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NELHA Receives Presidential Award

Posted on May 20, 2016 in Main

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today presented the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The “E” Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. “NELHA has demonstrated ...
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We hear rumors that UH Hilo’s Dr. Shihwu Sung, Professor in Environmental Engineering, and NELHA’s Greg Barbour, Executive Director, are included in the presenters.

A new startup at NELHA’s incubator is experiencing initial success with its breeding program of octopus.  If you want to see the little guys (and their proud parents including the human ones!), book at tour with Kanaloa Farm or Friends of NELHA.

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.