June 15, 2017

Beyond Oil – Hawaii’s Clean Energy Promise

6pm   -   8pm
West Hawai'i Civic Center, Council Chambers

Moderator


Speakers

Isaac Moriwake2Isaac Moriwake, Esq.
Attorney, EarthJustice, Mid-Pacific Office
Jose Dizon-2Jose Dizon
General Manager, Paniolo Power
Henry CurtisHenry Curtis
Life of the Land
avatarNoel Morin
Big Island Electric Vehicle Association

Why does a transition to clean energy matter to Hawaii’s economy?   Learn how a migration to clean and locally produced energy benefits our island community.  Discover about efforts to manage localized climate change impacts are transforming State and County governments policies, and could be be highly beneficial to Hawaii’s economy and environment. What future role […]



Join us for the West Hawai’i Forum Fall Season with insightful and informative issues of importance ti Hawai’i Island’s residents and economy.  Check onto the “Event Calendar” page for the fall forum season schedule and additional details on the September, October, and November Forums. Community Enterprises is a private non-profit organization. Our organization’s staff and […]


September 14, 2017

Hawai’i Island’s Healthy Lifestyle Belies an Underlying Problem

6pm   -   8pm
West Hawai'i Civic Center, Council Chambers

Speakers

Josh Green 1Sen. Josh Green
Senate, District 3
Rep CreaganRep. Richard Creagan
House, District 5

Is there a doctor in the house?  Living in Hawai’i for many is all about living a healthy lifestyle, but life happens, where do Hawai’i Island’s full time residents go as the availability of doctors (including those that will accept insurance) shrink? Living in a”paradise” and in a first world economy belies the limited outer […]


October 19, 2017

October 2017 West Hawaii Forum – Forum Subject to Be Announced

6pm   -   8pm
West Hawai'i Civic Center, Council Chambers

November 16, 2017

Sustainability in Hawai’i, what will it take…

6pm   -   8pm
West Hawai'i Civic Center, Council Chambers

The definition of “sustainability” means many things to many people, and has often been misrepresented for various reasons.   This November’s forum Sustainability in Hawai’i will focus on Hawai’i island’s supply-chain vulnerabilities of island living.  The counterbalance solutions to these vulnerabilities will be discussed by forum panelists as they outline the challenges, problems, and solutions. Panelists […]