In November of 2019, Raya supported the kia'i (protectors) of the rural community of Kahuku Hawaii as they undertook mass direct action against the AES Company's intrusive energy developments.
On December 18, 2018, Raya appeared on Hawaii News Now to discuss her new book, Energy Justice, and discuss climate change in Hawaii. See the interview here.
Raya is featured in the August 2018 Verizon "Humanability" TV and social media campaign, highlighting Hawaii's leadership on clean energy. She is a part of a distinguished cast of experts, including leaders at Hawaiian Electric and former Colorado governor Bill Ritter.