how they may be able to benefit from services provided by Oceanic and its cable television system in Kauai County, and to obtain feedback on the public access services currently being provided by Hoike: Kauai Community Television.

The community meetings will be held as follows:

Date: Aug. 26, 2015
Time: 5 p.m.
Waimea Neighborhood, Center Meeting Room
4556 Makeke Road
Waimea, HI  96796

Date: Aug. 28, 2015
Time: 5 p.m.
Planning Comm. Meeting Room
Kauai County Building
4444 Rice Street, #A 473
Lihue, HI  96766

These community meetings will help to determine community needs and interests for Oceanic’s cable television service.

“We will thoroughly review and consider all comments, input and related information received through these meetings in our evaluation of Oceanic’s renewal request,” said CATV Administrator Ji Sook “Lisa” Kim.  “We encourage public participation, which will help the department to determine what factors to consider in the renewal process.”

Information regarding the proposed renewal is available online at: http://cca.hawaii.gov/catv/cable_operators/oceaniccable/oceanic-time-warner-cable-kauai-franchise-renewal/

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Media Contact:
Christine Hirasa
Communications Officer
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Phone:  (808) 586-7582
Email:  Christine.Hirasa@dcca.hawaii.gov