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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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September

September 09, 2021

Hawaiian Electric utility work on Makakilo Drive to affect parking, traffic starting Monday

Hawaiian Electric crews will be replacing utility poles along Makakilo Drive between Panana Street and Kanehoa Loop from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Sept. 13-15, and also 20-22

August

August 31, 2021

Hawaiian Electric launches ‘Charge Up Hawaii’ webtool to gather customer input on EV charging, mobility needs

Hawaiian Electric launched Charge Up Hawaii, an interactive webtool to better understand customers’ mobility needs and see where they think electric vehicle charging stations are needed in their communities.

August 30, 2021

Hawaiian Electric conducting routine aerial line inspections for Maui on Sept. 9

To maintain reliable service, Hawaiian Electric will be using a helicopter to perform routine power line inspections on Maui on Thursday, Sept. 9, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Exact times and locations are subject to change depending on weather conditions

August 24, 2021

Public vaccination clinics set for Kahe, Campbell Industrial Park power plants starting Thursday, Aug. 26

Hawaiian Electric will be offering vaccination clinics to its employees and to the public at its Kahe and Campbell Industrial Park generation facilities in West Oahu starting Thursday, Aug. 26.

August 02, 2021

Virtual talk story on transitioning Maui to renewable energy

Join Hawaiian Electric for a conversation about how Maui is powered today and what future power resources will meet the island’s energy needs during the virtual community event, Transitioning Maui to Renewable Energy, featuring John Mauri, director of generation for Hawaiian Electric operations in Maui County, on Thursday, Aug. 12, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

July

July 28, 2021

Hawaiian Electric collecting feedback on shared solar program for Molokai

Hawaiian Electric is hosting a virtual stakeholder meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 11, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., to collect feedback from Molokai residents and business owners, renewable energy developers, and interested parties regarding Molokai shared solar projects, also known as the Community-Based Renewable Energy (CBRE) program.

July 19, 2021

New ‘Battery Bonus’ program to offer Oahu customers cash incentive to add energy storage to rooftop solar system

Hawaiian Electric is accepting applications for Battery Bonus, a new program that will pay a cash incentive for residential and commercial customers on Oahu to add energy storage (a battery) to an existing or new rooftop solar system.

July 07, 2021

$25K grant from Hawaiian Electric to develop resilience leaders at Kapiolani CC

Kapiolani CC will use a $25,000 grant from Hawaiian Electric to establish a new program that will develop Resilience Corps Leaders (RCL), the next generation of sustainability and resilience professionals, educators and neighborhood residents who can integrate sustainability and resilience competencies into their careers and communities.

July 02, 2021

Hawaiian Electric and MANAOLA Hawaii joint fundraiser for Aloha United Way features new bath & body collection

Starting today, Hawaiian Electric and luxury Hawaiian fashion label MANAOLA Hawaii are launching pre-sales of a new environmentally-conscious bath and body collection as a fundraiser for Aloha United Way (AUW).

July 02, 2021

Hawaiian Electric donations support West Oahu community

Hawaiian Electric has donated a total of $36,000 to six nonprofit organizations working to improve the lives of youth, kupuna and/or underserved populations in West Oahu, several that serve as critical lifelines in a community hard hit by the pandemic.

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