Hawaii joins effort to set state appliance efficiency standards

State legislature passes bill expected to save Hawaii consumers half a billion dollars In a win for Hawaii residents and the climate, Hawaii lawmakers passed...

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Hawaii students experience a ride of the future

New zero-emission buses owned by JTB Hawaii visit local schools through education partnership with Blue Planet Foundation What kind of bus would make local students...

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Blue Planet Foundation certifies forty-one Electric Vehicle Experts across the state

Program part of a push to accelerate clean transportation transformation Forty-one automobile sales associates in Hawaii are now certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Experts, thanks to...

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Nearly 200 students gather to tackle Hawaii’s pressing energy challenges

Fourth annual Student Energy Summit unites youth statewide in solving climate change Close to 200 students from across the state participated in Blue Planet Foundation’s...

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National parliamentarians worldwide vow to take immediate action on climate change

Blue Planet Foundation helps inspire and shape content of emergency resolution This week, national parliamentarians across the world adopted an emergency resolution calling for decisive action on...

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New UN report presents stark reality of our climate challenge and urges rapid action

Fossil fuel use must peak by 2020 to avert the most devastating impacts of climate change Fifteen months. That’s how long humankind has to begin...

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Public Utilities Commission ends free ride on fossil fuel costs

Landmark ruling will motivate move to clean energy Last Friday, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) issued a landmark ruling requiring Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO),...

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Blue Planet’s Jeff Mikulina selected for Omidyar Fellows Cohort VI

Blue Planet Foundation is pleased to announce that Executive Director Jeff Mikulina has been selected as one of fifteen leaders to participate in Cohort VI...

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Renewable, resilient microgrids in Hawaii’s future

On the final day of the legislative session, the Hawaii legislature passed a bill to encourage the development of energy microgrids (HB 2110). Microgrids—a small...

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Governor Ige signs Hawaii Ratepayer Protection Act

At a ceremony at the State Capitol today, Governor David Ige signed into law the Hawaii Ratepayer Protection Act (Act 5 of 2018)—a measure to...

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