Youth Xchange 2016 Finalists

Mahalo to the many students and educators who participated in this year’s Youth Xchange Competition. We received 909 entries, that’s 909 important messages from Hawaii’s youth. The awards ceremony is being held at the Sheraton Waikiki Resort on Wednesday, April 26. Student and teacher finalists will receive invitations to attend.  Check out the finalists by […]


The call letters for the State’s on demand cable channel (50) have changed to better reflect its unique mission.  The new designation is Hawaii Government Public Network (HGPN).   Since the launch of the statewide cable channel this past January, it has become apparent that the role of the channel will become far broader than […]

Hometown Media Awards Call for Entries!

The Alliance for Community Media is seeking entries for its annual Hometown Media Awards. If your program aired on ‘Ōlelo’s channels between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015, you are eligible to enter by the online submission deadline of April 21, 2016. Please visit  for more information.  The Alliance for Community Media’s mission […]

‘aha 2016 on ‘Olelo

The ‘Aha has requested that ‘Olelo cover its convention live, gavel to gavel and livestream. We will be live on our channel Olelo53, livestreaming on and YouTube  at All ‘aha 2016 programs will be posted within 48 hours to: ‘OleloNet at YouTube at and on ‘Olelo’s VOD channel on Oceanic Time Warner Cable 52 The ‘Aha […]

PUC hearing live on Olelo

            The Public Utilities Commission resumes its formal evidentiary hearings on issues related to the proposed change of control of the Hawaiian Electric Companies and NextEra Energy.  The Commission recessed its hearings on December 16, 2015. The Commission will resume its formal evidentiary hearing on February 1, 2016 and it is planned […]

‘Olelo VOD service

  ‘Olelo has just launched digital channel 52 on Oceanic Time Warner Cable. An On Demand channel dedicated to provide viewers an opportunity to watch the ‘Olelo Programs they want when they want. We have begun populating the channel and over the next few weeks and months we’ll be adding many more shows as well as […]


‘Ōlelo will cablecast the State of Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission’s planned 12-day evidentiary hearing on the potential Hawaiian Electric Company-NextEra Energy merger live and in its entirety. Live coverage on Channel 49 from 9:30am to 5pm: Monday, Nov. 30 through Thursday, Dec. 3 Monday, Dec. 7 through Friday, Dec. 11 Monday, Dec. 14 through Wednesday, […]