Enhancing the energy landscape in Hawaii is both an enormous challenge and responsibility. Hawaii Energy works with business and energy professionals across various industries in an effort to advance the adoption of energy conservation and efficiency in Hawaii.

Important Update: Due to concerns for the health and safety of participants and presenters, and in conformance with public health recommendations released by government agencies, Hawai‘i Energy professional development workshops and trainings will be presented remotely or postponed at least for the next several weeks. Please register at the links below, and the webinar information will be sent to you prior to the training.


NEW!! Comprehensive Lighting Seminar


Including Human Centric Lighting

Friday, April 17, 2020 (New Date)
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
UH Maui - Available for remote participation via Zoom webinar
Cost: $349 full tuition; $49 with subsidy from Hawai‘i Energy.
To register: Contact .


Course overview: Human Centric Lighting (HCL), a type of lighting that benefits the biological, emotional and health well-being of occupants, is fast becoming the most important facet of lighting as it includes being able to see in the workplace. Human Centric Lighting has been shown to provide benefits including maximizing concentration and energy, improving work performance, productivity and morale, patient recovery times, assuring health and safety in the indoor environment, and improving circadian rhythm and quality of sleep. HCL also includes the biologic elements including circadian or 24-hour body clock, and also non-circadian benefits. This energy efficiency lighting and controls workshop has leading edge HCL information that even experts do not know about. This new course is being offered by UH Maui College in partnership with Hawai‘i Energy.

Who Should Attend?

  • Hospital and healthcare facility staff
  • Maintenance and operations staff
  • Educational facility staff
  • Facility engineers and contractors
  • Managers, owners, executives
  • Energy professionals
  • Designers and lighting designers
  • Safety and Security Officers
  • 2nd and 3rd shift workers
  • Workers without a window in any industry

Instructor: Stan Walercyzk, CLEP, HCLP, is Chair of the human Centric Lighting Society and principal of Lighting Wizards, with 31 years of lighting industry experience including consulting, retrofitting, product design, 3rd party review, rebate programs, maintenance and distribution.


Sustainability Leadership

April 16-17, 2020 (two full days)
8:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: $349 full tuition; $49 with subsidy from Hawai‘i Energy.
To register: Contact .

Explore the seven core concepts of sustainability including sustainable economics, ecosystem service, ecological footprint, waste reduction, carbon neutrality, local first, and adaptive resilience. Learn leadership strategies to build resiliency and sustainability into your organization’s operational and facilities processes. This course is for government officials, nonprofit executives, education administrators, project managers, leaders and emerging leaders, business owners, and anyone who wants to promote sustainability in their large or small organization.

Instructor: Jennifer Chirico, Ph.D., LEED GA, Founder/President, Sustainable Pacific Consulting. Dr. Chirico combines 20 years of sustainability experience with her past work as a financial analyst to Fortune 500 companies. She holds a PhD in Environmental Policy and a Master’s degree in Public Health.