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Featured Articles | Comments Off on Position Available – Solar Designer Needed

Position Available – Solar Designer Needed

Want to make a lasting impact on the environment and grow your career in a dynamic industry? Hawaii Pacific Solar is a fast-growing, award-winning Maui-based company looking for a solar designer. No experience is necessary – training will be provided. Basic computer skills are needed and CAD experience is a big plus. The company offers a […]

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Featured Articles | Comments Off on Two Large Solar Projects, First of Their Kind on Maui, Up for Review

Two Large Solar Projects, First of Their Kind on Maui, Up for Review

In a news release dated Aug. 5, Maui Electric Company said it proposes to buy electricity from two large solar projects, the first of their kind on Maui. The contracts were filed Aug. 5 with the Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission for review and approval. If the contracts are approved by the Commission, South Maui Renewable […]

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Featured Articles | Comments Off on 7th Annual Nathan Bloom Classic Golf Tournament Sept. 19

7th Annual Nathan Bloom Classic Golf Tournament Sept. 19

The 7th annual No-Shenanigans golf tournament, in memory of Nathan Bloom, will be held on Saturday, September 19, at Chardonnay Golf and Country Club in Napa, CA. Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Lunch, auction and awards start at 1 pm. No-Shenanigans is a California based non-profit, founded in 2009 as a yearly charity fundraiser and remembrance. […]

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Featured Articles | Comments Off on Hawaii Pacific Solar, Maui Companies Support Hawaii Nature Center

Hawaii Pacific Solar, Maui Companies Support Hawaii Nature Center

Hawaii Pacific Solar’s president and CEO and Hawaii Nature Center (HNC) board member, Bob Johnston,  joined other HNC board members and local Maui companies, at a community work day at HNC’s Maui location, ‘Iao Valley. The work day kicked off the initial phase of renovations at the facility. The group replaced the railings around the […]

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Featured Articles | Comments Off on HECO/MECO proposes Increasing grid costs for new PV customers

HECO/MECO proposes Increasing grid costs for new PV customers

Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO), which includes subsidiary Maui Electric Co, is proposing changes that will affect your costs. See full story at Maui News, p. A3, July 2 http://bit.ly/1enW2fK Excerpted from the Maui News: “The changes, which will not affect current net metering agreements or those currently in the pipeline, include: “* Crediting at a rate […]

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Featured Articles | Comments Off on Tracking the Solar Impulse? On the Way to Hawaii yet?

Tracking the Solar Impulse? On the Way to Hawaii yet?

The Solar Impulse is the world’s first around-the world solar flight. Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are the founders, pilots and driving force behind Solar Impulse, the first airplane of perpetual endurance, able to fly day and night without a drop of fuel. By attempting the first Round the World Solar Flight, they want to […]

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Featured Articles | Comments Off on Hawaii Pacific Solar Wins Green Category at Pacific Edge Magazine Business Achievement Awards

Hawaii Pacific Solar Wins Green Category at Pacific Edge Magazine Business Achievement Awards

Friday night was a big night for Hawaii Pacific Solar as hundreds gathered at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki for Pacific Edge Magazine’s annual business achievement awards gala. Maui’s Hawaii Pacific Solar was selected from three finalists for the Green Award, which recognizes an individual or business that has shown a steadfast commitment to […]

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Featured Articles | Comments Off on Lahainaluna High School Wins Hawaii Pacific Solar Grant Award

Lahainaluna High School Wins Hawaii Pacific Solar Grant Award

Hawaii Pacific Solar (HPS), a Maui-based solar PV design and installation company, has awarded a $2,450 grant to Lahainaluna High School for its sustainability project. Students, under the guidance of teacher Jessica Kailani Ross who submitted the grant application, will learn how to build a solar-powered charging station for portable electronic devices, small appliances such […]

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Featured Articles | Comments Off on MAUI COUNTY COUNCIL BOY SCOUT CAMP MALUHIA GOES SOLAR

MAUI COUNTY COUNCIL BOY SCOUT CAMP MALUHIA GOES SOLAR

Energy savings will fund professional staff position The Maui County Council of the Boy Scouts of America held a blessing for the newly installed PV system at Camp Maluhia in Wailuku, Maui on March 17. “Everything in camp is now powered by solar,” said Robert Nakagawa, executive director for Maui County Council of the Boy Scouts […]

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Featured Articles, Latest News | Comments Off on Aiea High Students Harvest Foods Grown with HPS Grant

Aiea High Students Harvest Foods Grown with HPS Grant

In the 2013-14 school year, HPS awarded a grant for an aquaponics program at Aiea High School that would help teach students about sustainability and energy. It was a challenging project, large and labor intensive. Teacher Jamie Macadang has been an amazing leader on this project, and these picture show green results! Aiea High School […]

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