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November 17, 2015

Seven-Year Financial Services Veteran Tee Suntharo, CPA, Joins Ulupono Initiative As Investment Associate

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.


September 27, 2015

Don’t leave Hawaii in the dark

We’re all facing a crucial decision over who will take the reins of our state’s energy future. We’ve committed to a future with 100 percent renewable energy and better reliability from the grid. We also want affordable electricity for our families and businesses. We need to work together to make sure we achieve a bright future for all.


September 24, 2015

Hawaii Seafood Month Kicks Off Statewide October 1st With 50 Participating Restaurants and Retailers

Beginning October 1, more than 50 restaurants and retailers statewide will kickoff Hawaii Seafood Month, an initiative organized by Conservation International Hawaii in partnership with the Hawaii Seafood Council. In conjunction with NOAA’s National Seafood Month, this campaign highlights the collective efforts of the commercial fishing sector and local businesses to promote sustainable, local seafood and vibrant fishing communities across our paeaina.


September 06, 2015

Nothing New From NextEra

It’s a familiar story: A large merger is proposed that puts an important piece of Hawaii’s future at stake. Questions are asked about the details of the merger and we’re told, “trust us, we’ve got this handled.” Ask yourself, how many of those promises became reality once that company had control? For the Hawaiian Electric/NextEra merger, now is the time to ensure real commitments for residents and ratepayers, before we lose our chance to do so. Time and again, we’ve learned there is a big difference between firm commitments and empty promises



September 03, 2015

Highlighting our clean transportation investments, analyzing LNG, and giving away an e-bike at Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summits and Expo

Over the past three years Ulupono Initiative has proudly sponsored the Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summits and Expo (APRISE) at the Hawaii Convention Center. APRISE brings together hundreds of local, national and international stakeholders in the energy industry, government, US military and private sector.