Fiery Ice Conference
This year's theme, "15 Years of Progress and Future Directions" will highlight accomplishments and changes in hydrate... more
Creating renewable gasoline
Creating gasoline and biodiesel from readily available microbial organisms may sound too good to be true, but that is exactly what... more
Should LNG be an option for Hawaii?
The HNEI's John Cole recently co-authored a piece for Global Island News on whether LNG should be an option for Hawaii.
Work in bioplastics leads to $1.4 million contract
Thanks to the efforts of a Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute researcher, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has signed an exclusive... more
First net zero energy buildings under construction at UH Mānoa
On June 15, 2015 contractors broke ground for the installation of two 1,500 square foot, net zero energy classrooms. These classrooms... more
New study models path for achieving Hawaiʻi’s renewable energy targets
The Hawai‘i Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) at UH Mānoa, in partnership with GE Energy Consulting, has completed an analysis identifying... more
Wave energy device activated off Kāne‘ohe Bay
Northwest Energy Innovations (NWEI) has deployed its “Azura” wave energy conversion... more