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Due date for Solar Prize 5 coming up soon!Posted on September 15, 2021 in Main
October 5th, 2021 is the due date for solar prize applications. As a Gold connector, NELHA can help you with the process! So don’t hesitate to reach out to us. If you are still at the ideation stage, no problem! You may be interested in a virtual idea lab organized by Halvatzis and Associates, LLC  […]
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Two HOST Park businesses to be highlighted in Guy Fieri Hawaii seriesPosted on August 2, 2021 in Main
If you are a fan of Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive Ins & Dives, you might want to try to catch his new upcoming series on Hawaiian Adventure, Culture and Cuisine on “Guy: Hawaiian Style”. The series starts on August 28 according to a Discovery and Science Channel Press Release. Two HOST Park business are expected […]
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American Made Challenge Solar Prize 5 – $4.6MPosted on July 2, 2021 in Main
We are excited to announce that Round 5 of the multi-million-dollar American-Made Solar Prize has commenced! This competition encourages innovators to come up with ideas to energize solar energy in new and exciting ways. Round 5 features a two-track structure, which invites both hardware and software technologies to compete separately and allows for more solar […]
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NELHA Receives $1.8M Award for Aquaculture Accelerator and Incubation EffortsPosted on May 13, 2021 in Main
US Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, issued a press release on May 13, 2021 announcing a $1.8M grant to NELHA to grow the aquaculture sector through aquaculture and incubator activities at NELHA. More details are available in the Civil Beat article May 17, 2021 Also, if you are interested, Hawaii Public Radio covered the […]
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HATCH Announces 2021 Innovation Studio – Hawaii EditionPosted on April 22, 2021 in Main
This year, HATCH will be offering a program that is focused on advancing home-grown Hawaii aquaculture projects. They are calling the program the Innovation Studio- Hawaii Edition. The aquaculture focus is surprisingly broad as it includes supply chain, alternative seafood, equipment, software, feed components and other related areas. Through the Innovation Studio, HATCH plans to […]
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NELHA Announces Advanced Microgrid ProjectPosted on March 25, 2021 in Main
NELHA has announced that a consortium conceived and coordinated by the Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) at University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Manoa consisting of  the Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP), Encored, LG Electronics, Coast Energy Capital Fund, University of Hawaiʻi, Seoul National University, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, and NELHA […]
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A solar-powered factory starts operations at NELHAPosted on March 25, 2021 in Main
NELHA recently announced a new solar project at NELHA. In late 2020, LightManufacturing Inc. quickly deployed an outdoor containerized factory that produces large durable plastic products such as tanks from 100% solar power provided by heliostats. The system allows to build items that are typically shipped to the islands from an off grid plant that […]
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County of Hawaii Sustainability Summit March 4-5 2021Posted on March 12, 2021 in Main
The County of Hawaiʻi’s Office of the Mayor hosted a free virtual Sustainability Summit on March 4th & 5th, 2021 with the intent of bringing bright minds together to explore and share sustainable ideas and solutions, and to celebrate individuals and collaborative sustainability efforts currently happening in Hawaiʻi County. The key note presentations took place at […]
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Hidden groundwater pathways in West HawaiiPosted on November 25, 2020 in Main
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 as well as on other volcanic islands. A new conceptual model of the aquifer system showing that twice as much water than previously thought might be […]
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Last Chance to Win $50K and Compete in the Solar Prize Round 4Posted on October 1, 2020 in Main
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 […]
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Looking for innovative ideas to produce industrial grade O2 using solar at NELHAPosted on September 22, 2020 in Main
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 […]
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Pacific Hybreed starts operations at its NELHA biosecure breeding stationPosted on September 8, 2020 in Main
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 […]
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The future of aquaculture in times of COVID 19Posted on September 1, 2020 in Main
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 […]
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NELHA is in the lead for the AMC Solar 4 Prize Accelerator ChallengePosted on August 31, 2020 in Main
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 […]
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US Department of Energy American-Made ChallengesPosted on August 12, 2020 in Main
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 […]
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