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Lingle on the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative's legacy

Lingle on the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative’s legacy

MEDIA RELEASE Linda Lingle, candidate for Hawaii’s open U.S. Senate seat, has released the following statement regarding the progress of the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative. “I am encouraged that the Hawaii State Legislature passed SB 2785, which establishes a regulatory framework for the private investment in, and development of, an inter-island electricity transmission cable. “Energy […]

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Aiona-Finnegan unveil plans for energy, ag and environment

Aiona-Finnegan unveil plans for energy, ag and environment

MEDIA RELEASE Duke Aiona and Lynn Finnegan have announced their detailed policy agendas for energy, agriculture and environmental stewardship. “I will vigorously implement the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative, and set a more aggressive, but achievable, mid-term goal of cutting by more than one-half Hawaii’s annual foreign oil spending by 2018,” Aiona said. “Instead of shipping […]

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Hawaii, Okinawa sign partnership on clean energy

Hawaii, Okinawa sign partnership on clean energy

MEDIA RELEASE A United States-Japan national agreement on clean energy development was signed June 18 in Tokyo among the U.S. Department of Energy, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the State of Hawaii and the Prefecture of Okinawa. This national agreement features the Hawaii-Okinawa Partnership on Clean and Efficient Energy Development and Deployment. This […]

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Aiona committed to making Hawaii greenest place

Aiona committed to making Hawaii greenest place

MEDIA RELEASE The following is the transcript of Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona’s remarks Friday, June 4 at the Hawaii Energy Policy Forum: Aloha mai kakou. Aloha. I believe that Hawaii is on the path to a clean energy future, and I am committed to a long-term vision of making Hawaii the greenest place on Earth […]

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Cash incentives for Energy Star refrigerators

Cash incentives for Energy Star refrigerators

MEDIA RELEASE Lt. Gov. James R. “Duke” Aiona Jr., has announced Hawaii residents will soon be able to save money on new energy-efficient refrigerators when they replace their old models, as a result of $2 million in federal stimulus funds allocated to the state to be used for Energy Star appliance rebates. Starting May 24, […]

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Hawaii residents who purchase new electric vehicles or install electric vehicle chargers after Aug. 1, 2010 may be eligible for rebates or grants under the Hawaii Electric Vehicle (EV) Ready Program, Lt. Gov. James R. "Duke" Aiona, Jr. has announced.

Hawaiia’s electric vehicle rebate, grant program announced

Hawaii residents who purchase new electric vehicles or install electric vehicle chargers after Aug. 1, 2010 may be eligible for rebates or grants under the Hawaii Electric Vehicle (EV) Ready Program, Lt. Gov. James R. “Duke” Aiona, Jr. has announced.

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Input sought on reducing greenhouse gases (Nov. 16 & Nov. 17)

Input sought on reducing greenhouse gases (Nov. 16 & Nov. 17)

MEDIA RELEASE * Hilo – Monday, November 16 – 5:30-7 p.m. – Office of Aging Conference Room – 1055 Kinoole Street Suite 101 * Kona – Tuesday, November 17 – 5:30-7 p.m. – Department of Liquor Control – Kona Hearings Room 75-5722 Hanama Place, Suite 1107, Kailua The public is invited to workshops to be […]

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Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative one-year progress report

Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative one-year progress report

MEDIA RELEASE In a big step forward for the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative, the state has issued a request for proposal (RFP) from companies and other interested organizations to conduct an environmental impact statement (EIS) for an undersea power cable connecting the islands of Lanai, Molokai, Oahu, and Maui. The undersea cable, which would connect […]

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State snags $6M grant funding for energy projects

State snags $6M grant funding for energy projects

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle has announced the Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands and Department of Accounting and General Services will conduct energy efficiency and renewable projects funded by more than $6 million in Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Energy. […]

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State continues energy conservation efforts

State continues energy conservation efforts

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Accounting and General Services has awarded a $33.9 million contract for the State Capital District, Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) project to Noresco, LLC (NORESCO), an energy services company.    The project includes energy efficiency improvements to 10 State office buildings within the State Capital District, including the State […]

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Clean Energy Web site launched

Clean Energy Web site launched

MEDIA RELEASE More information about the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative is now just a click away.  The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism has unveiled a Web site at www.hawaiicleanenergyinitiativ…, where residents and businesses are being encouraged to go for information about the role they can play to thelp Hawaii reduce its dependence […]

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Clean energy on governor's advisory council agenda

Clean energy on governor’s advisory council agenda

MEDIA RELEASE The Governor’s West Hawaii Community Advisory Council meets Wednesday, March 11 at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority Gateway Center in Kailua-Kona. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m.  Ted Peck, energy administrator, Strategic Industries Division from the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism will discuss the Lingle-Aiona Administration’s work to achieve […]

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