You’ve heard a lot about them, probably seen them on the streets, and spotted those brand new charging stations popping up around Maui and Moloka’i…but are you truly in the know about electric-powered cars and what exactly they do? Electric Vehicles (EVs) are vehicles that utilize one or more electric motors for their movement, utilizing…

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Office or company culture is quite a buzzword these days in the blogosphere. You’re probably well aware of the need to keep your employees happy and productive, but have you really given this the thought and attention that it deserves? A strong office culture isn’t something that can develop overnight, or as a result of…

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Maui County is now home to six brand new DC Fast-Charging electric vehicle stations, thanks to a new agreement between the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission and Hawaiian Electric. The new units, located on Maui and Moloka’i, were installed by WikiWiki Solar & Electric, a Kahului-based company that specializes in renewable energy solutions for both residential…

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We know it can be tempting to entertain the idea of hiring an unlicensed contractor for your next project under the ‘handyman exception,’ which allows the hiring of a person not licensed as a contractor on smaller projects. After all, who doesn’t go wild at the thought of saving a little moni?! However, most don’t…

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All employees deserve to work in a happy, healthy environment. Employers are rightfully concerned with keeping their workers safe and secure in order to maintain the integrity of their workspace, and to promote the health and wellness of all who contribute to a company’s success. Employers would be well advised to take safety in the…

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Similar to a security system and smoke/fire detection monitors, the detection and prevention of electrical failures is an integral part of any family’s safety planning needs. We’d like to share a bit with you today around arc fault protection, so that you’ll be in the know about how to safeguard your home or business from…

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Beep, Beep, BEEP! The high-pitched wail of a smoke alarm or carbon monoxide detector can (and should!) be jarring, piercing through the air of an otherwise-calm home. Smoke detectors are a device designed to indicate the presence of smoke or other nefarious substances in the air, typically one of the primary signs of a fire…

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Human beings have relied upon the power of the sun since the dawn of mankind, benefitting from its energy to help grow our food and to sustain us with oxygen from photosynthesis. In specific, the earliest recorded examples of harnessing solar energy for a specific task stretches back to the 7th Century BC, in which…

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