Blue Planet Foundation held an electric vehicle ride-and-drive event Kauai Community Market in Lihue. The enthusiasm was really encouraging and created a great energy for the day.

Volunteers at the KCC EV Ride And Drive
Volunteers at the KCC EV Ride And Drive


We had seven electric vehicles available for test drives including 3 privately owned Nissan Leafs. The Kia dealership brought 3 cars, Kia Soul EV, Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid, Kia Niro Hybrid, and  Kuhio Chevrolet brought a Chevrolet Volt. At least 23 people took over 35 test drives throughout the morning.

The KCC automotive department was there with their KIA Soul EV and many volunteers as well.

We are extremely grateful to Blue Planet, KCC automotive department, the dealerships and car owners that gave us your time, energy, and vehicles for the day, and thank you to all volunteers!

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