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Apd Conline

  1. 1. Miko Building Re-purpose Project December 2009 www.arcofhilo.org Arc of Hilo Agriculture Product Development Center
  2. 2. Growing Trends <ul><li>Buy local, Eat local </li></ul>Renewable, sustainable energy practices Food Safety
  3. 4. 3 Power Systems <ul><li>Private power system using conventional power from HELCO </li></ul><ul><li>Solar collector system utilizing high power focused energy collectors on rooftop </li></ul><ul><li>AND </li></ul><ul><li>LLNL cutting-edge alpha level technologies that are energy-renewable and efficient for commercial industrial applications </li></ul>
  4. 5. LLNL Menu of Technologies <ul><li>We will demonstrate these renewable energy-based technologies: </li></ul><ul><li>Steam generation </li></ul><ul><li>The Flywheel </li></ul><ul><li>Heat energy generation </li></ul><ul><li>Thermal storage </li></ul>
  5. 6. source: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory It’s Different : Electromechanical Battery Technology
  6. 7. Solar thermal food processing <ul><li>Concentrating Solar Heat Collection System (New concepts to improve efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>New Thermal Energy Storage System </li></ul><ul><li>New Heat Engine & Generator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LLNL IP is inexpensive & highly efficient (twice that of existing solar thermal technologies) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Control System (not shown) </li></ul>
  7. 8. Field of Dreams <ul><li>“ Big Island Farmers are Key to a Sustainable State Economy” Hawaii Business Magazine , January 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>To become economically sustainable, community leaders and organizations must support their local farmers. </li></ul><ul><li>Refocus efforts on local industries to grow and consume more local produce </li></ul><ul><li>Take care of our own needs and keep money in-state </li></ul><ul><li>Expand market share of local produce and value-added products throughout the state </li></ul><ul><li>Increase farming efficiency and product development </li></ul>
  8. 9. Growth Potential <ul><li>More than 60% of all cropland in the state is located on the Big Island </li></ul><ul><li>200 farmers and small businesses participate in the Hilo Farmers Market </li></ul><ul><li>5,000 customers visit the market each week, 70% are local </li></ul><ul><li>Still, many local farmers are not utilizing their ag land potential </li></ul>
  9. 10. High Impact Solutions <ul><li>Create high impact solutions for local farmers to develop localized industry in food processing, packaging and distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Utilize renewable energy to keep energy costs down </li></ul>
  10. 11. Garden Variety <ul><li>Of community-based food processing needs: </li></ul><ul><li>Fresh produce prep area </li></ul><ul><li>Incubator kitchens to test recipes and processes for value-added products </li></ul><ul><li>Package, bottle and distribute </li></ul>
  11. 12. Already On-Site <ul><li>Flash freezer </li></ul><ul><li>Fresh water well </li></ul><ul><li>Steam boiler </li></ul><ul><li>Warehouse storage </li></ul><ul><li>Loading docks </li></ul><ul><li>Office space </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommunications </li></ul><ul><li>Sorting and packaging equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Private power </li></ul><ul><li>Heating and cooking elements </li></ul><ul><li>Slicing and peeling equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Assembly line equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Prep tables and carts </li></ul>
  12. 13. What We Will Add <ul><li>Freeze Drier </li></ul><ul><li>Dehydrator </li></ul><ul><li>Extractor </li></ul><ul><li>Decontamination </li></ul><ul><li>Certified Kitchens </li></ul>
  13. 14. Arc of Hilo Agriculture Product Development Center <ul><li>Equipped with cutting edge facilities and equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Increase East Hawaii’s underperforming agricultural sector </li></ul><ul><li>Utilize East Hawaii’s readily trainable and available low-wealth workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate renewable energy </li></ul>
  14. 15. Workforce Development <ul><li>Workforce development and training programs designed for: </li></ul><ul><li>People with disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Returning veterans </li></ul><ul><li>Returning prison inmates </li></ul><ul><li>Native Hawaiians, Micronesians and other low-wealth residents </li></ul>
  15. 16. APDC Services <ul><li>Ex: Certified Kitchen Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Membership Fee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charge $100/hour for use for members </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Equipment Usage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Packaging & Labeling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shipping & Distribution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales & Marketing </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. Menu for Success <ul><li>UH Hilo College of Business is writing our business plan </li></ul><ul><li>Highly collaborative model for community economic development </li></ul><ul><li>Generate job training and placement opportunities for people with disabilities and other low-wealth populations, while demonstrating sustainable renewable energy technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Increase quality of life for our community </li></ul>
  17. 18. Mahalo For more information, call Tanya 808-345-6271 www.arcofhilo.org