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March 03, 2017

Proposed Increase to Incidental Take of Bat and Nēnē at Kaheawa

The state is proposing to issue an amended Incidental Take License at Kaheawa Wind Power II above Mā‘alaea to increase the amount of deaths allowed for the Hawaiian hoary bat and the nēnē during facility operations.
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April 19, 2012

Renewable Energy De-Linked From Fossil on Electricity Bills

On Tuesday, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission approved an amended power purchase contract between Kaheawa Wind Power, LLC and Maui Electric Company.
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December 06, 2011

Kaheawa Amends Permit to Address Protected Species

The amendment, if approved, would reduce the level of authorized incidental take of the endangered Hawaiian petrel (uau) and the threatened Newell’s shearwater (ao), in the course of operating the windfarm.
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March 24, 2011

30 MW Kahulu Wind Commercial Operations Begin

The project is able generate enough renewable energy to power up to 7,700 Oahu homes annually.
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February 16, 2011

Newly approved contract clears way for largest wind energy project in state on Maui

When the expansion is complete, Kaheawa will produce a combined capacity of 51 MW, enough energy to power 20,000 Maui homes.
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January 04, 2010

Habitat Conservation Plan Revised for Proposed Windfarm

A revised Habitat Conservation Plan has been prepared for the proposed development of additional wind turbines above Maalaea. The plan was revised because of changes to the project description and a new turbine layout.
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October 29, 2009

State Moves Closer in its Plan to Ship Wind Energy From Maui to Oahu

The state is seeking bids from companies interested in linking Maui County to Oahu using a system of undersea cables. The proposed project was unveiled a year ago when the state entered into an agreement with Hawaiian Electric companies to connect the islands into one electrical grid, allowing renewable wind power generated in Maui County... Read more »
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March 03, 2009


Kaheawa Wind Power is proposing to build an additional 14 wind turbine generators that are nearly identical to the 20 that already operate in the pastures above Maalaea. The company prepared a draft environmental impact statement in February explaining that the new 21 megawatt facility would be located adjacent to the existing 30 MW wind... Read more »
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