Hawaii Broadband Assistance Advisory Council
The Broadband Assistance Advisory Council (BAAC) was created to advise the director of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) on policy and funding priorities to promote and encourage use of telework alternatives for public and private employees, and to expedite deployment of affordable and accessible broadband services in Hawaii.
Members of the Broadband Assistance Advisory Council are appointed by the Senate President and the Speaker of the House. The members are:
Catherine Awakuni Colón (BAAC Chair) Director, State of Hawaii Dept. of Commerce & Consumer Affairs Sen. Rosalyn H. Baker Sen. Gilbert Keith-Agaran Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita Don Jacobs County of Hawaii Todd Nacapuy State of Hawaii Tony Velasco City and County of Honolulu Garret Yoshimi University of Hawaii Gregg Fujimoto, Oceanic Time Warner Cable Ian Kitajima Oceanit Sharene Urakami-Oyama AT&T Scott Barber Hawaiian Telcom
Reports to the BAAC
2012: Broadband Adoption Game Plan Special report from the Broadband Adoption Work Group