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Maui’s Noni Biotech Recognized as Top Exporter by Mayor

(Reprinted by permission of MauiNow.com. Original story is available at http://mauinow.com/2012/05/09/mayor-arakawa-visits-noni-biotech-lab/.) By Sonia Isotov On May 4, Maui Mayor Alan M. Arakawa toured the headquarters of Noni Biotech International LLC and invited the company to join a County of Maui … Continue reading

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Maui Smart Grid Project Underway

The first volunteers in the Kihei neighborhood of Maui Meadows received installation of Smart Meters at their homes this spring — the innovative Maui Smart Grid Project is underway! This effort is funded by the United States Department of Energy … Continue reading

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A123 Systems to Supply Advanced Energy Storage Solution to Maui Electric Company to Support Maui Smart Grid Project

A123 Systems (Nasdaq:AONE), a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate® lithium ion batteries and systems, today announced that it will supply a Grid Battery System (GBS) to Maui Electric Company (MECO), a utility serving residents and businesses on the islands … Continue reading

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Pacific Biodiesel Recognized as 2011 Green Job Award Honoree

Hawaii-based Pacific Biodiesel, a company established on Maui in 1996, is cited as one of seven inspiring companies across the nation that together have created more than 2,500 quality”green” jobs. On November 10th from 6PM to 8 PM, SJF Institute … Continue reading

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Maui Smart Grid Project Now Recruiting Volunteers

Project Goal is to Evaluate Consumer and Utility Smart Grid Technologies The Maui Smart Grid project is now actively recruiting volunteers from the Maui Meadows neighborhood in South Kihei to participate in this important pilot project. Participants will have a … Continue reading

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International Success for Maui Tech Company

Maui’s Westec Environmental Solutions, LLC chosen by Iberdrola for Carbon Capture Innovation For Jeff Reiss, Vice-President of Westec Environmental Solutions (WES), LLC of Kahului, the recent announcement that Iberdrola, a Spanish utility company, is investing in their technology marks a … Continue reading

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Maui Selected for Joint Japan-U.S. Smart Grid Project

Japan-U.S. Smart Grid project on Maui to demonstrate new technologies focused on the integration of clean energy and electric vehicles Energy partners from the United States and Japan will collaborate on a multimillion dollar smart grid demonstration project on Maui. … Continue reading

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For IUE, the ocean is a place to explore and a multi-dimensional GIS application

Not long ago, Geographic Information Systems referred to a series of colored dots and splotches on Mylar sheets that could be laid over a map of a region to depict elements of the region, display relationships and predict effects, such … Continue reading

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Maui’s Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) App Featured in USA Today

Disaster Alert, the free app developed by the Kihei-based Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) for iOS devices (iPhone, iPod touch and iPad) and Google’s Android platform, was featured in an article published today in the online version of USA Today. A … Continue reading

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Maui's PS1 Telescope Establishes Near-Earth Asteroid Discovery Record

From SpaceDaily.com The Pan-STARRS PS1 telescope on Haleakala, Maui, discovered 19 near-Earth asteroids on the night of January 29, the most asteroids discovered by one telescope on a single night. “This record number of discoveries shows that PS1 is the … Continue reading

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