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Articles from April 2019 Issue
3 Home Appliances At the Forefront of Energy Efficiency
With Hawaii’s goal of achieving 100 percent clean energy by 2045, have you considered if you...
Noho Home’s New Designs are Inspired by Nature and Culture
As a Native Hawaiian textile designer, Jalene Kanani Bell’s relationship to Hawaii and...
An Open and Connected Modern Beach House
Building a beach house had long been a dream of Ken and Terri Silva. Retired from their careers in...
Industry Watch: Celebrating Architecture
The American Institute of Architects Honolulu Chapter invites the community to share in its passion...
Radar: How You Can Make a Lasting Contribution to the Environment
Come April 22, many people around the globe will be celebrating Earth Day and participating in...
Pacific Home’s New Showroom Curates a Fresh Coastal-Modern Aesthetic
Step into Pacific Home’s new 10,000-square-foot showroom on Kapiolani Boulevard and you...
Sustainability Goals Gain International Recognition
Hawaii has been officially recognized by the United Nations as one of the world’s first local...
Join the Project Footprint Initiative
Are you part of the movement? Hawaiian Electric believes you can be. Its new Project Footprint...
Institute for Climate & Peace
Whether we like it or not, our climate is changing. The result of these changes will range from...
Working Together to Fight Climate Change
Hurricanes Lane and Olivia. Severe beach erosion on the North Shore. These were just a few...
Solar-plus-Storage Projects to Power More Homes
At the beginning of the new year, Hawaiian Electric, which includes Maui Electric and Hawaii...
GEM$: On-Bill Financing
It’s a common misconception that solar and pv systems are too costly or are only for...
Energy Efficiency in the Islands
We all know that energy efficiency is important, but do we know why? With the effects of climate...
How We Can All Be Energy Efficient
Making simple changes to the way you go about your everyday activities can help save the planet...
New Solar Programs Provide Customers with Options to Fit Lifestyle
Hawaiian Electric is adding a specialized solar energy program for residents who helped propel...
How to Create a Healthy, Holistic, Eco-Friendly Home
As local residents become more conscious of the environmental impact their home design choices may...
In the Fast Lane
Once a month, a coalition of unlikely allies holds a roundtable discussion to strategize how to...
Electric Operations at the Docks
As advocates work to make vehicles on Hawaii’s roadways renewably powered by 2045, the trend...
Full Charge Ahead
Hawaii’s EV charging station infrastructure grows more robust to meet the demand of the state...
On Board the Electric Bus Movement
The transition to electric buses is gaining traction due to an increasing amount of cross-sector...
Continuing the Mission
It was an epic journey that went down in history. Two Polynesian double-hulled voyaging canoes, the...
Seeds of the Future
It was a sight to see: more than 100 people of all ages, clutching at one long strip of black weed...
Lessons Learned from a Land Preserved in Time
In the lush valley of Manoa, Kukaoo Heiau sat for nearly a thousand years overlooking a patchwork...
Green Spotlights: Green Home Solutions of Hawaii
The experts at Green Home Solutions of Hawaii know creating a healthy household extends beyond...
3 Green and Simple Ways to Start Your Eco-Conscious Household
Your journey to a greener home is a lot easier to achieve than you may think. From small eco-...
8 Stylish and Sturdy Planters for Indoor and Outdoor Foliage
Have your plants take root in a firm foundation that’s both stylish and sturdy. From medium-...
A Hokua Tower Luxury Condo Brightens Up with an Airy Remodel
Taking in panoramic views of the ocean over Ala Moana Park, Hokua Tower is home to many residents...
Editor’s Notes April 2019
I’ve been giving a lot of thought to what it means to be eco-conscious. When the county...