HONOLULU—A legislative informational briefing will be held on Tuesday, January 11 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hawaii State Capitol in Room 229 to discuss the Oahu industrial wind power plant proposed for Lanai. The briefing is being convened by the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment, chair Mike Gabbard and Senate Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection chair Rosalyn Baker.
Representatives of Friends of Lanai, Hawaiian Electric Company, Lanaians for Sensible Growth, Hawaii Department of Business and Economic Development and Tourism, Castle & Cooke, and the Molokai community will be presenting and answering questions.
Immediately preceding the briefing, community leaders from Lanai, Molokai, and Oahu will gather in front of Room 229 at 1:00 pm. Lanai, residents will be available to answer questions and discuss their concerns about the proposal. A model of the proposed windmills on the western end of Lanai will be on
display, and informational materials will be distributed. The informational briefing will follow in Room 229.