Blue Planet Foundation

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'Stay at Home' Dilemma; Advanced Healthcare Directives; Mayoral Candidates on Rail; 50 Waypoints  


Call in show discussing solar energy in Hawaii. Guests include:

  • Melissa Miyashiro, managing director of strategy and policy at Blue Planet Foundation and who serves on the state’s Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force. 
  • William Giese, executive director of the Hawaii Solar Energy Association. Giese’s work focuses on policy analysis, creation, and advocacy of clean energy policies.
  • Peter Rosegg, senior spokesman for Hawaiian Electric Companies.
  • Marco Mangelsdorf, president of ProVision Solar in Hilo. He has been in the solar energy and renewable energy field since 1978. 

Blue Planet Foundation

The Blue Planet Foundation, an environmental non-profit, lowered Hawaii’s overall clean energy grade from a B- to a C.

Wayne Yoshioka

The Chamber of Commerce of Hawai’i hosted a Transportation Summit today focusing on fossil fuel consumption for ground transportation.

Wayne Yoshioka

The World Conservation Congress continues on day 5 of its scheduled 10-day conference at the Hawai’i Convention Center.  One of the workshops focused on the challenges facing island nations that strive for total fossil fuel independence to generate electricity.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

The Conversation: Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Jul 6, 2016

Changing Energy Consumption Habits; Watercolor Class for Adults; FAA Rules for UAS; Maui OnStage Spamalot

*Due to technical difficulties this morning we were not able to record audio from today's show. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions about guests or topics please call 808-795-8248.

Changing Energy Consumption Habits: Caleb Brown