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Pacific Biodiesel marketing associate to speak at Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset

By Staff | Feb 28, 2019

Founded on Maui in 1995, Pacific Biodiesel — farmers of sunflowers in Central Maui — is the nation’s longest operating biodiesel producer.

KAANAPALI – Beth Mathias will be the speaker at the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset on Tuesday, March 5.

The meeting will be held at the Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant at the Royal Lahaina Resort from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

A 35-year resident of Maui, Mathias has been on the Pacific Biodiesel team for more than eight years.

In 1985 Mathias co-founded Media Systems, a Lahaina-based photography and production company, and subsequently worked as a travel director before joining the renewable energy company.

Mathias has supported numerous Maui nonprofit agencies over the last 30 years and currently serves on the board of The Maui Farm.

Founded on Maui in 1995, Pacific Biodiesel – farmers of the Maui sunflowers – is the nation’s longest operating and most experienced biodiesel producer.

It established the first retail biodiesel pump in America.

Today with more than 100 employees statewide, the company is the only commercial producer of liquid biofuels in Hawaii.

Pacific Biodiesel has always focused on recycling with a zero-waste philosophy that incorporates development of value-added co-products.

Its collaborative, community-based “agriculture and energy” production model demonstrates a full-circle system of sustainability and climate change solutions designed to help Hawaii achieve a clean, sustainable energy future.

For more information on the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset, contact President Heidi Dollinger at Heidi.LahainaSunset@gmail.com or 359-4245.