On June 21, 2011, Governor Neil Abercrombie
signed into law new legislation that signified the
first step in expanding broadband in Hawaii...
- Ensure ubiquitous access to world-class Gigabit-per-second broadband service at affordable prices throughout Hawaii, without leaving behind our underserved communities.
- Increase the use of high-speed broadband services and applications for economic development, health care, education, public safety, governmental efficiency and civic engagement while reducing the digital divide that leaves some citizens behind.
- Reduce Hawaii's barriers to global participation by promoting greater trans-pacific fiber connectivity and ensure equitable access for all our islands.
- Develop and implement a modern regulatory and permitting environment that supports and advances investment in broadband infrastructure and services for the public.