An analysis unveiled by the Ulupono Initiative later in the conference’s opening session looked at costs associated with various forms and mixes of energy – oil, diesel and LNG. The analysis also included scenarios in which renewables are used in limited or great quantities. The analysis suggested that maximization of low-cost renewable energy sources with possible inclusion of LNG might present the most economically attractive way forward for Hawaii’s energy economy.
Bikeshare Hawaii has selected four potential systems for the state's first bicycle sharing program, and wants your feedback.
Bikeshare Hawaii, a nonprofit created through public and private interests, has set up a demonstration area at the Honolulu Design Center to get the public’s take on which technology it should use ahead of next year’s expected launch.
The city is extending its electronic bus sign pilot project.
The project got under way last November and was supposed to end in May.
The start up company that’s in charge of the signs is asking for an extension so it can continue to improve its signs.
Question: How can Hawaii residents cut transportation costs using bike share?
Scott Mercer has taken the electric vehicle charging startup Volta Industries from the back of a Kakaako auto repair shop, where the first charging units were built by hand, to a multi-state network that recently secured $7.5 million in venture capital financing that will allow it to nearly quadruple the number of stations in new markets on the Mainland, from 110 today to more than 400.
SB 376, a bill creating a statewide farm to school program, was signed into law this week by Gov. David Ige after unanimously passing both legislative chambers in May. The bill also funds a one-year program coordinator position in the Department of Agriculture.
Through self-reliance and social responsibility, Ulupono Initiative is changing the model of sustainability to create scalable community independence
The Bikeshare Hawaii program got a big boost when the state and city pledged $1 million each to help put an estimated 1,700 bicycles on Oahu roads next year.
Malama Kauai’s KSGN program received the grants from the Ulupono Initiative and the Johnson Ohana Foundation to provide support for the KSGN Program. The funds will go toward their school garden and food efforts, their gardening certificate training course, and the organization’s installation of the school garden at Kawaikini Public Charter School.