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New Hawaii refinery unit to provide cleaner diesel, more jet fuel

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Navy Cmdr. Eric Lockett, left, commander, Defense Logistics Agency Energy Hawaii; Richard Creamer, vice president and general manager for Par Hawaii; and Jim Yates, right, president of Par Hawaii, watched as Gov. David Ige untied a maile lei before a ground breaking for Par’s $27 million distillate hydrotreater, slated for completion in 2019.

Par Hawaii broke ground Thursday on a $27 million distillate hydrotreater that will produce clean, ultra-low sulfur diesel and enable the Kapolei- based refinery to produce more jet fuel — two products that are in high demand in the state. Read more

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