Wireless in paradise: wardriving Maui

Wednesday, 22 December 2004, 7:01 PM EST

The night was humid. With the air conditioner on high, I drove North towards Kahului. The laptop sitting on the center console continuously pinging at the networks being discovered. “Man, there’s a lot of wireless around here,” I said.

Which shouldn’t have surprised me. The island of Maui in the state of Hawaii is a popular tourist destination with hundreds of hotels and time-share condominiums supporting over 2 million Maui Science Citytourists a year. Haleakala, the dormant volcano reaching to 10,023 feet, is home to ”Science City”, a research facility and observatory.

By Mike Outmesguine at the WiFi Weblog.

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