Two recently launched websites are promising to provide visitors unprecedented perspectives on the health of coral reefs around Hawaii island.
The sites — the Coral Health Atlas and Long-term Monitoring of Coral Health at Waiopae Hawaii…Continue
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Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie and other dignitaries paid a special visit to the area for the Homestead Farm Tour last…Continue
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Hawaii Electric Light Co. will seek public comment on the draft which will help guide renewable energy developers as they prepare their bids to supply geothermal power to HELCO.
A final draft of the document is scheduled to be completed by January 2013 and selection…Continue
The Hawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technology has awarded Hydrogenics, a…Continue
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HONOLULU – Crews from the Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the State of Hawaii's Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement, from the Department of Land and Natural Resources are partnering together to protect humpback whales as they make their annual migration to Hawaiian waters.
Humpback whale season is generally…Continue
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For dolphins, whales or seals in bad situations, Hawaii’s Marine Mammal Response Network knows just what to do.
DAVID THOMPSON | ILLUSTRATION BY MICHAEL BYERS | PHOTOGRAPHY BY ELYSE BUTLER AND MATT MALLAMS
Nobody knows how a Northern fur seal wound up on abeach along the North Shore last summer, but…Continue
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HONOLULU – Community members are invited to bring their recyclables and more to Palama Settlement in support of Going Green Day #18 on Saturday, November 10, from 9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. The special Going Green Day event promotes community clean-up to preserve natural resources, and divert waste from Honolulu’s landfills while supporting the local…Continue
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Crude Oil Costs:
In October 2012, crude oil price increased from the same month last year but decreased from the previous month. Crude oil price at the New York Mercantile Exchange averaged $89.57 per barrel in October 2012 which was 3.6% higher compared to the same month last year.…
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A public-private partnership working to lower upfront costs for renewable energy systems and more efficient household appliances in Hawaii announced that it has made $1 million in loans since the program was launched a year ago.
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Hawaii's Department of Education is proposing to install solar panels on every public school in Hawaii over the next five years to cut electricity costs and move the state closer to its renewable energy goals.
Under the proposal, a vendor would install panels at all 256 Hawaii public schools and the department would buy solar power from the vendor at a…Continue
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A new deal calls for development of a 100 kilowatt, outdoor containerized hydrogen power system at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
The contract was awarded to Ontario, Canada-based Hydrogenics Corp. by Hawaii’s High Technology Development…
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The Public Utilities Commission has approved pricing and other terms under which Hawaiian Electric Co. will buy electricity from a 5-megawatt solar facility in Kalaeloa, the fourth such utility-scale project in West Oahu to get the green light.
The project to be built by Kalaeloa Renewable Energy Park LLC on 20 acres of Navy-owned land will generate an estimated 8.2…Continue
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Hawaii Gas wants to bring liquefied natural gas to Hawaii to help lower the cost of energy.
But environmental groups oppose the move and are working to prevent it for environmental reasons.
The Sierra Club and the Blue Planet Foundation filed motions with the Federal…Continue
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HILO, Hawaii, Oct 22, 2012 -- Chris J. Kanazawa, State Director for USDA Rural Development, announced the selection of the Kohala Center, Inc., to receive a $128,471 Small Socially Disadvantaged Producer Grant (SSDPG).
"The Small Socially Disadvantaged Producers Grant offers funding to enable capacity building in operators of small…Continue
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Alm also noted at a recent energy forum that the state has to come up with a portfolio…Continue
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Consumer-members of Hawaii’s only electric cooperative will soon be the beneficiaries of a $40 million solar facility, built on a site where generations of islanders once harvested sugar cane.…
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In June 2001, Hawaii became the 35th state in the nation to adopt a Net Energy Metering (NEM) law to promote the installation of small renewable energy grid-connected systems across the Hawaiian Islands. What effect has the availability of this law had on the diffusion of NEM photovoltaic (PV) systems in Hawaii?
I wrote those words back in September 2002 for the…Continue
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The Hawaii County Food Self-Sufficiency Baseline study received a 2012 Planning Award from the American Planning Association, Hawaii Chapter at the recent Hawaii Congress of Planning Officials annual conference in Honolulu.
The report was produced for the Department of Research and Development by the University of Hawaii…
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A company building a wood-fired power plant on Kauai has finalized its financing plans and is scheduled to begin construction early next year on the facility that will provide an estimated 11 percent of the island's electricity…
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