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DBEDT to Host Discussion on Electric Utility Ownership Models

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The Hawai‘i legislature has directed the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) to undertake a study on the future of utility ownership models.

As a part of this study, London Economics International and Meister Consultants Group will be holding a community meeting for residents to share their thoughts on the future of electric utility ownership and the role the utility plays in achieving community and state goals, including achieving 100% renewable energy and minimizing rate increases.

The meetings will be held in Maui County on the following dates and locations:

Wailuku, October 9, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wailuku Community Center, Event Flyer [1] | RSVP Link  [2]

Kaunakakai, October 10, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Mitchell Pauole Center Main Hall, Event Flyer [3] | RSVP Link [4]

Lana‘i City, October 11, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Lana‘i Community Center, Event Flyer [5] | RSVP Link [6]

This event is free and open to the public. Participants should rsvp at the link next to each meeting location above. Light refreshments will be served.

If you are unable to participate in person, you may submit feedback or ask questions by emailing  [email protected]