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August 11, 2022

Mililani I Solar now sending clean energy to Oahu grid

Mililani I Solar – the first of nine clean energy projects slated to come online on Oahu through 2024 – is now feeding lower-cost renewable energy to Hawaiian Electric’s grid. Over time, these projects will help stabilize the cost of energy for customers.

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December

December 01, 2022

Hawaiian Electric preparing for potential impacts from Mauna Loa eruption

Hawaiian Electric is preparing for potential impacts from the Mauna Loa eruption that began late Sunday, Nov. 27.

November

November 22, 2022

Hawaiian Electric announces 7 solar projects to benefit low- and moderate-income customers on Oahu, Hawaii Island and Maui

Hawaiian Electric has selected seven solar projects on Oahu, Hawaii Island and Maui to be the first on each island to offer the shared solar program (also known as community-based renewable energy or CBRE) to help lower the electric bills of customers who meet low- and moderate-income (LMI) levels and are unable to install privately-owned rooftop solar.

November 21, 2022

Utility work at Bethel/Chaplain extended to Dec. 16

Hawaiian Electric contractors will be continuing upgrades and repairs to underground utility equipment at the intersection of Bethel Street and Chaplain Lane in downtown Honolulu through Friday, Dec. 16.

November 16, 2022

Scammers preying on vulnerable utility customers, targeting small businesses during peak hours

With worries about the current economy and making ends meet, many utility customers in Hawaii are particularly vulnerable to scams. A proliferation of crypto currency kiosks and cash apps for mobile phones has only added to the problem.

November 15, 2022

Utility work to close Manono Street in Hilo

Hawaiian Electric utility work will close Manono Street near the intersection of Kawili Street in Hilo on Tuesday, Nov. 29, and Thursday, Dec. 1, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

November 04, 2022

Corporate donations support West Oahu holiday festivities

Hawaiian Electric has contributed a total of $11,000 in donations and additional support to three West Oahu nonprofit organizations for their Christmas festivities that will brighten the holidays for the community. Donations varied amongst the nonprofits based on the event scope.

November 03, 2022

Hawaiian Electric protects Maui’s seabirds with long-term plan

As part of its continued efforts to protect and preserve Maui’s unique avian species, Hawaiian Electric is taking steps to prepare a long-term Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR).

October

October 28, 2022

Utility work at Bethel/Chaplain starts Tuesday, 11/1, ends 12/6

Hawaiian Electric contractors will be returning to the intersection of Bethel Street and Chaplain Lane in downtown Honolulu for repairs and upgrades to underground utility equipment starting Tuesday, Nov. 1, until Tuesday, Dec. 6, excluding weekends and holidays. This is an extension of a project that began in July.

October 25, 2022

Hawaiian Electric launches Charge Up Commercial pilot to reduce upfront costs of installing EV chargers

Hawaiian Electric is accepting applications for its new Charge Up Commercial pilot program that can help customers significantly reduce the upfront cost of installing electric vehicle charging equipment at locations such as stores, businesses, condominiums, office buildings and fleet and parking facilities.

October 19, 2022

Pre-orders launch for new fundraiser cookbook “Pilina”

Pre-orders launch today for “Pilina – Connecting through the rich, local flavors of the islands,” a 150-page cookbook published by Hawaiian Electric employees as a fundraiser to benefit United Way agencies across its service areas. Pilina, meaning “to make connections” in the Hawaiian language, features more than 120 recipes contributed by employees. Priced at $15, this year’s edition features a foldable stand with spiral-bound top for easy flipping to a favorite recipe.

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