The Hawaiʻi Environmental Funders Group (EFG), convened and coordinated by the Hawai‘i Community Foundation, has today released Hawaiʻi’s first State of the Environment Report. “He Lono Moku*: The State of the Environment Hawai‘i 2016” debuts in advance of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s quadrennial World Conservation Congress (WCC) (Honolulu, September 1-10) and highlights pressing issues and the greatest opportunities facing Hawai‘i’s environment.
A Hawaii investment firm focused on generating financial as well as social returns is putting some of its money into the local open-ocean fish farming industry.
Ulupono Initiative is lending Blue Ocean Mariculture LLC $3 million to help finance expansion of the fish farm that raises kahala, or almaco jack branded as Hawaiian Kampachi, in cages floating off Hawaii island’s Kona Coast.
Hawai‘i-based impact investment group Ulupono Initiative today announced newest members of its investment and communications teams.
HONOLULU — Local farmers have a unique opportunity to showcase their produce and goods at a “Farm to School Information Session and Mixer.” Those interested are encouraged to register beginning today or call The Kohala Center at 808-887-6411. Registration ends April 21 and it is free to register, but space is limited.
Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui is working collaboratively with the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture and Department of Education to gather information from the agriculture community for the Farm to School Initiative. Farmers across the state are being asked to participate in a Request for Information (RFI) survey for the Initiative’s market research, beginning today, April 1.
Alerton, a division of Honeywell, today announced an integration and distribution partnership with Ibis Networks. Alerton is a leading supplier of building management systems, and has selected the Ibis InteliNetwork system as its preferred plug load solution. Ibis is the first strategic partner supplier for Alerton, and brings building owners and managers the data and controls over a significant portion of their total energy use.
Hawaiian Electric Co. tells a new solar suitor it’s open to talking about the three SunEdison projects, but wants bankruptcy risks addressed.
Hawaiian Electric should not stand in the way of SunEdison solar farms being constructed on Oahu, investment firm manager says.
The House is expected to pass a bill today that would close a loophole in the definition of the state’s “100 percent renewable energy goal” and prevent Hawaii electric utilities from using any fossil fuel beyond 2045.