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September 15, 2020

Customers urged to act now, apply for CARES Act funds

Customers challenged by the financial impact of COVID-19 are urged to apply now for utility bill assistance from government and nonprofit sources. Millions of dollars in federal CARES Act funding are available only until the end of the year.

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October

October 19, 2020

CARES Act funding for businesses available for limited time

Businesses struggling with the financial impact of COVID-19 are urged to apply now for financial assistance from government and nonprofit sources that cover utility bills and other costs. Millions of dollars in additional federal CARES Act funding have been made available through the end of the year.

October 16, 2020

Hawaiian Electric utility work on Kamehameha Highway in Hauula to affect traffic Monday through Friday

Hawaiian Electric crews will be replacing overhead power lines and upgrading utility poles along Kamehameha Highway and Puuowaa Street in Hauula starting Monday, Oct. 19, through Friday, Oct. 23, as part of a phased upgrade to improve system reliability in Koolauloa.

October 14, 2020

Hawaiian Electric utility work on Ualena Street near airport to affect traffic, parking starting 8:30 a.m. Friday

Hawaiian Electric crews will be upgrading infrastructure on Ualena Street near the airport – including setting steel poles – beginning 8:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16. Use of a crane will prohibit access to Ualena from Ohohia Street on Saturday, Oct. 17.

October 13, 2020

Hawaiian Electric to conduct routine aerial line inspections for Molokai on Oct. 29, Maui on Oct. 30

As part of efforts to maintain reliable service, Hawaiian Electric will be using a helicopter to perform routine power line inspections on Molokai on Thursday, Oct. 29 and Maui on Friday, Oct. 30, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

October 09, 2020

Hawaiian Electric utility work on Hobron Lane starting Wednesday includes lane closure Oct. 20-23

Hawaiian Electric contractors will be laying the foundation for a new steel pole on Hobron Lane in Waikiki starting Wednesday, Oct. 14, to Friday, Nov. 6, as part of ongoing efforts to improve reliability in the area.

October 08, 2020

Hawaiian Electric utility work on Kamehameha Highway in Hauula runs Tuesday to Friday

Hawaiian Electric crews will be replacing overhead power lines and installing a new pole along Kamehameha Highway in Hauula starting Tuesday, Oct. 13, to Friday, Oct. 16, as part of a phased upgrade to improve system reliability in Koolauloa.

October 07, 2020

PUC approves solar-battery project for South Maui

Paeahu Solar, a utility-scale renewable energy plus battery project in South Maui, has been approved by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC).

October 07, 2020

Hawaiian Electric utility work to impact traffic on Auloa Road starting Tuesday for two weeks

In preparation for the installation of a new steel pole, Hawaiian Electric contractors will be working along Auloa Road starting Tuesday, Oct. 13, to Monday, Oct. 26.

September

September 30, 2020

Hawaiian Electric donates electric vehicles to University of Hawaii Maui College Native Hawaiian program

Hawaiian Electric recently presented a donation of two 2012 Nissan Leaf electric vehicles (EV) to the University of Hawaii Maui College’s (UHMC) Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Educational Program to provide mechanics hands-on experience in maintaining and repairing EVs.

September 24, 2020

Hawaiian Electric monitoring brush fire on Waahila Ridge

Hawaiian Electric is closely monitoring the path of a brush fire on Waahila Ridge above Manoa Valley. The fire was first reported near the East-West Center about 11:30 a.m.

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