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March 27, 2020

Hawaiian Electric adjusts operations due to coronavirus

Hawaiian Electric continues to adjust its operations to reduce the potential spread of coronavirus, including postponing less urgent repair and maintenance work, and closing walk-in customer payment centers at least through April.

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March 31, 2020

Surveillance images released in Lahaina Substation burglary

Hawaiian Electric’s Maui County operations released surveillance images of a man who broke into its Lahaina Substation along Lahainaluna Road on Friday, March 27 around 7:20 p.m.

March 27, 2020

Hawaiian Electric will host virtual community meetings on proposed energy storage projects

Hawaiian Electric will host virtual community meetings to seek public input on the utility’s five proposed battery energy storage systems (BESS).

March 27, 2020

Partial road closure in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaiian Electric will soon start a 6-month project to upgrade transmission poles and equipment in the area of the Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.

March 27, 2020

Hawaiian Electric adjusts operations due to coronavirus

Hawaiian Electric continues to adjust its operations to reduce the potential spread of coronavirus, including postponing less urgent repair and maintenance work, and closing walk-in customer payment centers at least through April.

March 25, 2020

Hawaiian Electric reports surge in scam calls to customers

Scammers are trying to capitalize on coronavirus fears by pretending to be Hawaiian Electric and threatening to disconnect customers’ electric service unless “overdue” bills are not paid. Don’t be scammed!

March 20, 2020

How to save energy while WFH (working from home)

As we all take precautions against the spread of COVID-19, you may be working from home and wondering about increased electricity costs. The good news is there are ways to keep your electricity bill under control.

March 19, 2020

HEI Charitable Foundation donates $125,000 to Hawaii Foodbank and United Way for COVID-19 aid

The HEI Charitable Foundation (HEICF) has contributed $50,000 to the Hawaii Foodbank and pledged another $75,000 to United Way agencies in support of their efforts to assist Hawaii families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 17, 2020

Hawaiian Electric suspends disconnections for 30 days

Hawaiian Electric will suspend service disconnections for 30 days so customers who are financially challenged by the coronavirus pandemic don't have to worry about losing electric service.

March 16, 2020

Hawaiian Electric to temporarily close walk-in payment centers at noon Wednesday, plans to reopen March 30

Hawaiian Electric will temporarily close its payment centers starting at noon Wednesday, March 18, to minimize risk for both customers and employees related to COVID-19.

March 12, 2020

Results of Hawaiian Electric’s 2020 State Middle School VEX IQ Championships hosted on Maui

Eight teams earned top spots at the 2020 Hawaiian Electric Hawaii State Middle School VEX IQ Championships hosted at Kamehameha Schools’ Maui Campus on Feb. 29. Based on the award categories and overlapping qualifiers, a total of 11 Hawaii middle school robotics teams have been invited to participate in the 2020 VEX IQ World Championships in Louisville, Ky.

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