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New access to NELHA roadway in Kona to open Tuesday (Sept 5)

As work continues on the Queen Kaahumanu Highway Widening, Phase 2 project, access to the Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology (HOST) Park from the north bound Queen Kaahumanu Highway will available via the new fourth leg of the Kaiminani Drive intersection thanks to the opening of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) Frontage […]

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(Left to right) HTA Director of Communications Charlene Chan; HTA President and CEO George Szigeti; Rep. Tulsi Gabbard; NELHA Executive Director Gregory Barbour; NELHA Chief Marketing Officer Laurence Sombardier

NELHA and Hawaii Tourism Authority receive President’s ‘E’ Award for commerce

Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaiʻi Authority and Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority were two of 123 U.S. companies and organizations recognized at Monday’s ceremony for the President’s ‘E’ Award.

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Hawaiʻi Island police have initiated a missing person case in connection with a swimmer last seen in waters off Wawaloli Beach 'OTEC Beach.'

In response an 11:49 a.m. call reporting a possible swimmer in distress, Kona Patrol Officers made contact with a a 26-year-old man, who reported that he had been swimming with an acquaintance, 26-year-old Richard Demby of Kailua-Kona, but couldn’t find him after he returned to shore.

Kailua-Kona man missing after last seen swimming off ‘OTEC Beach’

Hawaiʻi Island police have initiated a missing person case in connection with a swimmer last seen in waters off Wawaloli Beach ‘OTEC Beach.’ In response an 11:49 a.m. call reporting a possible swimmer in distress, Kona Patrol Officers made contact with a a 26-year-old man, who reported that he had been swimming with an acquaintance, […]

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NELHA will host a series of fish farmers markets this spring and summer. (Hawaii 24/7 photo by Karin Stanton)

NELHA Lecture Series: Food, Tourism, Energy Nexus (April 21)

MEDIA RELEASE Friends of NELHA (FON) will host the fifth in a series of free lectures regarding energy at the NELHA Gateway Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 21. This session will feature a panel speaking on the topic “Energy and the Economy – the Food / Tourism / Energy Nexus.” Admission is free. […]

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Governor releases $28M for DBEDT infrastructure

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has released more than $28.3 million in capital improvement project (CIP) funds administered by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT). More than $13 million of these CIP funds will go toward improvements to Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii (NELHA) facilities on Hawaii Island. “A successful test-bed […]

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Japanese delegation visits NELHA

Special to Hawaii 24/7 A delegation from Okinawa and Kumejima Island in Japan recently visited Hawaii Island to inspect various technologies at Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii. Greeting the individuals from Kumejima Island were Hawaii County officials Randy Kurohara, deputy managing director, and Bobby Command, executive assistant to the mayor. Kurohara and Command expressed their […]

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Crawford selected to lead Friends of NELHA

MEDIA RELEASE The Board of Directors of the Friends of NELHA has selected Sarah Crawford as its new executive director replacing Guy Toyama, who unexpectedly passed away in November. “After an exhaustive search with many, many great candidates, I am so pleased to welcome Sarah Crawford aboard as the new Executive Director of the Friends […]

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OTEC facility proposed for NELHA

OTEC facility proposed for NELHA

Hawaii 24/7 Staff The Draft Environmental Assessment has been published for OTEC International’s proposed 1 megawatt demonstration plant at the NELHA. OTEC International LLC (OTI), a Maryland limited liability company, proposes to construct and operate an Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Innovation and Demonstration Facility on land leased from the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii […]

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NELHA awards federal funds for biotechnology incubator

NELHA awards federal funds for biotechnology incubator

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson has announced a $3 million Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) to help expand its alternative energy and biotechnology incubator. The project is expected to create 985 jobs and generate $1 million in private investment, according to grantee estimates. “This […]

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Parker Middle School environmental alternatives unity day

Parker Middle School environmental alternatives unity day

MEDIA RELEASE Parker Middle School students came together Friday, Feb. 3 for a day of environmental education. This was the second of three planned Middle School Unity Days for the 2011-2012 school year. The first was Ocean Unity Day in November, when students studied ocean health, currents and tides, coastal plant species, and the Hawaiian […]

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OTEC International LLC (OTI) was selected to build a one-megawatt demonstration plant by the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaiʻi Authority (NELHA) to test the full power cycle of ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) to produce electricity. Above is a proposed 100MW plant off the coast of Oahu.

OTEC International chosen for Hawaii OTEC demonstration

OTEC International LLC (OTI) was selected to build a one-megawatt demonstration plant by the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaiʻi Authority (NELHA) to test the full power cycle of ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) to produce electricity. Above is a proposed 100MW plant off the coast of Oahu.

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'Green Power' hero launches clean energy camp

‘Green Power’ hero launches clean energy camp

MEDIA RELEASE Green Power Girl and the Green Power Heroes in partnership with Friends of NELHA is presenting the Clean Energy Adventure Camp at the Hawaii Gateway Energy Center at NELHA in July and August. Environmental educator Susan Cox (aka Green Power Girl) developed the Green Power Hero School Energy Awareness Program that has been […]

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