Hu Honua Bioenergy, LLC is a Hawaii-based company created to meet local electricity needs using renewable resources. The facility is located in Pepeekeo, Hawaii, on a 25.57-acre site on the Big Island of Hawaii. The area has been in industrial use for more than 100 years.  (See timeline at bottom of page.)

What’s in a name?

“Hu Honua” in Hawaiian means to “come from the land” and represents our mission, which is to:

  • Create sustainable green energy while supporting local agriculture
  • Work to reduce Hawaii’s dependence on expensive, imported fossil fuels
  • Stimulate the local economy through the use of local labor to operate the facility

Site Location:


Hu Honua Bioenergy facility site map. Image Source: Google Earth Pro

Industrial-use History of Area

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