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Ige picks researcher for Public Utilities Commission seat

Posted: May 23, 2017, 5:39 pm
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser)  Gov. David Ige appointed Jay Griffin to serve as the third member of a state panel responsible for regulating utilities. Ige announced Friday that Griffin was his choice for interim member of the Public Utilities Commission. Griffin works as a researcher and faculty member at the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute at the University […]

Ige names University of Hawaii researcher to PUC post

Posted: May 19, 2017, 5:42 pm
(Pacific Business News)  Gov. David Ige on Friday appointed James “Jay” Griffin, a natural energy researcher at the University of Hawaii Manoa, to an interim seat on the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission. “We are excited to find a talented individual in Jay Griffin, who has demonstrated expertise and is aligned with our commitment to a […]

21 win state awards for green practices

Posted: May 18, 2017, 8:08 pm
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser)  Gov. David Ige honored 13 businesses and eight events for their energy-efficient and conservation practices at the state Capitol on Wednesday. The 21 honorees received awards from the Hawaii Green Business Program for their efforts to reduce their water and electricity use and their production of waste. Since Hawaii Green Business’ inception in […]

State recognizes Hawaii businesses, events for green practices

Posted: May 18, 2017, 8:05 pm
(Pacific Business News)  Hawaii on Wednesday honored 13 businesses and eight events for pursuing energy efficiency and sustainable business practices with this year’s Hawaii Green Business awards. One of the recipients is a hotel that diverts up to 30 percent of its wast from the landfill and saves more than 10 million gallons of water […]

HAWAII BUSINESSES AND EVENTS RECOGNIZED FOR GREEN PRACTICES

Posted: May 17, 2017, 1:46 am
News Release (PDF) Awardee Accomplishments (PDF) For immediate release: May 17, 2017 HONOLULU — A hotel that diverts up to 30 percent of its waste from the landfill and saves more than 10 million gallons of water annually is among the recipients of this year’s Hawaii Green Business Program awards. A total of 13 businesses […]

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