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Advanced Manufacturing Office Activities in Hawaii


Mapped AMO State Activities

The following map provides a visual representation of AMO activities in Hawaii. Click the checkboxes to filter certain activities. You may click the pushpin icon to show activity details. All locations are approximate. Following the map, there are lists that provide AMO activities (Energy Savings Assessments, Industrial Assessment Centers, Events and Trainings, and AMO Partner Projects) in Hawaii.

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AMO Project Award

AMO provided seed funding to 23 awardees for the development and delivery of industrial energy efficiency programs at the state and regional levels. These projects are aimed at delivering assessments, trainings, and technical resources to manufacturers to achieve significant reductions in industrial energy intensity.

  • No project award for this state

R&D Projects and Successes

R and D Pushpin - Denotes Projects on map above

In order to meet the challenges of improving energy efficiency, the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) helps to mitigate its industry partners' energy use. Both share the cost of research and development (R&D) projects while reaching the common goals of improving not only energy efficiency, but economic viability, energy security, environmental quality, and resource conservation. The following list provides Hawaii's active and complete partner projects:

There are no R&D Projects and Successes in this state.

Large Plant Assessments (ESAs)

With emphasis on reducing natural gas consumption, DOE provides American businesses, factories, and manufacturing facilities with on-site Energy Savings Assessments (ESAs). The purpose of these assessments is to identify immediate opportunities to save energy and money that will lead to significant long-term savings. Gold and silver stars represent facilities that have been recognized for their achievements in industrial energy savings. The following is a list of businesses that have all benefited from AMO assessments in Hawaii:

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There are no Large Plant Assessments (ESAs) in this state.

Medium / Small Plant Assessments (IACs)

Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs) provide eligible small- and medium-sized manufacturers with no-cost, on-site energy assessments to identify potential savings opportunities. The following is a list of IAC training participants in Hawaii for the past two years. A complete collection of all the publicly available assessment and recommendation data is available at the AMO IAC database.

IAC Assessments Pushpin - Denotes Medium / Small Plant Assessments (IACs) on map above

Hawaiian Host
Honolulu, HI

Honouliuli Waste Water Treatment Plant
Ewa Beach, HI

Meadow Gold Dairy
Honolulu, HI
Sand Island WWTP
Honolulu, HI

Events and Trainings

The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) offers system-wide and component-specific training sessions and materials to help reduce energy use, save money, and minimize waste through system optimization. The following is a list of Hawaii's past training events:

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There are no events or trainings in this state.

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Technical Resources

AMO provides information on upcoming energy efficiency events and trainings, case studies on replicable industrial energy efficiency projects, and contact information for Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC), Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers, and Regional Clean Energy Application Centers.

Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEPs) in Hawaii

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) is a not-for-profit network of businesses and manufacturing specialists, with almost 60 MEP centers across the nation. Funded by state, local, and private organizations, and in partnership with the IACs, they provide a variety of services to U.S. industry, including process improvements, innovation strategies, and green manufacturing techniques.

Hawaii High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC)
Manager, Federal Programs, Research & Information: Janice Kato
Phone: (808) 539-3814
Fax: (808) 539-3795
Email: janicek@htdc.org
Web Site: http://www.htdc.org/mep

Clean Energy Regional Application Centers

Formerly the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Regional Application Centers (RACs), the eight Clean Energy Application Centers across the U.S. promote CHP, waste heat recovery and other clean energy technologies and practices. They provide regional assistance for specific projects, including market assessments, targeted education and outreach, and technical assistance.

Pacific Clean Energy Application Center
Director: Tim Lipman
Phone: (510) 642-4501
Email: telipman@berkeley.edu
Web Site: http://www.pacificcleanenergy.org/

State Incentives and Resource Database

This database is a comprehensive collection of incentives and resources for implementing energy-efficiency measures in a commercial or industrial facility. These incentives are often financial and are in place to reward business and residential customers for making strides in energy efficiency. The resources are in the form of analysis tools, education and training programs, and energy audits. The following link will take you to a site that will show you the energy incentives and resources in Hawaii.

State Incentive Handbooks
AMO has created handbooks of available resources and incentives for industrial energy efficiency implementation organized by system for each of the 50 states.

