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Energy efficiency auction seeks projects to fund

Hawaii Energy, the ratepayer-funded energy conservation and efficiency program for Hawaii, Honolulu and Maui counties, is launching the Hawaii Energy Efficiency Auction to find out just how innovative and cost-effective the market can be when it comes to helping residents and businesses save energy.

Isle students to stay overnight in HI-SEAS habitat

The PISCES STARS program concluded with an out-of-this-world experience for three Hawaii Island high school students — they spent Labor Day weekend on “Mars” via the HI-SEAS (Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation) Habitat on Mauna Loa, making them the first students ever to stay at the two-story geodesic dome.