The Hawaii Energy Policy Forum enables informed decisions to advance Hawaii's clean energy future by convening a collaborative network of stakeholders for fact finding, analysis, information sharing, and advocacy.


A pono energy system that sustains a healthy, prosperous, and resilient Hawaii in the face of climate change.


HEPF Peer Exchange: Advancing and Accelerating Hawai’I’s Renewable Energy Goals through Clean Transportation

November 4, 2019


HEPF held its second member-driven peer exchange on October 10, 2019, with a focus on clean transportation and opportunities for unlocking procurement options for government fleets. Participants from all four Counties and the State government came together to tackle two main objectives. (Read More)

HEPF Hosts its First Peer Exchange
September 27, 2019

HEPF initiated a new program- -member-driven peer exchanges, which are small group policy discussions on specific, shared energy policy and planning issues aimed at encouraging collaborative dialogue to inform policy and action. (Read More)

2019 Legislative Session Debrief
May 28, 2019

HEPF moderated Women in Renewable Energy’s (WiRE) legislative session debrief on May 24, 2019. Panelists included Representative Nicole Lowen, Jeannine Souki from Hawaii Gas, Shannon Alivado from Hawaiian Electric, and Melissa Miyashiro from Blue Planet Foundation. (Read More)

HEPF the Hawaii Energy Conference
April 5, 2019

HEPF was a sponsor of the Hawaii Energy Conference held on March 27-28, 2019.  Over 300 energy stakeholders met for thought-provoking dialogue on energy policy. This year’s theme was “Innovation in Practice.” (Read More)

HEPF invites Dr. Beverly Scott as the keynote speaker at the inaugural Hawaii Climate Conference
January 18, 2019

HEPF sponsored Dr. Beverly Scott to present the keynote speech at the Hawaii Climate Conference (Hā o ke kai) on January 14, 2019.  Over 200 people attended the conference from the public, private, and government sectors. (Read More)

#UHHEPF had our 2nd peer exchange bringing together procurement, fleet managers, and energy stakeholders to discuss how to transition state and county fleets to electric vehicles.


#UHHEPF hosted its first peer exchange, bringing together energy & planning folks in gov’t, private sector, & NGOs. Discussion focused on the transportation mitigation-resilience-equity nexus, a policy development framework for more equitable climate action & resilience efforts.


We created a new resource based on @HwnElectric EoT Roadmap. Check out our matrix summarizing selected stakeholder comments & ranking of priorities here: https://bit.ly/2wRM02k What strategies do you think can help us reach our clean energy goals? #UHHEPF #EOT

Check out the #UHHEPF summary of 2019 leg energy bills to see what was introduced and passed! What bills were you rooting for? http://manoa.hawaii.edu/hepf/index.php/legislation/

#UHHEPF is at the Hawaii Energy Conference! Come checkout our booth to learn more about us and for free swag! Share what you think are the top energy issues facing Hawaii!

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