YouTube TV offers cable-free live TV that can be watched on any screen and includes local stations, and over 70 networks like ESPN, HGTV and TNT as well as on-demand programming.
"We are excited to take our learnings from our first cohort and build on those successes to create more meaningful experiences and greater community impact for our second cohort."
More than 300 viewers tuned into the live stream broadcast of the final event. Three teams that used their digital prowess to win over the judges’ hearts for a share of more than $60,000 in prizes.
"We all need to band together as a community to support local businesses through these tough times, which is why we decided to make our platform free,” says Hawaiiverse CEO Jared Kushi.
Charlie Thomas, 18, will be the youngest of four program volunteers and the first New Zealander to ever work at Kure Atoll, living without internet or cell phone service while cleaning up marine debris.
"The wireless spectrum is another tool we can leverage to deliver our world-class broadband service to more local residents and businesses in certain areas of our state where it’s not feasible to build out fiber infrastructure."
The fifty participants work in a wide range of industries, including technology, education, consulting, energy, and financial services, and 65 percent are former Hawaii residents.
The Mililani location offers access for local businesses needing immediate protection from disruptive events such as hurricanes, tsunamis, and power outages. Located on a 5-acre lot, the facility offers expansion space based on customer demand.