Hawaii Energy presents six-figure rebate to HPU for Aloha Tower Marketplace improvements

October 19, 2015

Hawaii Energy six-figure rebate

HPU Project Coordinator Dingilizwe Ncube, HPU Executive Vice President for Administration and General Counsel Janet S. Kloenhamer, Hawaii Energy Program Director Ray Starling, HPU President Geoffrey Bannister, Hawaii Energy Efficiency Advisor Andre Parente, HPU student and Leaders for a Sustainable Future club President Lara Applegate and Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Commissioner Lorraine H. Akiba at the Oct. 19 presentation of a $109,496 rebate check for HPU's significant improvements at Aloha Tower Marketplace.

Honolulu, Hawaii — Sustainability Week at Aloha Tower Marketplace kicked off with the presentation of a $109,496 rebate check by Hawaii Energy to Hawai‘i Pacific University, for its commitment to energy efficiency, Oct. 19.

Hawaii Energy, the state's conservation and efficiency program, recognized HPU's energy efficiency measures at the revitalized Aloha Tower Marketplace. These include CFL exterior lighting, LED interior and exterior lighting, ENERGY STAR refrigerators in student residences and more. These measures qualified the university for the $109,496 rebate incentive check from Hawaii Energy.

Sustainability Week at Aloha Tower Marketplace continues, with several events open to the community, including a Farmer's Market by the Hawaii Farm Bureau on Oct. 24, a Sustainability Fair Oct. 22, presentations and more. See www.hpu.edu/alumni/Sustainability-Week/.