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For Immediate Release: July 28, 2011 HONOLULU – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR program marked the midpoint of the 2011 National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings by releasing a list of Top Contenders for each building category as well as the progress of all participants in the competition. The State Capitol ...
Read More HAWAII’S STATE CAPITOL BUILDING CELEBRATES SAVINGS AT THE MIDPOINT OF EPA’S ENERGY STAR NATIONAL BUILDING COMPETITION

For Immediate Release: July 27, 2011 HONOLULU – Governor Neil Abercrombie today unveiled the first electric vehicle charger at the State Capitol, located in the building’s underground parking garage. The charging station, which accepts major credit cards and requires no membership, is available to all electric vehicle owners and is the first of many charging ...
Read More FIRST PUBLIC ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGER AT THE STATE CAPITOL

For Immediate Release: July 25, 2011 HONOLULU –The state extended the deadline to January 31, 2012 for residents to apply for rebates on new electric or hybrid electric/gasoline cars and chargers. From early January to mid-July, 128 rebates have been approved for 68 electric vehicles and 60 chargers, with $1,068,988 remaining in funding. “We want ...
Read More DEADLINE EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 2012 FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE REBATES

For Immediate Release: July 13, 2011 HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii’s Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS) has completed the installation of 1,005 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on the Kalanimoku Building in the downtown Honolulu Capital District as part of the State’s ongoing efforts to lead by example in reducing Hawaii’s dependence on ...
Read More STATE OF HAWAII CAPITAL DISTRICT CLEAN ENERGY PROJECTS TO SAVE 30 PERCENT IN ENERGY COSTS