Asia YearyLead, Clean Energy & Transportation, Hawaii
Asia Yeary is the U.S. EPA lead for clean energy and transportation in Hawaii. She supports creative approaches to reducing Hawaii's dependence on imported fossil fuels. Over 50% of Hawaii's energy consumed is for transportation. Asia is focused on reducing the amount of energy consumed for ground transportation by promoting multi-modal transportation options, including bike share in Honolulu. Asia founded the RISE green jobs program and continues to support program growth and development. She helped found the West Coast Collaborative to reduce diesel emissions and is a board member of Honolulu Clean Cities and Women in Renewable Energy. Asia hopes collaborative solutions will address our most difficult challenges and create a sustainable future for Hawaii.