Multiple Okinawan News Articles Highlight OTEC and DSW
Ryukyu Shimpo, one of Okianwa’s newspapers released a column on December 31, 2016 covering Governor Ige’s remarks after visiting Okinawa and returning home. The full article can be found here in Japanese. http://ryukyushimpo.jp/hae/entry-420527.html The article quotes the Governor as saying, “I would like to explore collaboration at a deeper level in Hawaii and Okinawa,” and mentions the continued relationship and cooperation among renewable energy development between Okinawa and Hawaii, specifically, Kumejima and Hawaii. On December 31, 2016 the Okinawa Times newspaper ran a story concerning ongoing research by Tokyo University of Marine Science and Toyama Prefecture University on the possible benefits found from bacteria collected from seaweed along Kumejima in health and medical supplements. The full article is available below in Japanese. http://www.okinawatimes.co.jp/articles/-/78082 Finally, the Okinawa Times’ children’s’ newspaper “Wallaby” January 29, 2017 edition highlighted Kumejima’s OTEC facility while covering the ”Green Power Kids Club” Workshop that took place on January 14, 2016. For more information, see the article at Alohaisai or pickup the Sunday edition of Wallaby.