Every year we throw away over 40 million tons of electrical waste per year (and counting!), causing a major strain on the environment and contributing to harmful contaminants being released into the ecosystem. It’s possible to work towards a better outcome when considering what to do with your electrical wiring waste, and today we’d like…

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When you’ve got an electrical issue that needs fixing fast, it can be tempting to pick up the phone and call the first name you see in the old Google machine. But how can you be sure that the electrician you call knows their stuff and can be the tonic for what ails without adding…

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Aloha! Today WikiWiki Solar and Energy would like to share a bit about LED (light-emitting diode) technology, and how it can benefit your home or business by making your space more energy-efficient and require less maintenance to boot. E hele kāua! Tell me about these da kine LED things, how does it work? LED-based technology…

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The ideals of energy independence have been well-established for centuries now, reflecting our innate desire for the beauty and preservation of nature and our own inherent, personal freedoms.  Henry David Thoreau helped to advance the ideas of independent living and self-sustainability in the mid-1800s with the publication of Walden, his treatise on transcendental living in…

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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’ law 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 money?! However, most…

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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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