Solar supporters demonstrate, HECO to release energy plan Tuesday

Tomorrow, Hawaiian Electric is expected to release its energy plan — to show how residential solar power will connect to the grid in the future.. Many installers and residents have been in “limbo” waiting for the plan. So much so, the number of PV permits issued has dropped in half. KITV4’s Paul Drewes takes us […]

Iolani students studying renewable energy

As if worrying about passing your final exam wasn’t stressful enough… Imaging having to do it in front of the Governor — a military general — and dozens of other dignitaries. That’s what group of Iolani students had to do tonight. KITV4’s Brenton Awa tells us why. These kids have yet to graduate from high […]

A look into Hawaii’s changing energy landscape

been set for Hawaii’s electric companies to give up fossil fuels. This past week the legislature passed a bill that will change the islands’ energy landscape over the next 30 years. KITV 4’s Paul Drewes takes a look. solar file Hawaii’s energy future is brighter, when it comes to renewable resources. 6:09 “30 years from […]

Laniakea: Our home supercluster

Somewhere in the Universe is a small blue planet, the third rock from a star called the Sun, just one of billions of stars in a spiral galaxy known as the Milky Way. But where in the Universe is the Milky Way? A team of scientists gathered data on more than 8,000 of the galaxies […]

Pacific Island nations follow Hawaii’s lead to renewable energy future

TODAY, LEADERS FROM PACIFIC ISLAND NATIONS CAME TOGETHER AS PART OF THE ONGOING FOR THE KINGDOMS OF TONGA AND AMERICAN SAMOA, THE “VISION” IS SHARED WITH THE ALOHA STATE… A 100- PERCENT RENEWABLE TIME WITH THE LOCAL “BLUE PLANET FOUNDATION,” OBSERVING WHAT HAWAII IS DOING TO REACH ITS GOAL OF 100 PERCENT RENEWABLE ENERGY BY […]

Renewable energy in Hawaii

Yesterday marked a landmark moment as several bills were signed to free the state from fossil fuel use in the next 30 years. Joining us is Governor David Ige. Q: Committing Hawaii by law to 100- percent renewable energy is lofty, why do you feel it’s a necessary and attainable goal in a relatively short […]

New year not bright for solar energy users

Some may have new years resolutions to slim down or eat more greens… But homeowners who want to trim their electric bills by going green are starting off the new year with some uncertainty. KITV 4’s Paul Drewes explains. The new year may not all that bright for solar energy in Hawaii. Installations for 2014 […]

How To Make a Fire By Rubbing Sticks

This might be a situation you never thought could happen, but here you are cast away on a deserted island with nothing but the clothes on your back. In this project we’ll be making a survival fire by rubbing sticks together, because if you can do that, you’ll have a much better chance of being […]

Solar users may see bills increase

getting a huge break on their power bills might have to start forking some of it back over! Hawaiian Electric’s sweeping new energy plan promises fairness and lower bills across the board… but solar customers might not agree.. KITV4’s Andrew Pereira joins us with the latest developments… Andrew? Kenny and Yunji, HECO’s plan is already […]