Instructor Julie Percell addresses the class from the Kaua‘i Community College location.

July 22, 2016, 9:15 a.m.   Hiʻilei Aloha Teaches Entrepreneurs via Distance Learning The classes are a byproduct of a 2016 US SBA Accelerator Competition Award By Blaine Fergerstrom Honolulu, Hawai‘i—Office of Hawaiian Affairs subsidiary Hiʻilei Aloha LLC is using technology to bring its popular…

Those who know me well know that I have been intimately involved in the Internet in Hawai’i since the earliest days of public availability in the early ’90s. I built some of the earliest websites in Hawai’i and racked up so many Hawai’i “firsts” that my…

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After nearly 20 years with AT&T, I switched to T-Mobile By Blaine Fergerstrom Nov. 2015 – There, I went and did it. It was hard leaving a comfortable spot, but a man reaches a point where something has got to be done, and, well, I…

Day 5, July 7, was spent returning to Portland from Bend via a different route. We traveled through farmland and small towns, through green forests and snow-capped mountains. We made sure to stop at Mount Hood’s Timberline Lodge for a quick look around and a…

Here it is, Sunday night/Monday morning at 3 a.m. and I’m still up, at home, writing in this blog for the first time in a few weeks. Today it’s official. My “training period” is over, the training wheels come off. When I report to work…