NEWS RELEASE: State to Hold Public Hearings on the Transfer of Oceanic Time Warner Cable’s Hawaii Cable Television Franchises to Charter Communications

Posted on Sep 1, 2015 in CATV, News Releases

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

DAVID Y. IGE

GOVERNOR

CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN

DIRECTOR

JI SOOK “LISA” KIM

CABLE TELEVISION ADMINISTRATOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sept. 1, 2015

State to Hold Public Hearings on the Transfer of Oceanic Time Warner Cable’s Hawaii Cable Television Franchises to Charter Communications  

HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Cable Television Division (CATV) is holding a series of public hearings regarding the joint application filed by Charter Communications, Inc. (Charter) and Time Warner Cable, Inc. (TWC), the parent company of Oceanic Time Warner Cable, LLC (Oceanic), for approval of the indirect transfer of control of Oceanic’s cable television franchises from TWC to Charter (Proposed Transfer).

The public hearings are being held to seek comments and opinions regarding the Proposed Transfer and any cable-related issues.

The public hearings are scheduled as follows:

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Location:

West Maui Senior Center

Classroom 115

788 Pauoa Street

Lahaina, HI  96761

 

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Location:

King Kalakaua Building

Queen Liliuokalani Conf. Room

335 Merchant Street

Honolulu, HI  96813

 

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Location:

Aupuni Center Conference Room

101 Pauahi Street

Hilo, HI  96720

 

Date: Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Location:

West Hawaii Civic Center

Community Meeting Hale

74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy.

Kailua-Kona, HI  96740

 

Date: Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Location:

Cameron Center Auditorium

95 Mahalani Street

Wailuku, HI  96793

 

Date: Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Time: 5 p.m.

Location:

Lihue Civic Center

Moikeha Building, Room 2A/B

Planning Committee Meeting Room

4444 Rice Street

Lihue, HI  96766

 

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015

Time: 12 noon

Location:

Lanai Senior Center

309 Seventh Street

Lanai City, HI  96763

 

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

Time: 12 noon

Location:

Hana Community Center Hall

5091 Uakea Road

Hana, HI  96713

 

 

Date: Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

Time: 4 p.m.

Location:

Kaunakakai Gym

Conference Room

180 Ala Malama Avenue

Kaunakakai, HI  96748

 

If anyone is unable to attend in person, written comments may be emailed to cabletv@dcca.hawaii.gov, faxed to (808) 586-2625, or mailed to:

Cable Television Division

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

P.O. Box 541

Honolulu, HI   96809

In order to satisfy mandated procedural deadlines, all written comments must be filed with DCCA-CATV by Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, 4:30 p.m.

“CATV encourages the public to participate in this process by attending the public hearings and submitting written comments” said CATV Administrator Ji Sook “Lisa” Kim.  “We will consider all comments and inputs received during these public hearings in our review and evaluation of the Proposed Transfer.”

The public can review all documents related to the Proposed Transfer on CATV’s website at:  http://cca.hawaii.gov/catv/cable_operators/charter-time-warner-cable-merger/

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