County Receives Transformational Achievement Award

County receives Transformational Achievement Award The County of Kaua‘i was honored Tuesday at a luncheon hosted by the Hawai‘i Energy Policy Forum (HEPF) on O‘ahu. The county was presented with a Transformational Achievement Award for the Līhu‘e Town Core Revitalization and Mobility Plan. The other award recipients included: Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative; International Facility Management [...]

By | 2016-08-21T15:06:25+00:00 August 21st, 2016|0 Comments

KIUC Awarded Energy Technology Award at Hawaiʻi Clean Energy Day Conference

Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) President and CEO David Bissell accepted the energy technology award from Governor David Ige at the 8th Annual Hawaii Clean Energy Day Conference on August 16 in Honolulu. According to Hawai‘i Energy Policy Forum, the awardees demonstrated outstanding achievement through transformational technologies, projects and programs leading to a clean energy [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:24+00:00 August 19th, 2016|0 Comments

KIUC Holds Annual Membership Meeting

KIUC Holds Annual Membership Meeting Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) has reached more than 40 percent renewable generation during 2016 and is on track to burn almost 10 million gallons less oil than it did in 2006, said David Bissell, president and chief executive officer. Speaking at KIUC’s 14th annual meeting of cooperative members yesterday [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:27+00:00 August 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Earth Day Progress: Kaua‘i Utility Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative’s use of renewable resources to replace oil-fired power generation will reduce the utility’s greenhouse gas emissions to below 1990 levels this year. With climate change a major concern on Earth Day 2016, KIUC is on a path to generate at least 50 percent of its electricity by using solar, biomass and hydroelectric resources. That will [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:38+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Three Incumbent Directors Re-elected to KIUC Board

Carol Bain, Calvin K. Murashige, and Jan TenBruggencate have been re-elected to the Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative’s (KIUC) Board of Directors. These three directors will each serve for a 3-year term ending March 2019. Merriman River Group submitted the official results for the 2016 Board of Directors Election. The results are as follows: 1. Cal [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:41+00:00 March 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Copper Thieves Hit KIUC Facility

Līhu‘e, Kaua‘i, HI - 9/25/12 – Copper thieves targeted equipment owned by Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) and pulled down two power lines near Puhi on Monday afternoon. It was the fourth time since July that thieves stole or tried to steal copper lines from KIUC. At about 4:30 p.m., a blown fuse in Huleia [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:37+00:00 September 26th, 2012|0 Comments

Dry Run — Read Janet Miller’s Latest Column

  12:00. 12:00. 12:00. Photo by Janet Miller   The island of Kaua`i is called The Garden Isle.  It is also called “Hawai`i’s Island of Discovery.”  I have discovered something about Kaua`i — when it comes to our electric service, Kaua`i  somewhat resembles a third world country. Granted, we’re not as bad off [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:42+00:00 August 7th, 2012|0 Comments

KIUC Youth Tour Winners on Mainland

L-R: Taylor Trujillo, Kierstyn Oshita, Joshua Herr, Bryson Cayaban. Photo courtesy of KIUC Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative 2012 youth tour winners Bryson Cayaban of Waimea High, Joshua Herr of Kauai High, Kierstyn Oshita of Kapaa High and Taylor Trujillo of Kamehameha Schools left in mid June for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:45+00:00 June 24th, 2012|0 Comments