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The UH Ike Wai project has made some fascinating discoveries regarding the aquifer system in West Hawaii which may have important implications for fresh water management in the area. This short article in the New York Times is a good summary. If you would like to dive deeper into the electromagnetic imaging technology used, you ...
Read More Hidden groundwater pathways in West Hawaii

Last Chance to Win $50K and Compete in the Solar Prize Round 4 The American-Made Solar Prize Round 4 is still accepting applications from U.S.-based students, entrepreneurs, and other solar industry professionals for a chance at $50,000. As a competitor, you will develop critical partnerships with national labs and other members of the American-Made Network ...
Read More Last Chance to Win K and Compete in the Solar Prize Round 4

If anyone knows how reliably produce low cost Oxygen for commercial aquaculture from solar, please reach out to us! The COVID pandemic has highlighted weaknesses in the supply chain for oxygen. And we think NELHA would be a great demonstration site for solar power technology to produce this important commodity. We also think the American ...
Read More Looking for innovative ideas to produce industrial grade O2 using solar at NELHA

We are excited to share that Pacific Hybreed, after a few months construction and despite COVID 19, has started operations at its new biosecure breeding station at NELHA. The hatchery will produce Kumamoto oysters and rock scallops. Pacific Hybreed is also part of a NOAA funded project to develop genetic markers for resistance to the ...
Read More Pacific Hybreed starts operations at its NELHA biosecure breeding station

Below are some links to some recent interesting reports on the future and possible benefits of aquaculture. Scenarios for global aquaculture and its role in human nutrition Benefits and costs of a sustainable ocean economy Meanwhile, congratulations to Ocean Era at NELHA on cracking the problem of having to feed fish to fish! This is ...
Read More The future of aquaculture in times of COVID 19

NELHA is still in the lead for the Solar Prize 4 ACCELerator Challenge for Connectors with 29 points… But we are even more interested in helping teams win the solar prize 4! Need to assemble a team? No worries, check the community page. Need a demonstration site? No worries, NELHA has one. But really, to ...
Read More NELHA is in the lead for the AMC Solar 4 Prize Accelerator Challenge

NELHA is now a Connector for the US Department of Energy American-Made Challenges which aims to accelerate US domestic energy and global business opportunities. There are various challenges out at the moment with millions worth in prizes including challenges for geothermal manufacturing, hydro, waves, and solar. The solar challenge (which started the program) is in ...
Read More US Department of Energy American-Made Challenges

Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha portal is up!

Posted on Jul 8, 2020 in Main

DBEDT is very pleased to announce the live launch of the Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha portal site at https://buy.hawaii.gov/. DBEDT created this portal site to promote the online shopping sites of Hawaii manufacturers, restaurants and farm delivery services. In this first phase,  the importance of buying local is promoted. The Business Development & Support Division ...
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News of the new aquaculture accelerator at NELHA is spreading around the world: Office of Gov Ige Press Release West Hawaii Today (Launch) West Hawaii Today (kickoff event) Big Island Now Tech in Asia NCE Seafood Innovation Cluster (Norway) Undercurrent News (London) The Fish Site (England) Check HATCH’s website for more information on their accelerator ...
Read More HATCH selected to run State Aquaculture Accelerator at NELHA

Information regarding the NELHA Second Conference on Energy Storage Trends and Opportunities can be found at the summary web page. West Hawaii Today article emphasized one of the sessions which covered resilience in force majeure situations. Greg Barbour, NELHA Executive Director  Dr. Imre Gyuk from US DOE presents key note  Jordan Little, Elemental Excellerator  Kyle ...
Read More NELHA ESS Conference Dec 5-6, 2018 Photos

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