What is the HSEA?

Founded in 1977, the Hawaii Solar Energy Association is a Non-Profit organization and is comprised of installers, distributors, manufacturers, auditors, and financiers of solar water heating and photovoltaic systems.

Member Benefits

  • Advocacy

    Gain access to  critical information.

  • Education

    Expand your business skills through industry experts.

  • Networking

    Socialize with prospects, partners, vendors and friends.

The HSEA works on behalf of the State of Hawaii to preserve research and investment with Solar Technologies. We thank you for your donations.
NOTE: Donations are not tax deductible.

Member Photo Gallery

Check out a few photos from HSEA members.

Alternate Energy Installers Working LateAmerican Electric Completed ProjectBonterra Solar's Kaupuni First Net Zero Village in the USABonterra Solar Commercial Project Simply StorageBonterra Solar TeamEnphase Team At The Enphase HeadquartersJohn Grandinetti Offering Service Work for Solar in AfricaHawaiian Electric's 120 Years of Service
Honeywell Earns Green Business AwardKumuKit Delivers another Solar Energy SystemKyocera's Beautiful Carport StructuresSunetric and Blue Planet Deliver Solar For Santa at Honolulu Hale 2011Smart Energy Hawaii's Fuji-film ProjectSolarCity Installers Completing a ProjectAmerican Module Maker Solarworld's HeadquartersSunetric Completes Another Residential Project

News & Events

    Solar Power International 2013! - Details »

    HSEA General Membership Meeting June 20th 2013 - Details »

    Efficiency Sales Professional Certification Program: Register Now! - Details »

    Solar Day At The Capitol! - Details »

    Up to 110,000 New Green Jobs Created in 2012 - Details »

    Six Reasons Why Do It Yourself Solar Is Not a Good Idea - Details »

    HSEA and SolarReviews Engage in Partnership - Details »

    State loans urged to help residents install solar gear - Details »

    Fox News Claims Solar Won't Work in America Because It's Not Sunny Like Germany - Details »

    Kalaeloa Solar Project Get's "OK" from Navy Command - Details »

End of Grid Supply on Maui

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2016


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HSEA General Membership Dinner - June 16th

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Aloha Everyone!  

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HSEA June Monthly Report

Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2016


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HSEA May Monthly Report

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2016


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HSEA Inaugural Monthly Report

Posted on Friday, April 08, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT: 
Hajime Alabanza
(808) 232-8371
hajime.alabanza AT hsea.org


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Jan 2016 Hawaii General Membership Meeting

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Hawaii General Membership Meeting 

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HSEA seeking new Executive Director

Posted on Tuesday, December 08, 2015

The Hawaii Solar Energy Association is currently looking for a new Executive Director to lead our organization into the next phase of Hawaii’s energy future.  Our new ED must have excellent communication skills, a solid work ethic, experience with the legislative and regulatory practice, and the ability to bring together divergent opinions and groups for the best of the entire industry.  Direct experience with the solar industry is preferred.  Salary commensurate with experience.  

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Final 2015 Regulatory Update

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2015

HSEA Update 

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Urgent NEM Update 11-2015

Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2015
Today HECO sent out a clarification letter via Isaac Warsh regarding grandfathering NEM systems and how amendments to pending applications will be treated.  I've attached the letter here, and if you're not receiving these emails from Isaac, please contact him to get on the distribution list.  

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Update on Pending and Grandfathered NEM Applications

Posted on Friday, November 06, 2015

Aloha all, 

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