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NELHA, SBDC and UH form a strategic partnership to expand global aquaculture growthPosted on October 31, 2018 in Main
NELHA is moving on recommendations resulting from the 2017 Aquaculture Summit! See this press release  and articles from West Hawaii Today and University of Hawaii for details. Also an RFI has been issued to run the accelerator and follow on investment fund.
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NELHA to Host Caterpillar and PISCES International Robotics Challenge in 2019.Posted on October 31, 2018 in Main
Caterpillar Inc. and Pacific International Space Center and Explorations Systems (PISCES) are partnering to launch a first annual international robotics competition to bring college teams from around the world.  The competition will take place late summer 2019 at NELHA which can provide an ideal lunar and/or mars surface for robots designed to collect the most […]
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Ke Kai Ola’s Director Dr. Claire Simeone was selected to be a 2018 TED FellowPosted on August 10, 2018 in Main
Watch DR. Claire Simeone’s April 2018 TED Talk as she explains why she coined the term “zoognosis” to define the knowledge spread between humans and animals, and how it applies to The Marine Mammal Center and Ke Kai Ola’s work. Claire Simeone was the first veterinarian to be selected as a TED Fellow
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NELHA is approved as a Blue Zones OrganizationPosted on July 3, 2018 in Main
NELHA’s wellness program (called HOST OLA) was approved as a Blue Zones. Thank you to Lee-Ann and Kirsten form Blue Zones and the entire crew at NELHA for making this happen!
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NELHA Receives $2M Federal Funding for Forward Osmosis Desalination ProjectPosted on July 3, 2018 in Applied Research, Energy
NELHA has received an award from the US Department of Energy to utilize the existing 4 acre CSP array to provide heat for a forward osmosis project. The project plans to produce 130,000 gallons per day of fresh water. More information available through the following sources: State of Hawaii Press release DOE Announcement DOE Program […]
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Conservation International 2018 Ocean Health IndexPosted on July 3, 2018 in Conservation
Conservation International has finalized the 2018 Ocean Health Index for Hawaii.  The final score was 74 out of 100 with Livelihoods & Economies, Offshore Fisheries, and Sense of Place scoring relatively well. Coastal Protection was the lowest scoring goal, followed by the Habitats sub-goal of Biodiversity, the Mariculture sub-goal of Food Provision, and Sustainable Tourism. There […]
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2018 HIPlan Launch Event at NELHA’s Hale Iako – $25K prizePosted on April 20, 2018 in Main
 
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Ecoult Advanced Lead Acid Battery in Installed in NELHA ESS Test BedPosted on April 20, 2018 in Main
Ecoult new lead acid battery was installed on April 20, 2018 by Renewable Energy Systems. The battery will be evaluated by Sandia National Laboratories over the course of a full year.
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EPSCoR ‘Ike Wai DancePosted on April 20, 2018 in Main
Check out the Water Cycle Dance created an performed by our colleagues from UH created and performed at NELHA for EPSCoR ‘Ike Wai (knowledge of water).  
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Hawaii Island Best Business Plan Competition Kick Off At Palamanui this FridayPosted on July 18, 2017 in Main
Don’t miss it!
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100kW UniEnergy Technology Vanadium Flow ESS to be installed at NELHAPosted on June 20, 2017 in Main
Check out the press release issued today!
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Elemental Excelerator Deadline for 2018 Cohort is May 25 2017Posted on May 12, 2017 in Main
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Palamanui Community College offers scholarships for Natural Science DegreesPosted on May 12, 2017 in Main
Deadline is approaching for student scholarship applications for a science degree at Palamanui: June 1, 2017! Additional information including courses on this two page flyer!  
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2017 Big Island Best Business Plan CompetitionPosted on April 11, 2017 in Main
This year’s Big Island Business Plan Competition will be taking place at NELHA! Last year’s winner was Ono Queens. More details at the HiPlan website and flyer. $25,000 Grand prize for the winner! Submission deadline is September 10, 2017. West Hawaii Today Article 5/19/17
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Free Blue Zone Health Workshops in KonaPosted on April 5, 2017 in Main
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