Ulupono Initiative


Ulupono Initiative believes transformation can be achieved at a policy level through the support of state and county measures and amendments. We collaborate with likeminded organizations to advocate for policies that will make a meaningful impact in Hawaii.


Taxation; Environmental Response, Energy, and Food Security Tax; Fuel Tax; Barrel Tax

2017 Hawaii Legislative Session

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Reallocates barrel tax revenues by increasing the distribution amounts to the environmental response revolving fund, energy security special fund, energy systems development special fund, and agricultural development and food security fund, in lieu of a distribution to the general fund.

  • Energy