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MECO electric car, photo by Wendy Osher.
Cleaner Fuel Supplies Sought for MECO
August 30th, 2013 · 6 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Hawaiian Electric Companies is seeking suppliers of ultra-low sulfur diesel, biodiesel or biodiesel blends, in the hopes of obtaining up to 150,000 barrels per year for supplies at MECO and HELCO generation facilities, officials said.

Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa, file photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Mayor Provides Maui Legislative Highlights
January 26th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News

He joined the entire Maui delegation earlier this week in Honolulu as all nine council members attended the joint money committee hearing for the state House and Senate. “We had a very strong showing,” said Arakawa during an exclusive interview earlier this week.

Construction of the Courtyard Marriott Hotel near Kahului Airport is undereway on Maui.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Mayor Says “Maui is On the Go” in New Year
December 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Mayor Arakawa provides a positive look at the New Year on Maui, recapping his efforts at stabilizing the economy, discussion of projects producing jobs for residents, and plans for making government more efficient.

Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa. Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Maui Mayor Eyes Energy Potential
August 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

Mayor Arakawa plans for a conscious shift away from traditional power consumption. He said he is on a mission to get to 100 percent reuse.

Maui Electric Company offices in Kahului. Photo by Wendy Osher.
MECO seeks to add 50 megawatts of firm renewable power
February 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

Maui Electric Company is seeking PUC approval to begin a search for 50 megawatts of new renewable energy capacity on Maui.