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 […]

Largest renewable energy developer comes to Hawaii

We now have the largest renewable energy developer in the world settling into the islands. I’m Paula Akana… I’m Yunji de Nies… The impact on Hawaii’s green energy will be DIRECT! KITV4’s Catherine Cruz joins us with info on some large- scale solar projects… The 2.4 billion dolllar deal between Sun Edison/ First Wind just […]

Company uses blue energy to go green

advocate Henk Rogers is going blue — blue as in Blue Ion. It’s a new business venture that pairs up his company’s energy management software with Sony Electronics. KITV-4’s Catherine Cruz has the details… Henk Rogers is in the drivers seat and we are not just tablking about his electric sports car. The Roundtop resident […]