HONOLULU, Hawaii: A Memorandum of Understanding will be finalized by leaders in the Aloha State and the nation of China on Monday, August 13th at the Hawai’i Convention Center.

The state says Governor Neil Abercrombie will be signing the MOU for the China-Hawai’i Collaborative Clean Energy Investment and Deployment Program.

“Secretary General Xu Hubin of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) will also sign the MOU” state officials said in a media release, “memorializing the partnership between the State of Hawai’i and CCPIT to start a clean energy investment and deployment program in Hawai’i. The program will allow CCPIT to refer interested Chinese clean energy investors and developers to the Hawai’i State Energy Office in the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) to facilitate the matchmaking process with clean energy project partners in Hawai’i in need of capital or development partners.”

The signing will take place from 8 to 8:30 a.m. and will be in Kalakaua Ballroom B of the convention center.