Blue Planet Foundation and KHON2 are proud to present Empowered: Hawaii’s Clean Energy Future. This 12-part series discusses the importance of renewable energy for our islands. Hear from local families, businesses, and community leaders who are taking action to tackle the climate crisis.
Learn how Hawaii became the first in the nation to pass a 100% clean energy law, and the successes and challenges our islands have seen since then.
As Hawaii recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, we look at actions that can help foster economic growth, ensure equitable access and affordability, and address climate change.
Explore what would happen if Hawaii took a more human and pedestrian-centered approach to our public areas and how we can decrease the need for driving altogether.
Take a look at the benefits of going solar, see how residents and businesses have made the switch, and discuss the challenges and opportunities here in Hawaii.
Dive into the myths about electric vehicles and learn how EVs play a critical role to help us achieve 100% clean energy.
Hear from motivated students about the work they are doing to lead the charge for a 100% clean energy future.
See how making simple, energy-efficient choices benefits not only the environment but our finances as well.
Look at the different types of clean energy here in Hawaii and how batteries will play a big role in reaching our 100% renewable energy goal.
See some of the great successes in clean energy and climate in 2021 and and find out what is ahead for 2022!
Take a closer look at how the climate science and research happening here in Hawaii is being used all across the globe.
Learn about the effects that the climate crisis has on our state, but also the hope found in those taking action.
Take a closer look at what Hawaii's communities are accomplishing by working together, and learn how our youth can make a difference.