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November 05, 2021

Hawaiian Electric sets goal of 70% carbon reduction by 2030, envisions zero emissions by 2045

Hawaiian Electric has set a goal to cut carbon emissions from power generation 70% by 2030. The reduction includes generation owned by Hawaiian Electric and independent power producers who sell electricity to the utility.

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December

December 06, 2021

Efforts continue to restore power to Upcountry area by this evening

Hawaiian Electric crews are working to restore electric service to about 5,600 customers in Upcountry Maui and pockets of Kuau, Haiku and Lahaina currently impacted by the storm system that continues to affect the state.

December 06, 2021

Crews respond to storm-related outages on Hawaii Island

Hawaiian Electric crews are working to restore electric service to customers impacted by the storm system that continues to impact the state.

December 02, 2021

Hawaiian Electric utility work on Bingham Street Tuesday, Dec. 7 to affect traffic, street parking

Hawaiian Electric crews will remove a damaged utility pole and install a temporary replacement along Bingham Street on Tuesday, Dec. 7. The work from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. will alter traffic and restrict street parking on Bingham between Punahou and Alexander streets.

November

November 29, 2021

Hawaiian Electric to conduct aerial line inspections

To improve system reliability, Hawaiian Electric will conduct quarterly aerial inspections of its major overhead transmission lines from Monday, Dec. 6, to Friday, Dec. 10, 2021.

November 29, 2021

Hawaiian Electric issues call for shared solar project proposals for Molokai, Lanai

Hawaiian Electric is beginning the procurement for projects to provide customers on Molokai and Lanai the opportunity to participate in a shared solar program (also known as community-based renewable energy) on their island to further reduce use of imported fossil fuels and cut carbon emissions.

November 17, 2021

Hawaii utilities mark Utility Scam Awareness Day with warning to customers: Stay vigilant over the holidays!

With scam calls, phishing and more elaborate schemes on the rise, Hawaii utilities are asking customers to remain vigilant as scammers ramp up their activity during the holidays. The warning comes on Utility Scam Awareness Day, a national event created to spotlight ripoffs aimed at utility customers.

November 05, 2021

Hawaiian Electric sets goal of 70% carbon reduction by 2030, envisions zero emissions by 2045

Hawaiian Electric has set a goal to cut carbon emissions from power generation 70% by 2030. The reduction includes generation owned by Hawaiian Electric and independent power producers who sell electricity to the utility.

November 02, 2021

Hawaiian Electric debuts “Classic Eats and Modern Treats” in its latest employee-published fundraiser cookbook

Just in time for holiday cooking and feasting, Hawaiian Electric employees have published “Classic Eats and Modern Treats,” a 150-page cookbook packed with timeless recipes and new culinary discoveries all to raise funds for United Way chapters serving the company’s five-island service territory. The soft cover, wire-bound cookbook with a nostalgic Hawaii-themed motif is available on the company’s website at www.hawaiianelectric.com/unitedwaycookbook for $15 with no limit until supplies last.

November 01, 2021

Hawaiian Electric seeks major expansion of public EV charging network to answer demand, speed growth

Hawaiian Electric is seeking to expand its public electric vehicle charger network and implement lower EV charging rates as part of the company’s ongoing effort to help Hawaii achieve its decarbonization goals. The company is asking the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to approve its proposed Public Electric Vehicle Charger Expansion Project.

October

October 26, 2021

Hawaiian Electric donation to Kaala Farm supports wildfire prevention, mitigation in Waianae Kai

Hawaiian Electric has donated $50,000 to Kaala Farm for the Waianae Kai Wildfire Prevention & Mitigation Project in support of community resilience and environmental stewardship in this culturally and ecologically significant area in West Oahu. The project is focused on implementing key land management practices that can prevent the frequency of fires and reduce their intensity and duration, increasing security in the upper valley, as well as improving the ability of firefighters to respond and extinguish fires quickly in the area.

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