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February 15, 2021

Hawaiian Electric hits nearly 35% renewable energy, exceeding state mandate

Driven by higher solar energy and wind production and lower consumer demand, Hawaiian Electric achieved a 34.5 percent consolidated renewable portfolio standard (RPS) in 2020.

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April

April 13, 2021

Hawaiian Electric utility work on Pensacola Street in Makiki to affect traffic Thursday

Hawaiian Electric crews will be working on overhead power lines on Pensacola Street in Makiki on Thursday, April 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The work requires closure of the far-right southbound lane of Pensacola between Kinau and South Beretania streets.

April 13, 2021

Hawaiian Electric warns customers to watch for scams

Using scare tactics and trickery, scammers are pretending to be Hawaiian Electric and threatening to disconnect customers’ electric service unless “overdue” bills are cleared with prepaid debit cards. Don’t be scammed!

April 12, 2021

Utility pole replacements along Farrington Highway near Ko Olina Wednesday, Thursday to affect traffic

Hawaiian Electric crews will be replacing utility poles along Farrington Highway near Ko Olina from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, and Thursday, April 15. The work requires closure of the right westbound lane on Farrington.

April 08, 2021

Hawaii Island renters behind on utility bills urged to seek financial help through new County program starting Monday

Millions of dollars in federal assistance to households behind on rent and electric bills will be available through the Hawaii County Emergency Rental Assistance Program starting Monday, April 12.

April 08, 2021

Hawaiian Electric to complete equipment upgrades in Manoa

Weather permitting, Hawaiian Electric crews will complete equipment upgrades to improve system reliability in Manoa on Friday, April 9, and Tuesday, April 13, to Friday, April 16. Crews may return later in the month for additional equipment testing, as needed.

April 07, 2021

Hawaiian Electric awards grants to environmental nonprofits

Hawaiian Electric has awarded a total of $60,000 in grants to four environmental nonprofit organizations working to protect and preserve Hawaii’s natural and cultural resources.

April 05, 2021

Oahu renters behind on utility bills urged to seek financial help through new City program starting today

Millions of dollars in federal assistance to households behind on rent and electric bills are now available through the City and County of Honolulu.

April 01, 2021

Hawaiian Electric equipment upgrades in Manoa to continue Monday through Thursday

Hawaiian Electric crews will be continuing to replace utility equipment in Manoa from Monday, April 5, to Thursday, April 8, as part of planned upgrades to improve area system reliability. Crews are expected to return to some locations throughout the month while the equipment undergoes testing.

March

March 09, 2021

Hawaiian Electric expands electric vehicle fast-charging network

Electric vehicle drivers on Oahu and Maui have more options to quickly power up with the recent installation of seven new publicly-accessible, fast-charging stations by Hawaiian Electric.

February

February 24, 2021

Hawaiian Electric employees win EPRI 2020 Technology Transfer Awards for innovation

Seven Hawaiian Electric employees have been selected to receive the prestigious Electric Power Research Institute’s (EPRI) 2020 Technology Transfer Awards in the Power Delivery & Utilization and Generation Technology sectors. The honor recognizes their leadership and innovation on collaborative research and technology projects that produced significant results.

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