As a proud local supporter of PBS Hawaii and Masterpiece, Ulupono Initiative invests in Hawaii-focused businesses and organizations with innovative ideas on how to strengthen island communities.
This summer, there are plans to install a network of 2,000 bikes at 200 strategically placed stations from Waikiki to Chinatown, covering an area of approximately 7.2 square miles. It’s an effort by Bikeshare Hawaii to bring a new, viable transportation option to urban Honolulu.
Programs across the country are trying to make it easier for new farmers to get started and put down roots. Here's why: There's only one farmer under 35 for every six over 65. By 2030, one-quarter of America's current farmers will retire.
Kamehameha Schools and the Pauahi Foundation announce the return of Mahiai Match-Up – an agricultural business plan contest dedicated to supporting Hawaii’s sustainable food movement and decreasing the state’s dependence on imports. All farmers, ranchers, entrepreneurs, or aspiring farmers with fresh, innovative ideas are welcome to enter. The application window opens today and ends February 29, 2016.
The more we learn about it, the more we understand that everything is deeply interconnected with agriculture in Hawaii: sustainability, development, community, health, culture…and so much more.
Even with low oil prices, the deck is stacked against farmers like Richard Ha on the Big Island. But some argue new strategies can turn things around.
Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) and Ulupono Initiative announced today the expansion of their year-old partnership, in anticipation of the groundbreaking for the research feed mill facility that aims to tackle the vital issue of Hawaii's local food security.
Hawaii-based impact investment group Ulupono Initiative welcomes Tee Suntharo, CPA, as its newest investment associate. Suntharo is responsible for evaluating investment opportunities by performing financial due diligence, building financial models, assisting in the structuring of transactions, and aiding the management of funded organizations.
Today, we have the opportunity to chart the course for our energy future and provide input on one of the most crucial environmental and financial developments in our state's history - the merger of NextEra and Hawaiian Electric.
Murray Clay, Managing Partner for the Ulupono Initiative, was a presenting panelist at the Hawaii Economic Association's (HEA) 2015 Annual Conference. In this presentation Murray discussed how Ulupono balances financial profit, environmental health, and social progress using real-life Hawaii experiences.