Geothermal Collections

The Hawai‘i Geothermal Digital Collection digitizes and disseminates data and information relating to geothermal exploration and development in Hawai‘i and participates in the National Geothermal Data System project. The collection includes documents, photographs, maps, and videos. The collection includes over 1,000 digital documents are freely available online.

Geothermal Documents

Geothermal Documents

The Hawai‘i Geothermal Digital Collection digitizes and disseminates data and information relating to geothermal exploration and development in the State of Hawai‘i and participates in the National Geothermal Data System (NGDS) project. The collection includes historical photographs, maps, videos, and geothermal documents (reports, journal articles, proposals, brochures, etc.). The historical items are hosted here, with ...

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Geothermal Maps

Geothermal Maps

Conceptual Geothermal System This topographic map shows the potential development areas in Puna with power plants, well pads, an AC/DC converter station, a 300 KV transmission line, and service roads. DLNR – DOWALD Shows the tax map of Puna, Hawaii, HGP-A, and the “proposed area” in the Pohoiki Bay Estate. Flows in the Puna area, ...

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Geothermal Newspaper Articles

Geothermal Newspaper Articles

Newspapers have chronicled the development of Hawaii’s geothermal resources. HGRRC has compiled lists of relevant newspaper articles below. These news articles are hosted by eVols, Chronicling America, Google Books, Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection, and Hawaiian Newspaper Translation Project. 1800s No Ke Ahi I Loko O Ka Honua / Concerning The Fire Within The Earth | ...

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Geothermal History

Geothermal History

Geothermal drilling and development activities in the State of Hawai‘i have comprised the following (also see Table 1.1). HAWAI‘I (BIG ISLAND) 1961 Hawai‘i Thermal Power Company, associated with Magma Power Company, drilled four shallow wells in the KERZ, very close to the lava fissure vents that erupted in 1955, near the town of Pahoa (Figure 1.12) ...

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Geothermal Videos

Geothermal Videos hosted by UH Mānoa Sinclair Library Login with UH user ID required. Alternate energy choices Streaming video. (8 min.) Summary/Abstract: Describes the various alternate energy programs in Hawaii including the development of geothermal electric energy on the Big Island and the Hawaii deep water cable project to deliver this power; wind farms on Oahu ...

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Geothermal Pictures

Specifications Resolution: 400 dpi 35mm Slide Scanner: AGFA Duoscan T2500 Flatbed Scanner: EPSON GT-1500 Photographs and slides were donated by DBEDT, DLNR, and UH. Geothermal Collections | Documents | Timeline | Maps | Newspaper Articles | Research Guides | Videos ...

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Research Guide

Research Guide

Geothermal energy research requires an interdisciplinary approach, just to name a few fields: geology, environmental science, engineering, computer science, business, humanities, and social sciences. Geothermal research areas include the following: exploring the historical uses of volcanic heat locating and accessing geothermal resources developing technologies to use the earth’s heat to create clean energy assessing economic, ...

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