Winter 2024

HWEA will be the organization of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals
recognized for preserving and enhancing the water environment in the Pacific Island Region.

By: Brandon Uejo, Vice-President

On October 19, 2023, HWEA hosted its third quarterly luncheon of the year at Dave & Buster’s Paina Hale, featuring our guest speakers, Dana Okano (Hawaiian Islands EFC & Hawaii Community Foundation) and Sina Pruder (State of Hawaii-DOH, Environmental Health Administration, Wastewater Division).  Their presentation included Dana sharing information on the Hawaiian Islands Environmental Finance Center and Sina speaking on financing options for cesspool conversion. 

HWEA expresses deep gratitude to everyone in attendance as well as Dana and Sina for sharing their presentation If you have any questions or interested in learning more about the Hawaiian Islands EFC and/or financing options for cesspool conversions, please feel free to email Dana at and Sina at  



Contact Info

Hawai‘i Water Environment Association
PO Box 2422
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96804
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