ASGA Call #49: HAWAII: Community Solar & Solar Grazing

Presenters: Nexamp’s Julie Beauchemin presented Community Solar Development in Hawaii and Olsen Enterprise’s Raia Olsen reported on Solar Grazing in Hawaii.


Keith Hevenor, Director of Communications at Nexamp introduced Nexamp’s work with ASGA in 2021.  

Click here or on the image below to access .pdf version of Keith’s presentation.

Director of Business Development Julie Beauchamin at Nexamp introduced both how community solar and community solar development works, then discussed the status of community solar laws and policy in Hawaii. Julie also shared about several Hawaiian Nexamp projects. 

Click here or on the image below to access .pdf version of Julie’s presentation.

Raia Olsen was born and raised on the north shore of Oahu. After graduating from college, she married Daniel Olsen and founded Oahu Grazers. Oahu Grazers is a solar sheep grazing business. Oahu Grazers also raises grass-finished beef. Oahu Grazers has mentored other farmers in Hawaii as they learn to solar graze. Raia presented the case for solar grazing with photos of the work they’ve done in the past few years. Oahu Grazers can be reached through our network or at

Click here or on the image below to access .pdf version of Raia’s presentation.

With thanks to our sponsor

Hosted by:

Dutch Barn Farm‘s Judy St Leger.  DVM, Texel breeder, ASGA founding board members and solar grazier, Dr Judy hosted the ASGA webinar.

More about our presenters and the busy solar scene in Hawaii:

  • Read more on solar & agriculture in Hawaii.  


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