INDEX - ENERGYwww.islandbreath.org ID#0807-26
SUBJECT: FUTURE OF OIL
SOURCE: RIC GRECIA firstname.lastname@example.org
POSTED: 3 NOVEMBER 2008 - 8:45am HST
Hawaii Energy Challenge 2008
image above: masthead of Hawaii energy conference website http://www.hec08.com/
by Ric Grecia on 31 October 2008
Your site is a great Hawaii-based resource for preparing for the inevitable transition to life on the downside of the oil production curve.
I read your site regularly but have not seen mention of a conference on Hawaii Island, Hawaii Energy Challenge 2008. Matt Simmons is giving the Keynote.
Thanks again for putting together and maintaining a great site, and good to luck to all your peeps running for office on Kauai.
HAWAII LEEWARD PLANNING CONFERENCE
presents Hawaii Energy Challenge 2008
November 20 - 7:30am to 4:30pm (6:00pm Dinner & Reception)
November 21 - 7:00am to 1:30pm
The Fairmont Orchid Hawaii
1 North Kaniku Drive
Kohala Coast, Big Island, Hawaii
or (808) 885-9588
Hawaii Leeward Planning Conference (HLPC) invites you to attend Hawaii Energy Challenge 2008 (HEC08). This conference will be held on November 20th and 21st at the Fairmont Orchid Hawaii on the Big Island’s Kohala Coast.
HEC08 will assemble keen minds to realistically assess the rising cost of imported oil, its import for key sectors of Hawaii’s economy and impact on island lifestyles, and a range of forward-thinking, dynamic opportunities to develop sustainable energy and liquid fuels.
Keynote Speaker: Matthew Simmons, founder and chairman of Simmons & Co. International an independent investment bank specializing in the entire spectrum of the energy industry and author of Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy.
Food & Water Security, Ocean Freight, Social Services
Steve Bowles, Waimea Water Services
Richard Ha, Hamakua Springs Country Farms
Tony Hanley, Matson Navigation
Carol Ignacio, Hawaii Island Food Basket
Kyle Chock, Pacific Resource Partnership
Randy Perreira, Hawaii Government Employees Association
Barry Taniguchi, KTA Superstores
Derek Kurisu, KTA Superstores
Military, Tourism, Air Travel
Colonel Howard Killian, US Army
Lloyd Unebasami, Hawaii Tourism Authority
Peter Ingram, Hawaiian Airlines
Land Use, Natural Resources, Transportation
Mawae Morton, Kamehameha Schools
Joel Matsunaga, Hawaii BioEnergy
Mark Fox, The Nature Conservancy
Brennon Morioka, Hawaii State Dept of Transportation
Robbie Alm, HECO
Jay Ignacio, HELCO
Dr. Fereidum Fesharaki, East West Center
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