Letters of Support

Sanford Inouye, President & CEO, ‘Ōlelo Community Media, Letter to Charter*

Charter Letter to ‘Ōlelo and DCCA – Jan 3, 2018

DCCA Letter to Charter – January 22, 2018

Charter’s Response to DCCA – January 29, 2018

Honolulu City Council Letter to DCCA Director – January 30, 2018

Honolulu City Council Letter to Cable Television Administrator – January 30, 2018

Charter Letter To DCCA Confirming Channel Slam – February 20, 2018

Mililani/Waipio/Melemanu Neighborhood Board Resolution – February 28, 2018

Sanford Inouye’s SB36 Testimony


Below are letters of support from community leaders throughout the State of Hawai‘i as well as members of the public.  Mahalo for all your support!

Senator Brian Schatz, US Senate

Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa, Hawai’i 1st District

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, Hawai’i 2nd District

Hawai’i State Senate

Hawai’i State House of Representatives

Mayor Caldwell, City and County of Honolulu

Mayor Kim, County of Hawaiʻi

Mayor Carvalho, County of Kauaʻi

Mayor Arakawa, County of Maui

Council Chair Rapozo, County of Kauaʻi

Senator Espero, State of Hawai’i

Speaker Emeritus Say, State of Hawai’i

Sean Taketa McLaughlin, Former CAC member

Stacy Higa, President & CEO, Nā Leo




* ‘Ōlelo Community Media President and CEO Sanford Inouye’s response is accompanied by two documents: 2015 submitted testimony from then Interim President and CEO of ‘Ōlelo Community Media to the State of Hawai‘i Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA), and a 2015 report from the Alliance for Community Media that identifies “troubling actions by Charter as it relates to the company’s Public Educational and Government (PEG) Access and other local public service obligations”.