Rays on the Bay recently opened as part of $16 million renovation at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa. Photo courtesy of Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa. Business Wrap: Unemployment Down, Local Companies Expanding September 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Business

Looking across the Big Island’s economic landscape, there are several bright spots as companies expand and initial unemployment claims continue to decrease.

The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority, where studies in commercial energy storage will take place. NELHA photo. UH Report: NELHA Contributes $88M to Economy June 12th, 2012 · No Comments · Business, Featured Articles

The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority gets some good news following a critical audit of its operations.

This Google Earth image shows the location of the HGP-A well site in the lower left corner, with the Puna Geothermal Venture plant located in the upper right. UPDATE: New Lease on Old Geothermal Site Delayed April 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Featured Articles, News

The state Board of Land and Natural Resources on Friday will consider granting a new 65-year lease for HGP-A, the site of Hawaii’s first geothermal well.