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Support grows for
Hawaiian Electric Co. and Forest City Enterprises, developer and manager of Navy and Marine housing in Hawaii, will join the City and County of Honolulu and Mayor Mufi Hannemann tomorrow for Earth Hour—a global initiative to protect the climate.
Hawaiian Electric president and CEO Mike May urged all company employees to participate by turning off nonessential lighting and electronics at home on Saturday night for Earth Hour, from 8 to 9 p.m.
Actus Lend Lease, developer and manager of Air Force and Army housing in
Earth Hour was first launched on March 31, 2007 in
Hawaiian Electric will monitor
For more information on Earth Hour and to sign up as a participant, please visit www.earthhour.org.
Mayor Hannemann and the City joined The Honolulu Advertiser and ClearChannel Broadcasting for a one-week media campaign to generate public participation in EarthHour.
In a recent letter, World Wildlife Federation President and CEO Carter S. Roberts praised the Mayor’s involvement. “Thanks for not only your attention to the critical issue of climate change, but also your willingness to engage your fellow citizens,” Roberts wrote.
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|Friday, March 28, 2008|