October 09, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies select 7 solar-plus-storage projects for record increase in renewable energy

Seven major solar-plus-storage projects on three islands, representing the largest infusion of renewable energy in state history, are now in contract negotiations between developers and the Hawaiian Electric Companies.

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May 25, 2017

Team effort pays off for Home Energy Challenge winners

It’s all about being aware of how you’re using electricity and correcting energy-wasting habits—that’s how you win the Hawaiian Electric Home Energy Challenge.

May 24, 2017

Hawaiian Electric wins CS Week 2017 Expanding Excellence Award

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have been honored with a CS Week 2017 Expanding Excellence Award for Best Analytics Project for work with Stem, Inc. and Ibis Networks to provide 400 Hawaii public schools and businesses with tools to monitor electricity use and control costs while making the grid more efficient for all customers.

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 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

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.

April 24, 2017

NRG and Hawaiian Electric Agree on Huge Oahu Solar Project

NRG Energy, Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Company have reached a power purchase agreement (PPA) for Hawaiian Electric to buy electricity generated by the Kawailoa Solar facility on the North Shore of Oahu.

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