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West Hawaii Explorations Academy plans to occupy its new location at NELHA in Fall 2014. More details are available at West Hawaii Today.

West Hawaii Today published an article on the giant groupers at Kampachi Farms located at NELHA today.

The Institute for Scientists and Engineer Educators (ISEE) at UC Santa Cruz held its annual Akamai Workforce Initiative mentor workshop at the Waikoloa Mariott on April 25-26, 2014. Several NELHA staff members participated in the hands-on workshop to refine the two intern projects that NELHA will be offering as part of the Akamai internship program ...
Read More NELHA staff participates in ISEE Akamai Mentor Worshop

NELHA Draft EA for Internal Roads

Posted on Apr 10, 2014 in Main

NELHA has been diligently working  on planning and designing  a frontage road as well as additional internal roads. Yesterday,  West Hawaii Today reported on the EA for these roads which will be constructed in several phases.

UH’s Infrasound Laboratory (ISLA), whose home base is at NELHA,  is part of a 13-university and eight national laboratories team under the newly established consortium called the Center for Verification Technology. Dr. Milton Garces, HIGP Associate Researcher and Director of the U.H. Infrasound Laboratory will lead the infrasound work. Funding is from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the consortium is ...
Read More ISLA Partners on New -million Project to Improve Nuclear Arms Control Verification Technology

The second HI Growth Entrepreneurs’ Day took place on March 5th, 2014 at the State Capitol. The purpose was to demonstrate to lawmakers that entrepreneurs are critical to Hawaii’s economy.   NELHA provided a presence for the Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology companies. Special thanks to Jen Johansen from Cyanotech Corporation for their participation. Approximately 125 ...
Read More 2014 HI Growth Entrepreneurs Day at the State Capitol

West Hawaii Today reported on sea water air conditioning a few days ago. The technology first implemented at NELHA 30 years  is gaining popularity.

If you live on Oahu or are visiting, you can now obtain fresh and cooked Big Island Abalone at its Ala Moana store. The store had its grand opening last week and is open for business!

NELHA, the County of Hawai’i and Hawai’i Electric Light Company have entered into a strategic partnership to attract, test and evaluate pre-commercial energy storage on February 13, 2014. Read more in a  joint press release issued by the three organizations today.

The Marine Mammal Center has successfully completed fundraising for the Hawaiian monk seal hospital, Ke Kai Ola. The initial construction phase of the $3.2 million facility, located at NELHA,  is completed. The facility is expected to start operations in summer 2014. The Hawaiian monk seal species is nearing extinction as there are fewer than 1,100 ...
Read More Hawaiian Monk Seal Hospital, Ke Kai Ola, Fully Funded