Future Plans

  • Spring~Summer 2016

  • Time TBD
  • Symposium in Tokyo on GOSEA’s efforts.

  • Schedule a public offering for study of the installation of the 100,000ton/day deep seawater intake equipment.

Event Schedule


GOSEA Institute First Term General Meeting

  • ①Date

  • ②Location

  • ③Remarks

  • Friday, September 16, 2016, 10AM

  • Kumejima Town (Details TBD)

  • This institution’s fiscal year is August 1 through July 31. This general meeting is scheduled to cover the FY ending July 31, 2016.


【Related Information】 The 7th Okinawa Hawaii Energy Workshop

As part of the “Okinawa Hawaii Clean Energy Partnership” between METI, the US DOE, Okinawa Prefecture, and Hawaii State, the seventh clean energy workshop is scheduled as follows.


7th Okinawa Hawaii Clean Energy Workshop

  • ①Date

  • ②Location

  • ③Remarks

  • Friday, September 16, 2016- Saturday, September 17,2016

  • Kumejima Town Gushikawa Community Center

  • Under the four partnership members, this workshop has occurred every year since 2010 alternately on Kumejima and Hawaii County (Kona).


In addition, there will another event including the ceremony below.


Kumejima Town- Hawaii County (Kona) 5th Sister City Anniversary Ceremony

  • ①Date

  • ②Location

  • ③Remarks

  • Friday, September 16,2016 from 18:00.

  • Kumejima Town Resort Hotel Kume Island

  • With the world’s only two fully operational OTEC facilities and the first and second largest deep seawater intakes in the world, Kumejima and Hawai’i County formed a sister city relationship in 2012. This year marks the fifth anniversary.

2016 Kumejima Hawai’ian Festival

  • ①Date

  • ②Location

  • ③Remarks

  • Friday, September 16, 2016 to Saturday, September 17, 2016

  • (Friday)Kumejima Resort Hotel Kume Island (Saturday) Eef Beach Hotel

  • An annual festival which began in 2011 featuring Hula teams from around Japan. http://www.kume-hawaiian.com/ Organizer: Kumejima Visitors Bureau

Global Ocean reSource and Energy Association Institute
2870 Higa, Kumejima-cho Shimajiri-gun, Okinawa, Japan
Kumejima Town Project Office
Phone:+81 098-985-7141


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