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Blue Planet Foundation Releases 2016 Energy Report Card 

on Friday, 14 October 2016 13:50.

Clean energy progress stalls

October 14, 2016
Contact: Melissa Miyashiro, 808-954-6141

HONOLULUBlue Planet Foundation, a nonprofit committed to clearing the path for 100% clean energy, is pleased to announce the release of its 4th annual Energy Report Card (viewable online at Officially debuting on Friday, October 14th, the publication provides a snapshot of Hawaii’s progress toward 100% clean energy by providing a wide-angle view and evaluating five key categories: Transportation, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Smart Grid, and Economics. For each metric, the Report Card analyzes several factors to identify areas of success and opportunities for improvement.

Blue Planet Foundation to Host Second Annual Student Energy Summit

on Monday, 31 October 2016 13:03.

Students from all islands gather to innovate solutions for Hawaii’s clean energy future

October 31, 2016
Contact: Melissa Miyashiro, 808-954-6141

HONOLULUBlue Planet Foundation, is inviting middle and high school students from across the state to attend the organization’s second annual Student Energy Summit on November 11 and 12, 2016, at Mid-Pacific Institute on Oahu. The two-day interactive educational workshop zeroes in on Hawaii’s energy challenges and opportunities, aiming to equip the next generation of clean energy leaders with the tools they need to power a renewable energy future.

Governor Ige Honored with Blue Planet Foundation’s 2016 Honua Award

on Friday, 16 September 2016 16:12.

September 16, 2016
Contact: Melissa Miyashiro, 808-954-6141

HONOLULU—On Wednesday, Blue Planet Foundation, a local nonprofit dedicated to ending the use of fossil fuels, honored Governor David Ige for his exceptional leadership on clean energy at the organization’s first annual fundraising gala, the Blue Tie Bash. The Governor was presented with the 2016 Honua Award at the September 14th event, which raised over $100,000 for Blue Planet Foundation’s charitable mission.

Governor Ige Proclaims September 10th as ‘Electric Vehicle Day’

on Friday, 09 September 2016 16:00.

Proclamation ceremony held at State Capitol ahead of Blue Planet Foundation’s ‘Electric Island Drive’

September 9, 2016
Contact: Melissa Miyashiro, 808-954-6141

HONOLULU—At a ceremony today at the Hawai‘i State Capitol, Governor David Ige declared September 10, 2016, “Electric Vehicle Day,” signing a proclamation in support of efforts to increase electric vehicle awareness and adoption and to underscore Hawai‘i’s commitment to a clean energy future. The Governor presented the proclamation to the Blue Planet Foundation ahead of their “Electric Island Drive” scheduled to take place on September 10th, beginning at 1:00 p.m. The “Electric Island Drive” will bring together electric vehicle owners from across the island for a collective drive through Honolulu to highlight the environmental, health, and economic benefits of zero emission vehicles.

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