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The University of Hawaii’s Pacific Islands Research and Education Network is in place for the following:

  • Provide full domestic support for AARNET’s current 2x40Gbps R&E circuits from Australia and New Zealand to the U.S., via Hawaii (including Mauna Kea) with upgrade to 2x100Gbps in 2016
  • Continue to foster research and education (R&E) network capacity to interconnect Pacific Islands with each other and the global R&E network fabric by building on previous projects and relationships
  • Opportunistically connect Mauna Kea and Haleakala, sites of major international astronomy observatories
  • Collaborate and cooperate with IRNC measurement, NOC, Engagement, and Open Exchange awardees

Partners include:

Between The Cosmos & The Sea