\ɐlˈə͡ʊhə nˈɛt], \ɐlˈəʊhə nˈɛt], \ɐ_l_ˈəʊ_h_ə n_ˈɛ_t]\
Definitions of ALOHA NET
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(From the Hawaiian greeting) One of the firstfunctioning networks in the USA, conceived and implimentedat the University of Hawaii campus at Manoa. Its purposewas to link the University mainframe computer to clientcomputers located on outer islands at University campuses.Put in place in the early 1970s, it was dubed the Aloha Net.Key punch cards were fed through a reader, and sent over thecommercial phone lines.
By Denis Howe