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Why Lanai

For 70 years, Lāna‘i exported pineapples around the world. Today, Lāna‘i is in a position to re-establish itself as an exporter – an exporter of energy.

By harnessing the world-class winds on Lāna‘i to produce clean energy, Castle & Cooke aims to reduce Hawai‘i's reliance on fossil fuels and stabilize state energy costs while creating good jobs and fostering economic stability for Lāna‘i.

Our ultimate goal is to transform Lāna‘i into a world leader of renewable energy with 100 percent of the island’s electricity and transportation powered by renewable resources. Ambitious? Yes. But we believe it is the right thing to do, and the time to do it is now.

Learn more about how Lāna‘i winds can power Hawai‘i’s future:

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Announcements

On November 3, 2011, Hawaii State Senators Mike Gabbard and J. Kalani English, and State Representatives Denny Coffman, Mele Carroll, and Cynthia Thielen toured renewable energy projects on Lanai and met with Lanai groups with on the proposed Big Wind project.  Dozens of project supporters came out to sign wave and greet the legislators.

In January 2011, Castle & Cooke and Hawaiian Electric Company reached an agreement on pricing terms and a broad-based package of community benefits for the people of Lanai.  See highlights of the Community Benefits Commitments with more detailed explanations in the joint press release