Jon Yoshimura

Jon Yoshimura

Work starts on Kauai Island Utility Cooperative's Koloa solar farm

From left, Jon Yoshimura of SolarCity, Arryl Kaneshiro of Grove Farm, Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr., Kauai Island Utility Cooperative CEO and President David Bissell, Kumu Sabra Kauka, KIUC Board Chairman Allan Smith and Vice Chairman Jan TenBruggencate participate in the blessing and ...

Ulupono Initiative investing in SolarCity projects in Hawaii

The partnership with Ulupono Initiative will help provide local financing to the company’s customers in Hawaii, SolarCity spokesman Jon Yoshimura said. “Solar makes sense in Hawaii and the partnerships with Ulupono Initiative will make it more affordable and accessible,” he said. My News ...

The rise in solar power in Hawaii is forcing firefighters to learn new ways to battle flames

"Each year we are multiplying the numbers of people who have gone solar so these things are all over Oahu," said Jon Yoshimura with SolarCity. The training comes in a timely manner that will help those fighting fire to eliminate the extra hazards they run into when they are trying to ...

Plans unveiled for one of the islands' largest solar farms on Kauai

"When it's done this solar field will take up about 39 acres of land and we're going to have more than 54, 000 solar panels," said Jon Yoshimura of SolarCity. The 14-megawatt operation will be built near Koloa, on land Kauai Utility is leasing from Lihue-based Grove Farm Company. "It's a ...

SolarCity and Hawaiian Electric Company to Develop 15-Megawatt Solar Energy Project

"Hawaiian Electric's project is living proof that solar power can protect Hawai'i's environment and strengthen its economy at the same time by providing clean energy less expensively than power generated from fossil fuels," said Jon Yoshimura, SolarCity's regional director in Hawai'i. ...

BRIEF: Akaka aide hired by Honolulu solar energy firm

Oct 19, 2011 (The Honolulu Star-Advertiser - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- Jon Yoshimura, communications director for U.S. Sen. Dan Akaka, is stepping down at the end of the month to take a job with a Honolulu-based solar energy firm. Yoshimura, a former ...

Yoshimura gives social media a try

Jon Yoshimura, running for Honolulu City Council District 6, uses both Twitter and Facebook. Yoshimura has 189 ‘likes’ on Facebook and since the beginning of September, has started updating almost daily. He posts links to articles, pictures of his appearances, and status updates ...

Jon Yoshimura to Run in Special Election for Honolulu City ...

Former Council Chair and Communications Director for U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka Announces Candidacy After serving as U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka’s communications director for more than six years, former City Councilman Jon Yoshimura returned to Hawaii last year to join the clean energy ...

Hawaiian Electric requests approval to move forward with 15-megawatt solar energy project

"Hawaiian Electric's project is proof that solar power can protect Hawaiʻi's environment and strengthen its economy at the same time by providing clean energy less expensively than power generated from fossil fuels," said Jon Yoshimura, SolarCity's regional director in Hawaiʻi. ...

SolarCity Selected by KIUC to Build Hawaii Solar Facility on Grove Farm Land to Help Reduce Kaua’i’s...

“This is a landmark project for SolarCity and the island of Kauai, which is expected to reduce its oil imports by more than 1 million barrels over its lifetime,” said Jon Yoshimura, director of Government Affairs for SolarCity in Hawaii. “With its goal to generate 50 percent of its ...

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