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Energy education event is Wednesday

This spring, Hawaii Energy is offering free, one-day workshops for teachers to learn and teach about energy efficiency in the classroom.

The Big Island session is 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo.

There are two types of workshops:

Energy Education: Teaches the concepts of force, motion, light, sound, heat, electricity, magnetism and energy transformations, and

Building Science: Aimed at helping students learn how buildings can become more energy-efficient through various measures such as lighting inspections, measuring electricity plug loads and taking temperature readings.

Participants are eligible to apply for Hawaii Energy Education Grants up to $2,500 and a scholarship to attend the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project’s annual National Energy Conference for Educators.

Space is limited. Register at

Contact Wendi Moss with questions or for more information at, or call 1-800-875-5029.


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