Richard, the farm and the new hydroelectric system were featured in a Honolulu Star-Advertiser article that came out today.
By Alan Yonan Jr.
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 31, 2013
Richard Ha says he first started thinking about using alternative energy to power his Hamakua Springs Country Farms in 2008 when a temporary spike in oil prices sent the cost of electricity in Hawaii soaring.
Even when prices settled back down, the thought of getting off of oil stuck with Ha, who introduces himself on his blog as "a Big Island farmer/businessman concerned about peak oil and the nexus of energy, the economy and the environment...." Read the rest
To read the rest of the article online, you'll need to sign in as a Star-Advertiser subscriber (or you could sign up for an inexpensive 14-day pass). Or if you're here in Hawai‘i, you can pick up a copy of today's print newspaper. - posted by Leslie Lang