March 19, 2018 release:

UH Maui College aims to be first net-zero UH campus

The University of Hawaiʻi Maui College will soon be among the first in the nation to generate 100 percent of its energy from on-site solar photovoltaic (PV) systems coupled with battery storage. The project is part of a partnership with Johnson Controls and Pacific Current that will also allow four UH community college campuses on Oʻahu to significantly reduce their fossil fuel consumption. Read more>



UH Maui College Chancellor Lui K. Hokoana, its administration, the UHMC Sustainability Committee, Student Ohana for Sustainability and Johnson Controls, Inc. cordially invite you to Kalāhou: The New Day, a blessing and lū`au on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 (Ka po Huna o Welo) at the UH Maui College Great Lawn. UH Maui College is on-track to be among the first in the nation with 100% renewable energy generated and stored at its campus. This is a significant achievement and we want to commemorate the milestone with you. This new chapter brings new hopes, new aspirations and new possibilities.


11:45 a.m.     Welcome
12 Noon Blessing
1 p.m. Lu`au

More details will be posted here, soon.

To R.S.V.P., contact Kathy at (808) 984-3655 or email


The celebrations will also be part of UH Maui’s Earth Day celebration hosted by the Student Ohana for Sustainability to include informational booths, entertainment and free electric vehicle test drives from 2 – 6 p.m.

Earth Day psoter

Sign-up for an EV test-drive:


This EV test-drive event is in cooperation with Blue Planet Foundation, Maui Economic Development Board and Maui Electric Company.​

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Download a PDF of the poster:


UHMC Sustainability Committee

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