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COUNTDOWN TO THE DTV TRANSITION: 12 NOON THURSDAY JAN. 15

January 12, 2009, 9:57 AM HST
* Updated January 15, 11:39 AM
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With the DTV transition just days away, the FCC is hosting consumer assistance clinics throughout the week. Residents are invited to drop by the Friendly Market on Molokai today between 1 and 5 p.m.; and the Wal Mart in Kahului between 1 and 3 p.m. today for advice on how to hook up converter boxes and learn about potential signal problems. Full power TV stations in Hawaii will transition from analog to digital-only broadcasting at noon on Thursday. A complete list of upcoming clinics is listed below along with anticipated reception charts for the islands of Maui County:

January 12th, 2009, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Consumer Education Clinic (Moloka’i)

Friendly Market

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90 Ala Malama St.

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Kaunakakai, HI 96748

January 12th, 2009 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Consumer Education Clinic

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Wal-Mart

101 Pakaula Street

Kahului, HI 96732

January 13th, 2009 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Consumer Education Clinic (Lana’i)

Lanai Public Library

Fraser Avenue

Lanai City, HI 96763

January 13th, 2009 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Consumer Education Clinic

Kihei Public Library

35 Waimahaihai Street

Kihei, HI 96753

January 15th, 2009 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Post -Transition Consumer Clinic

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center

275 West Ka’ahumanu Avenue

Kahului, HI 96732

January 15th, 2009 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Upcountry Post -Transition Consumer Clinic

Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community Center

91 Pukalani, HI 96768

Pukalani, HI 96768

January 16th, 2009 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Post -Transition Consumer Clinic (Moloka’i)

Home Pumehana

290 Kolapa Place

Kaunakakai, HI 96748

January 16th, 2009 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Post -Transition Consumer Clinic

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center

275 West Ka’ahumanu Avenue

Kahului, HI 96732

January 17th, 2009 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Post -Transition Consumer Clinic (Moloka’i)

Home Pumehana

290 Kolapa Place

Kaunakakai, HI 96748

January 17th, 2009 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Post -Transition Consumer Clinic

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center

275 West Ka’ahumanu Avenue

Kahului, HI 96732

The FCC also has additional sources of information available to Hawaii consumers. Find the information at www.dtv.gov/Hawaii, email to [email protected], or call to Oahu at (808) 541-2388. (Posted by Wendy Osher: Monday, January 12, 2009)

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