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May 16, 2017

Metallic confetti causes overnight outage for 300; balloons caused outages affecting 42,000 in 2016

Metallic streamers sprayed from a confetti cannon onto power lines caused an outage that affected about 300 customers in the Keeaumoku area early today.

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May

May 22, 2017

East Honolulu outages being addressed

Hawaiian Electric Company is working to repair the cause of recurring brief outages in the East Honolulu area over the past week and apologizes for any inconvenience.

May 22, 2017

Students’ solar-powered vehicles race the clock at the Solar Sprint

More than 200 elementary and middle school students put their skills to the test recently as they raced their handmade model solar-powered vehicles down a 20-meter track (about 60 feet) at Kapolei High School’s sunny tennis courts.

May 16, 2017

Metallic confetti causes overnight outage for 300; balloons caused outages affecting 42,000 in 2016

Metallic streamers sprayed from a confetti cannon onto power lines caused an outage that affected about 300 customers in the Keeaumoku area early today.

May 15, 2017

Discounted rate still available for customers with special medical needs

Utility customers with special medical needs may still take advantage of a discounted electricity rate. Space is available in the two-year pilot program, which is limited to 2,000 Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light customers.

May 05, 2017

Hawaiian Electric employees and retirees raised record $518,000 for Aloha United Way

A year-long campaign in 2016 led by Hawaiian Electric employees with support from retirees raised $518,000 for Aloha United Way (AUW), the nonprofit agency addressing our community’s biggest challenges such as poverty prevention and homelessness.

May 01, 2017

Grants share Hawaiian Electric’s acts of aloha for the environment

Hawaiian Electric awarded a total of $110,000 in environmentally related grants to three Hawaii nonprofit organizations as part of the company's 125 Acts of Aloha commemorating its 125th anniversary and in celebration of Earth Month.

April

April 28, 2017

Hawaiian Electric seeks biofuel for Oahu power plants

Hawaiian Electric Company is seeking 3.1 million gallons of sustainably produced, renewable biofuel per year for three years to power biofuel-capable power plants on Oahu.

April 26, 2017

Maui Electric among SEPA Top 10 utilities in nation for energy storage

Maui Electric Company is one of the Top 10 utilities in the nation for connecting energy storage to the grid, according to the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA).

April 26, 2017

Celebrate Hawaii at the Grow Hawaiian Festival

Hawaiian Electric’s 10th annual Grow Hawaiian Festival takes place on Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Bishop Museum.

April 26, 2017

Nissan $10,000 rebate on new LEAF® sedan extended for Hawaiian Electric Companies’ customers

Nissan North America’s offer of a $10,000 rebate on the all-electric LEAF® sedan has been extended through June 30, 2017 for Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light Companies’ customers.

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