Energy

Senator Russell Ruderman | Hawaii State legislative issues related to energy in district 2, Puna and Kau on Hawaii Island.

Video screen grab of Senator Ruderman sharing issues important to Kau and Puna

Video: Live at the Legislature

Yesterday I appeared on Live at the Legislature discussing district priorities, climate change, minimum wage increase, and homelessness initiatives.

Photo of Queen Liliuokalani Facing Hawaii State Legislature Building on Oahu.

2020 Bills Introduced

Aloha, We thought you might be interested in a list of bills that Senator Ruderman has introduced this Legislative session. ...

PGV Reboot Debate on PBS

Debate on Geothermal Plant in Puna

(BIVN) – Viewers of PBS Hawaiʻi recently witnessed a televised debate over the future of geothermal energy production in the volcanic Puna district...

Join Senator Ruderman in a Town Hall Meeting in Keaau

Join Senator Ruderman in a Town Hall Meeting in Keaau

Join me for a community Town Hall on Tuesday, October 9th, 6PM at the Kea’au Learning Center. We will be...

Emergency Communications Request for Evacuees

Communication Request

Senator Ruderman submitted a letter to Hawaii County Mayor, Harry Kim requesting communication between Hawaii County Administration and residents in...

Puna Redevelopment Planning

Senator Ruderman Proposes New Puna Community After Eruption

We’re looking for your ideas and support on this proposal. If you’d like to share your idea for improvements, please...

Governor Ige releases $12 million to County of Hawaiʻi for disaster response

Governor Ige Releases $12 Million to County of Hawaiʻi for Disaster Response

View Lava and Earthquake Resources For Immediate Release June 7, 2018 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and Mayor Harry Kim...

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Governor Ige Supplies County with More Housing and Law-enforcement Tools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2018 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed today a second supplemental emergency proclamation adding housing...

My comments today on SB2648 Relating to the Public Utilities Commission.

SB2648 Testimony Relating to the Public Utilities Commission

Speaking at the Big Island Electric Vehicle Association

Big Island Electric Vehicle Association event in Hilo

Speaking at the Big Island Electric Vehicle Association event in Hilo. Electric vehicles play a big role in reducing our...

Oahu SB4 Rail Tax Hike for Bus in the Sky

In Opposition to Rail Tax SB4 – Senate Advances Rail Bill, Senator Ruderman Votes No

The bill was described by the senate in a news release and posted along with the video on Big Island...

Town Hall Meeting in Pahoa with Senator Ruderman and Representative San Buenaventura

Town Hall Meeting – 2017

Talk Story in Pahoa with Senator Ruderman and Representative Joy San Buenaventura Puna Senator Ruderman and Representative San Buenaventura co-presented slides...

Civil Beat | QnA with Candidates

Civil Beat QnA with District 2 Candidates

Editor’s Note: Originally published in Civil Beat, Russell was asked to answer some questions folks have been asking around the...

Puna State Forum - 2nd Debate

Puna State Forum – 2nd Debate

Mahalo Big Island Video News for covering this event!

Puna Candidate Forum 2016

Political Debate in Puna for State Offices (Round One)

Hawaiʻi State Senator Russell Ruderman shares his manaʻo on a wide variety of topics along with other candidates at the...

Puna Geothermal

What’s Next for Geothermal Oversight? Sen Russell Ruderman

In the legislative session just ended, a bill that would have given the state sole regulatory control failed to pass...

The Ruderman Roundtable with Senator Russell Ruderman.

The Ruderman Roundtable Show to Focus on Local and State Issues

Announcing The Ruderman Roundtable with Senator Russell Ruderman. The Ruderman Roundtable will focus on the issues that affect the 2nd...

Let's Talk Story!

Past Event – Community Talk Story Sessions in Pahoa and Pahala

You and your friends are invited to come and spend an evening of discussion with me on the issues that...

Meeting Re: Air Quality Permit for New Geothermal

Meeting Re: Air Quality Permit for New Geothermal

Monday at Pahoa HS cafeteria, 6 pm. Public meeting re: air quality permit for new geothermal. Short notice, but important. Details: http://health.hawaii.gov/cab/public-notices/

U.S. Department of Energy to hold public hearings on energy policy

U.S. Department of Energy to hold public hearings on energy policy The U.S. Department of Energy has published the Hawaii...

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