Some believe that Bitcoin is the currency of the future. Others think collecting them is like Beanie Babies, with prices rapidly rising and falling in the short term, destined to crash over time. On a deeper level, some see Bitcoin as part of the banking system of the future. For example, CB Insights notes that global payments are $1.7 trillion annually, and that Blockchain … [Read more...] about Hawaii Residents Lose Out On The Bitcoin Boom
So it looks like the State of Hawaii has no problem with Charter Communications taking over Oceanic Time Warner Cable's franchises. The proposed merger will affect about six million cable customers (200,000 of which are in Hawaii. The deal is worth nearly $80 billion. “After an extensive review of the merger transaction application, which included statewide public hearings, … [Read more...] about State of Hawaii gives ‘conditional’ approval of Charter Communications merger with Oceanic Time Warner Cable
Not sure if you've noticed, but St. Louis-based Charter Communications, Inc. wants to merge with Time Warner Cable, a deal valued at $78.7 billion. That move potentially affects Oceanic Time Warner's 200,000 or so customers in Hawaii, since the merger will transfer Time Warner's cable TV franchises over to Charter. As a result, the state Department of Commerce and Consumer … [Read more...] about Upcoming Maui County hearings on Time Warner-Charter Communications cable franchise transfers
1. On Feb. 11, the state House of Representatives press office sent out a news release saying a committee chaired by Maui Democrat Kaniela Ing has received “almost 4,000 pieces of written testimony” on a single package of bills. What do the bills concern? A. Tax reform B. Gambling legalization C. Marine life D. Hawaii’s Health Connector E. Marijuana legalization 2. In a news … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you popular Hawaii legislation?
[NOTE: This post was updated on May 6 to include new details from the Maui PD] It was a tragic death. Shortly before 10am on Thursday, May 1, Patricia Rabellizsa (29) of Kihei fell about 150 feet to her death on the Piiholo Zipline course in Makawao. She was a company employee, and was working on that course when she fell. On May 6, the Maui Police Department released the … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Does The May 1 Pi’iholo Zipline Fatality Signal Future Industry Regulation?