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Seven monk seals going home

Posted on Apr 25, 2016 in Main

On April 14, NELHA helped the Marine Mammal Center / Ke Kai Ola load seven monk seals onto pickup trucks so they could be to transported to an awaiting US Coast Guard airplane at Kona Airport. The seals have been rehabilitating at the MMC for the past six months. The volunteers put the seals into ...
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Hawaii Chamber of Commerce and Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce are organizing an event with focus on energy efficiency for businesses. Representatives from INNOVATE Hawaii And Hawaii Energy will be attending. Hawaii Energy offers cash rebates and other incentives for businesses to offset costs of installing energy efficient equipment. This program is highly recommended if you are ...
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Kampachi Farms Looking at Expansion

Posted on Feb 19, 2016 in Main

Check out recent West Hawaii Today article.

CONTACT: Carrie Kuwada Phipps, Educational Specialist, carriekp@hawaii.edu.  808.969.8808 Shidler College of Business to host distance learning info meeting in Kona (see flyer) The University Center at Pālamanui and the Shidler College of Business (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa) will host a community informational meeting for the Fall 2016 Neighbor Island cohort program in Kona on ...
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Check out West Hawaii Today’s article on one of the new projects at NELHA’s incubator and research campus. Picture by Laura Shimabuku/West Hawaii Today

The NELHA Board gave a preliminary approval for Edisun Heliostats project at NELHA. Some details are provided in this West Hawaii Today article. Conceptual diagram for the technology below is from Edisun‘s brochure.  

The past few years have witnessed spectacular increase in production, sales and exports at NELHA. These increases are having a favorable impact on Hawaii’s aquaculture production and export. See today’s press release and Pacific Business News, West Hawaii Today, Honolulu Star Advertiser articles for further details. Shrimp News International, a major international shrimp industry reporting service, is taking ...
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This year the SBIR/STTR conference is being linked with the first Advanced Manufacturing event October 20-23 on Oahu. The conference will be bringing in DC Federal managers including USDA, DOE, Homeland Security, NIH, NSF, NOAA, Air Force and DoD  and also corporate representatives from Panasonic Ventures and SamSung. Attend the conference and schedule one on one time with these ...
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US DOE is funding $20M in vouchers to access national laboratory facilities and expertise to eligible small businesses as part of the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) Pilot in the areas of advanced manufacturing, buildings, vehicles, wind, water, bioenergy, fuel cells, geothermal and solar. For more information, check out the SBV website.

Fish 2.0 is a business competition that connects sustainable fishing and aquaculture businesses with potential investors. Of the 170 entrants, only 37 are selected to participate in a competition in November. NELHA’s Kampachi Farms LLC has been selected as one of the finalists.