RE-ESTABLISHMENT COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT (1989-1997)
Educational, government, regional, and other non-profit public
organizations in the Pacific Islands regions need to share information
and resources to facilitate national and regional development.
PEACESAT Cooperative Agreement between the National Telecommunications
and Information Administration (NTIA) of the U.S. Department of
and the University of Hawaii provides funding for the PEACESAT Program
to promote the transfer of appropriate technology. The missions
the PEACESAT Program and Cooperative Agreement are: (a) to facilitate
the use of appropriate telecommunications and information technology
for development and public service, (b) to conduct telecommunication
application experiments, and (c) to provide public service telecommunications
through a dedicated satellite with a global beam over the Pacific
has been an important element of public service telecommunications
focused in the program areas of distance education and learning, emergency
management, health and medical emergencies, telehealth, economic development,
technology transfer, and research.
ORGANIZATIONS: National Telecommunications and Information Administration
(U.S. Department of Commerce) and the University of Hawaii.
INVESTIGATORS: Donald M. Topping and Lori Mukaida (1988-1994); Donald
M. Topping, Lori Mukaida, and Norman Okamura (1994-1996); Lori Mukaida
and Norman Okamura (1996-1997).