Darren on Think Tech Hawaii

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In this episode of Energy Smart News, we share an interview by our own Darren T. Kimura as featured on Public Broadcasting’s Tech Tech Hawaii. About ThinkTechHawaii. ThinkTech believes that diversification of Hawaii’s economy is critical to our State, diversification can be accomplished by developing the tech industry, and developing that industry can make our State economically competitive, provide rewarding careers for our people and preserve Hawaii’s special environment and quality of life. RADIO SHOW. ThinkTech Radio is a drive-time talk show broadcasting on Wednesdays from 5:00-6:00 p.m. on Hawaii Public Radio KIPO FM 89.3. The show tracks changes in the tech industry, interacts with the public and provides a forum for discussion of tech related issues. The show is a recognized voice in the local tech industry. Think Tech Hawaii Sponsored by: Sponsored by: The Energy Smart News is a production of the Environmental Sustainability Network a not for profit organization. The Energy Smart News is produced and distributed free for educational purposes. To use any content from the Energy Smart News in your audio, video, print, other media or commercial purposes, please review our Terms of Use.

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Cyberpizza

August 8, 2006

Darren T Kimura
Energy Industries

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With gas prices and electricity costs at the highest in history, Hawaii is more vulnerable and greatly impacted by energy than any other US State. One Hawaii company is using the latest break thoughts in technology and inventing new concepts to help their customers save money by helping them use less energy.

At 19, Darren T. Kimura founded Energy Industries as a summer project while on break from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Today the company is a Hawaii based national company with offices in Seattle, San Francisco, Spokane, Portland, Boise, Dallas, Honolulu, Guam and the Philippines. A leader in its market and recipient of numerous industry awards, Energy Industries created 7 spin-off companies, invented 3 products and acquired numerous mainland based firms.

In 2000, Darren was awarded “Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year” and named to the Pacific Business News first “Top Forty under 40” list. In 2002, he was awarded “Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Hawaii”, California, Nevada and Arizona. He has been awarded numerous additional industry distinctions, has written 5 papers in energy, has been a speaker at a number of conferences throughout the US and for the Department of Energy, Guam Energy, Palau Energy, and Saipan Energy offices.

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