Furlough Friday at Sopogy & Energy Industries

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DATE & TIME: The workshop will be held on Friday, March 12th from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

LOCATION: The Sopogy headquartersat 2660 Waiwai Loop. We will meet at the Sopogy building at 8:15am. Sopogy will be implementing their “Fossil Fuel Free Friday” so all employees, staff, students, and participants are encouraged to attend using an efficient alternative mode of transportation such as walking, bike, bus, or carpool.

EVENT: The workshop is free of charge and open to high school students, especially for those students interested in science, technology, sustainability, and entrepreneurship. Students will take a tour of the facilities, learn about Sopogy’s MicroCSP technology, find out how Energy Industries uses proven technologies to innovatively lower electricity demand, have a discussion with CEO and founder of Sopogy and Energy Industries Darren Kimura, and perform an experimental CSP project using pizza boxes and tin foil to make smores. HiSciTech CEO Keiki-Pua Dancil and Kanu Hawaii Executive Director James Koshiba will be on hand as special guests to discuss the significance of technology and sustainability. Lunch will be provided.As space is limited interested students should respond as soon as possible to reserve a spot and come prepared with an open mind and a passion to learn something new.

To reserve a spot or for more information please contact:

John Rankin           (808) 265-8715  jtrankin@gmail.com

Rechung Fujihira      (808) 840-7337  rechung.fujihira@gmail.com

Special thanks to Round Table Pizza Kailua, Waialua Soda Works, and Styrophobia for providing lunch.

 

Darren Kimura CEO of Sopogy

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