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 CATV, News Releases

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

CABLE TELEVISION DIVISION

DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR

CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN
DIRECTOR

JI SOOK “LISA” KIM
CABLE TELEVISION ADMINISTRATOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Aug. 19, 2015

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

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.

Location:

Waimea Neighborhood, Center Meeting Room

4556 Makeke Road

Waimea, HI  96796

Date: Aug. 28, 2015

Time: 5 p.m.
Location:

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: 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

Mobile:  (808) 286-9626

Email:  Christine.Hirasa@dcca.hawaii.gov