Innovation is All Local

Elemental Excelerator was founded in Honolulu in 2009. Since then, the local nonprofit has been actively funding projects and companies with technologies who are creating cleaner, more resilient, and more equitable communities. Below you’ll find the new technologies, products, and services available to Hawaiʻi businesses and residents today.


Zero Mass Water
Making drinking water from sunlight and air for households and communities
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Smart water leak detection and control for homes
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Pono Home
Customized home efficiency and maintenance
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Grazing management and cattle record keeping software for ranchers
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Kunoa Cattle Company
Local beef products found at restaurants and stores across Hawaiʻi
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Blue Pillar
Energy management platform for single and multi-site facilities
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Blue Planet Energy
Reliable, safe and cost-effective energy storage solutions for homes
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Carbon Lighthouse
10x cheaper, whole-building energy efficiency for commercial buildings
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Smart energy storage for commercial and industrial businesses
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We work with 80+ companies innovating across energy, water, agriculture, transportation, and waste sectors in Hawaiʻi and beyond.
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Our Approach to Innovation is Place-based

Place matters. Our approach to innovation is premised on the idea that each community and geography has a unique identity made up of resources, needs, cultures, and people. This is why we seek input on the challenges faced by local residents, businesses, and policymakers, and then find and implement solutions to address them.

Below is a subset of the partners we work with from all corners of Hawaiʻi’s economy.