Kihei Charter School is installing solar panels which are expected to generate 90 percent of peak power needs for the school. The panels, shown being wired at the Kihei Charter School Pavilion by Lawrence Baisa, will be connected to the Maui Electric Company power grid once the wiring is completed. The panels are part of a total of 1,250 panels that are part of a system also … [Read more...] about Kihei Charter Generating Power To Light Up The Path To Learning
Three years ago this month Albert Perez took over as Executive Director of the Maui Tomorrow Foundation. He helped found the organization in 1989, stayed a few years, then moved to the mainland, where he spent much of his time until 2015. I chatted with Perez not long after he took over Maui Tomorrow, and since then have seen him around the county doing the grunt work of a … [Read more...] about Talking affordable housing, seawalls and sustainable ag with Albert Perez, 3 years after he took over Maui Tomorrow
The Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway will be at the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (MNBG) on Saturday, Nov. 4. In partnership with MECO and Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program, MNBG will give away 1,000 Hawaiian trees for free (one tree per person of any age). Experts will be on hand to help you choose the best tree for where you live. There’ll also be lectures, … [Read more...] about Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
There will be an Electric Vehicle (EV) Showcase at the Queen Ka`ahumanu Center on Saturday, Aug. 12. Presented by the Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB), this is for people who want to learn more about owning an electric or hybrid vehicle on Maui. There’ll be experts answering all questions about financing, tips on buying versus leasing, as well as giveaways, prize drawings … [Read more...] about Electric Vehicle (EV) Showcase at Queen Kaahumanu Center
1. According to a Mar. 24 Bureau of Labor Statistics news release, in 2016 the average rate of labor underutilization (“includes the unemployed, workers employed part time for economic reasons, and the marginally attached to the labor force”) was 9.6 percent for the U.S. as a whole. What was it for Hawaii? A. 5.5 percent B. 6.5 percent C. 7.5 percent D. 8.5 percent E. 9.5 … [Read more...] about QuizUnderstood: What do you know about Maui Electric Company sale speculation?