8th Okinawa Hawaii Ocean Energy and Economic Development Symposium and Workshop

The 8th Ocean Energy and Economic Development Symposium and Workshop, under the Okinawa Hawai’i Clean Energy Cooperation, will take place this year on June 23 and 24, 2017. Under the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Japanese Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry, the United States Department of Energy, Okinawa Prefecture, and the State of Hawai’i, to develop and deploy clean and renewable energies as the “Hawaii Okinawa Clean Energy Cooperation” in June 2010, there have been multiple activities focusing on the possibility of cooperative projects relating to the introduction of clean energy. One of the projects in accordance with this partnership is the ocean energy workshop, held annually since 2010.

Initial information and registration is now available on the event’s website http://okinawahawaii-oews.com.


June 23-24, 2017


Day 1: NELHA, Kona, Big Island, Hawai’i

Address: 73-987 Makako Bay Drive Kailua Kona, Hawaii 96740

Day 2: King Kamehameha Hotel, Hawai’i

Address: 75-5660 Palani Road Kailua-Kona Hawaii 96740


The State of Hawai’i, Okinawa Prefecture, Kumejima Town, Hawai’i County


Preliminary Symposium Outline

  • Day 1 AM: NELHA Optional Tour, Welcome and Hale Iako Incubator Tour
  • Day 1 PM: Keynotes and Networking
  • Day 2 AM: Economic Development
  • Day 2 PM: Ocean Energy and Panel


Don’t miss VERGE Hawaii before the Symposium

Dates:June 6-22, 2017

Location:Honolulu, Oahu

About:VERGE Hawaii (June 20-22 in Honolulu) will explore groundbreaking clean energy policies, models, technologies and infrastructure and identify immediate actions needed to deliver on Hawaii’s mandate to reach 100% renewable energy in the electricity sector by 2045. In partnership with the Hawaii State Energy Office, VERGE Hawaii will convene 900+ clean energy stakeholders working to build a sustainable future in Hawaii and beyond. Save 20% on Verge registration with code VH17OEWS.

The agenda above is subject to change as speakers and schedules are confirmed. We will update as information becomes available.

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