Why Hawaii Must Become More Energy Resilient

Energy sustainability and resiliency are intrinsically linked to the well being of the people in a given locale, Gil Penalosa of the Canadian nonprofit 8 80 Cities said.

He noted that Hawaii is aging faster than the rest of the country — one in three will be over 65 by 2040 — and has struggled with a growing obesity problem. He also underscored that only 6 percent of the population in the islands uses public transportation.

Source: By Nathan Eagle, Honolulu Civil Beat

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