Summertime is a time for blue skies and fun in the sun with your kids and family, feeling lucky you live Hawaii.

For the professionals at Alternate Energy, now the top residential solar PV installer in Hawaii, it also is a time to give back to the community. “Our entire AEI ohana feels so fortunate to serve Hawaii’s families and businesses with their solar PV needs, right here in our home state where all of us grew up,” said Craig Kawamura, director of sales. “As we have grown, we are grateful to be able to support some of Hawaii’s most worthy causes.”


Craig and his team recently completed another year as presenting sponsors of the Lokahi Family Fun Day, held at the Honolulu Zoo on King Kamehameha Day. Event coordinator and KHON2 anchor Trini Kaopuiki said the event was a roaring success, with hundreds of families enjoying a beautiful day at the zoo, prizes and entertainment. “Without Alternate Energy, we would not have been able to put on this event this year,” Trini said.

“They really stepped up for the cause. It’s obvious they care deeply about our community and the families in need which Lokahi works so hard to support.”

Alternate Energy also believes in supporting local schools. Owner Bruce Ekimura has just committed funds to his alma mater, Kaiser High School, to help with their gym and weight room renovation. And the Aiea High boys: Craig, Mike, Richard and Chad, have formed a hui to support a scholarship program at their alma mater as well.


Bruce is proud of his team. “These guys are solar pros with the highest technical expertise and the biggest hearts in town. It’s an honor to work with them.”

Alternate Energy Inc. was founded in 1993 and is one of Hawaii’s oldest solar energy companies specializing in the design and installation of photovoltaic systems, solar water heating systems and solar attic fans. It is locally owned and operated with offices on Oahu and Maui. The company has been a HECO Approved Contractor (Hawaii Energy Efficiency Program) since 1996. Alternate Energy is Hawaii’s only Mitsubishi Elite Dealer.

contact // 842-5853 (Oahu) 872-9592 (Maui)
address // 96-1276 Waihona St. # C124
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