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Old Oct 22, 06, 5:54 am   #1
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How is ShakaNet's Free WiFi service in (South) Waikiki?

I notice that ShakaNet provides free WiFi to a large area of South Waikiki (closest to Kapiolani Park). Anyone use this service and have feedback?

More info + coverage map here: http://www.wirelesswaikiki.org/
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Old Oct 22, 06, 9:34 am   #2
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I didn't even know about this.

I do believe I saw the service when I logged in last Monday. However, I think Hyatt waived the fee for tmobile wireless after the earthquake and I was able to connect through to it, since the signal was stronger.
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Old Oct 22, 06, 5:40 pm   #3
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I recall last time I stayed at Marriott Waikiki it would show ShakaNet as available, but low signal and difficult to connect. I was about 14th floor at the time.

Would certainly love to use it rather than pay $11 a day for Marriott's WiFi...
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Old Dec 3, 06, 6:42 pm   #4
 
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Question Ocean Resort?

Anyone have any success with Shakanet free in the Ocean Resort Hotel? I've used Shakanet paid there but it was only available in a small corner of the lobby and the signal was fairly weak. The hotel is in the Shakanet wireless Waikiki zone, however. Thanks.
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Old Dec 12, 10, 6:01 pm   #5
 
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not happy with shakanet, visiting waikiki from australia, connected to shakanet, got a bill for $800 back in aussie.
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