NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes §§ 440G-10.1 and 440G-7 and Chapter 91, and Hawaii Administrative Rules § 16-133-14, the Director of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs ("DCCA") will hold a public hearing in Hawaiian Telcom Services Company, Inc.’s ("HTSC") Hawaii franchise area on the State of Hawaii Application for Transfer of Cable Television Franchise and the Federal Communications Commission Form 394 both filed on August 11, 2017 (collectively, the "Transfer Application") by HTSC, Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. ("Holdco"), the parent of HTSC, and Cincinnati Bell Inc. ("CB") for the transfer of control of HTSC’s Hawaii cable franchise, at the parent level, from Holdco to CB and other related matters.
The public hearing will be held as follows:
Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: King Kalakaua Building
Queen Liliuokalani Conf. Room
335 Merchant Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
The purpose of the public hearing is to afford those residing in HTSC’s franchise area the opportunity to submit written or oral data, views, and/or arguments on the Transfer Application. All interested persons are encouraged to review the Transfer Application and supplemental documents at the locations listed below prior to the public hearing and to attend the public hearing. A copy of the Transfer Application is available for review during normal business hours at the following locations:
Cable Television Division ("CATV") Office, DCCA, 335 Merchant Street Room 101, Honolulu, HI 96813
Hawaiian Telcom Services Company, Inc., Downtown Service Center,1177 Bishop Street, Honolulu, HI 96813
In addition, the Transfer Application and supplemental documents are also available at CATV’s website: http://cca.hawaii.gov/catv/cable_operators/cincinnati-bell-hawaiian-telcom-merger/
All interested persons shall be afforded the opportunity to submit their oral or written comments at the time of the public hearing. Whether testimony is presented orally or not, interested persons are encouraged to put their comments in writing and submit them to DCCA-CATV via the following:
In person at the public hearing;
Email to: email@example.com;
Fax: (808) 586-2625; or
U.S. Mail to: Cable Television Division
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
P.O. Box 541
Honolulu, HI 96809
In order to satisfy mandated procedural deadlines, all written comments must be filed with DCCA-CATV by Thursday, October 12, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Individuals who require special needs accommodations for the public hearing may request assistance by writing or contacting DCCA-CATV at the address above or at (808) 586-2620, at least seven (7) working days prior to the scheduled public hearing. For more information, contact DCCA-CATV at the addresses or phone number listed above.
CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN
Director of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
State of Hawaii
(SA1027400 9/12, 9/19/17)