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Pacific Biodiesel’s Hobron fueling station.  Courtesy photo.
Kahului Biodiesel Price Lowest in Hawaiʻi
December 9th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Gas Prices, Maui Business

B20, which is a blend of 20% biodiesel and 80% petroleum diesel, dropped today to $3.79 per gallon.

Passengers and crew aboard Aqua Adventure prepare to depart Māʻalaea Harbor fueled by 100% Biodiesel. Courtesy photo.
Pacific Biodiesel Offers Biodiesel to Boats at Māʻalaea
October 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Maui Business

Pacific Biodiesel has expanded its operations with larger capacity that allows the company to offer biodiesel to boats at Māʻalaea Harbor on Maui.

Aerial of Maui Landfill fire. Photo courtesy County of Maui.
Maui Landfill Reopens, Fire Contained
June 4th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News

A landfill fire on Maui caused upwards of $360,000, since it was first reported on Sunday afternoon. County officials said the landfill is now open. Fire officials say the fire was 95% contained by Monday night.

Pacific Biodiesel's Rob Robinson and Kelly King present the Aipono award to Roger Stettler, Executive Chef of the Four Seasons Resort. Courtesy of Pacific Biodiesel.
May 4th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Business

This new Business Roundup column will include tidbits of business news received over the course of a month. The business community is encouraged to participate.

Caption: Donning  trademark bandannas, staff from Pacific Biodiesel celebrate Willie Nelson's birthday. Photo courtesy of Pacific Biodiesel.
Maui “On the Road Again” with BioWillie Biodiesel
May 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business

Beginning on April 30, Willie Nelson’s birthday, the fuel at Pacific Biodiesel’s retail pump on Maui is being sold as the brand named BioWillie Biodiesel.

Kelly and Bob King, owners of Pacific Biodiesel. Photo courtesy of Pacific Biodiesel.
Pacific Biodiesel Receives National Green Jobs Award
November 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business

Pacific Biodiesel is one of just seven companies in the nation to be recognized by the SJF Institute as a 2011 Green Jobs Award honoree.

Mike Carroll (left), president, Maui Pacific Solar, says that Kauai utility has already shown that the Interconnect Reliability Study required by Hawaiian Electric to be an unnecessary impediment to renewable energy projects moving forward on Maui. "If Kauai can do it, why can't we?" Photo courtesy of Maui Pacific Solar.
Mauian Renewable Energy Firms Receive US Funding
September 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui Business

Pacific Biodiesel Inc. and Maui Pacific Solar, Inc. will receive a combined total of $115,156 in grants and $190,000 in loan guarantees for two very different energy projects.

Honolulu International Airport, photo by Wendy Osher.
Pacific Biodiesel to Fuel Honolulu Airport Emergency Power Plant
August 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Business

Maui-based Pacific Biodiesel has entered into a three-year contract with Hawaiian Electric Company to supply at least 250,000 gallons of locally produced biodiesel to the new 8-megawatt (MW) Honolulu International Airport Emergency Power Facility.

David Fisher (center) receives the Mayor's Community Service Award from Mayor Charmaine Tavares (L) and Economic Development Coordinator Deidre Tegarden (R). Fisher is among the instructors scheduled to speak during the January County of Maui Brown Bags workshops.  Photo by: Sheryl Saphore Photography.
Coffee & Beer Float to Top at Sm. Business Awards
October 26th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

A handful of small business owners, volunteers and non-profits were honored for their success on Maui.  The list of winners was announced at the Mayor’s 2009 Small Business Awards event. Among those recognized were James Kimo Falconer and Maui Grown Coffee for the Small Business of the Year with 10 or fewer employees; Wes Freiwald […]

May 4th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News

KAUNAKAKAI FIRE STATION GROUNDBREAKING TODAY The Maui Department of Fire and Public Safety hold a ground breaking ceremony today for the new Fire Station planned in Kaunakakai. BIODIESEL FIRE CLOSES CENTRAL MAUI LANDFILL A biodiesel tanker fire at the Central Maui Landfill yesterday forced the closure of the facility for about 3 hours.  The fire […]