Resource Fact Sheets
AMO developed 50 resource fact sheets that identify local, regional, state, and utility organizations in each state that can serve as partners working together with manufacturers to advance industrial energy efficiency.


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DOE Contacts

DOE Headquarters Contact
Sandy Glatt
1617 Cole Boulevard
Golden, Colorado 80401
Phone: (720) 356-1544
Email: sandy.glatt@go.doe.gov

DOE Project Contact
Jamey Evans
1617 Cole Boulevard
Golden, CO 80401
Phone: (720) 356-1536
Email: jamey.evans@go.doe.gov

State Contact(s)

Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, Hawaii State Energy Office
Estrella Seese
Acting Energy Program Administrator
235 South Beretania St., 5th Floor
P.O. Box 2359
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 586-2352
Fax: (808) 586-2536
Email: eseese@dbedt.hawaii.gov
Web Site: http://hawaii.gov/dbedt/info/energy


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About Hawaii Industry

Hawaii has a total of 1.4 million residents and ranks 39th in the nation in terms of GDP, which is $59.3 billion. In 2009, Hawaii ranked 46th in the nation’s industrial energy consumption at 63.3 trillion Btu and 50th in the nation’s industrial natural gas consumption at 0.4 trillion Btu.

Hawaii’s leading industries (by total value of shipments) include Food Manufacturing, Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing, and Printing and Related Support Activities. Information on the state’s top industries is displayed in the table below, which can be sorted based on number of employees, production workers’ hours, and payroll, among other categories.

The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is providing funding for the development and delivery of industrial energy efficiency programs implemented on a local, state or regional level. These projects are delivering Save Energy Now resources to reduce industrial energy intensity in the states. AMO has 23 total active state and regional projects that are impacting 36 states across the U.S. Learn More

Hawaii At a Glance

State Information (1)
2010 Population (Million) 1.4
2010 GDP (Billion) $59.3
GDP Rank 39
Energy Statistics (2) Source PDF for Energy Statistics
Total Energy Consumption 2009 (Trillion Btu) 269.8
Total Industrial Energy Consumption 2009 (Trillion Btu) 63.3
Total Industrial Energy Consumption Rank 46
Total Industrial GDP 2009 (Thousand) $5,298,000.0
Industrial Energy Intensity (Btu/GDP) 11,947.0
Industrial Energy Intensity Rank 25
Total Industrial Electricity Use 2009 (Trillion Btu)* 38.4
Total Industrial Electricity Use Rank 43
Total Industrial Natural Gas Use 2009 (Trillion Btu) 0.4
Total Industrial Natural Gas Use Rank 50
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* Total industrial electricity use reflects industrial retail electricity sales and electrical system energy losses.

Total Industrial Energy Consumption Statistics in Hawaii

Year Energy Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
National Average
(Trillion Btu)
2009 63.3 560.4
2008 64.3 613.3
2007 67.8 636.5
2006 69.9 635.0
2005 71.1 637.0
2004 67.0 656.0
2003 66.8 638.6
2002 71.1 640.6
2001 70.3 642.2
2000 79.1 678.9
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Source: http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/states/sep_use/ind/use_ind_hi.html

Top Industries in Hawaii

NAICS CodeIndustry Name Number of Employees Production Workers' Hours (1,000) Annual Payroll ($1,000) Production Workers' Wages ($1,000) Total Cost of Materials ($1,000) Total Capital Expenditures ($1,000) Value Added ($1,000) Total Value of Shipments ($1,000)
311 Food Manufacturing 4,652 5,236 $141,768 $75,799 $464,496 $20,528 $442,905 $903,557
327 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 1,050 1,256 $48,115 $30,810 $129,965 $12,057 $124,024 $255,576
323 Printing and Related Support Activities 1,001 1,224 $36,999 $20,900 Data Not Available $2,806 $74,332 Data Not Available
Source: http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/IBQTable?_bm=y&-ds_name=AM0931AS101

Note: The data included in this table is from the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of Manufactures, except for years that end in "2" or "7", when data from its more comprehensive Economic Census is reported.

Additional Resources

List of Fortune 500 Companies in HI:

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's Policy Database for Hawaii: