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Oahu customers are asked to reduce their electricity use between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday to help keep the lights on.

Hurlburt Field / U.S. Air Force

The Status of Recycling in Hawaii


U.S. Air Force

Continuing Resolutions and Military Readiness; H-Power Waste Ash; Paratransit Emergency Planning; Local Disney Writer

Trashing Paradise: Does H-POWER Still Make Sense?

Apr 1, 2015
Molly Solomon
Molly Solomon

All week, we’ve been taking a closer look at how Hawai‘i deals with its waste. It’s part of our series, “Trashing Paradise.” Today we focus on H-POWER, the waste to energy plant on O‘ahu. HPR’s Molly Solomon visited the facility where almost all of the island’s trash ends up.

You can find our entire "Trashing Paradise" series here.