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.
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 ...Read More
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, ...Read More
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 | ...Read More
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) ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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, ...Read More