May (Multiple Dates) – Community Workshops to Help Shape a Vision for the State’s Clean Energy FuturePosted on May 9, 2022 in Hot Topics, Important Events
To help the state reach its energy goals, The Hawai‘i State Energy Office (HSEO) is hosting a series of statewide community workshops in May to share information and gather input to empower community voices.
These two-hour workshops from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. will allow for learning and sharing to help shape a vision for the state’s clean energy future. Food will be provided. To RSVP, or to get more information, visit www.energy.hawaii.gov/community-workshops. The statewide meeting schedule is as follows:
May 9 – Lāhainā Civic Center
1840 Honoapiilani Hwy, Lāhainā, HI 96761
May 10 – Kīhei Community Center
303 E Lipoa St, Kīhei, HI 96753
May 17 – Makakilo Community Center
92-1120 Makakilo Dr., Kapolei, HI 96707
May 18 – Hau‘ula Community Association
54-10 Kukuna Rd, Hauula, HI , 96717
May 24 – Pāhoa Community Center
15-3022 Kauhale St., Pahoa, HI 96778
May 26 – Kamehameha Schools Learning Center at Mā‘ili
87-790 Kulauku St., Waianae, HI 96792
“The Hawai‘i State Energy Office is committed to ensuring community voices are communicated to policy makers and project developers to help guide decision-making,” said Kirsten Baumgart Turner HSEO Deputy Chief Energy Officer. “Hawai‘i is making tremendous progress in reaching the state’s clean energy goals, and it is important for all residents to participate in the transformation that is underway.”
HSEO has been connecting with community and industry stakeholders to gather input and involve communities in strategic partnerships, stakeholder engagements and collaborations to more effectively, efficiently, and equitably advance Hawai‘i’s 100 percent clean energy goal.
HSEO is an attached agency of the state’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. The HSEO’s mission is to promote energy efficiency, renewable energy, and clean transportation to help achieve a resilient, clean energy, decarbonized economy. Toward this end, the HSEO is developing policies and programs to achieve our energy and climate change goals while identifying strategies that create jobs, lower costs, and improve quality of life in Hawaiʻi.