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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.

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December

December 22, 2020

Moratorium on disconnections of electric service for nonpayment extended through March 31, 2021

The moratorium on disconnections for nonpayment has been extended through March 31, 2021, by order of the Public Utilities Commission (PUC).

December 21, 2020

Hawaiian Electric opens three electric vehicle fast chargers on Maui

Three new electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations are now open to the public at the Queen Kaahumanu Center in Central Maui, Piilani Village Shopping Center in South Maui and Lahaina Aquatic Center in West Maui.

December 09, 2020

University of Hawaii and Hawaiian Electric agree on 'green tariff' to benefit campuses and community

The University of Hawaii and Hawaiian Electric have agreed to collaborate on an innovative renewable energy initiative to help the university achieve its net- zero energy goal and bring online more cost-effective, renewable energy resources to benefit the entire state.

December 07, 2020

Hawaiian Electric walk-in payment centers permanently close

Hawaiian Electric’s walk-in payment centers in Honolulu, Kahului, Hilo, Kona and Molokai, closed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, will permanently shut their doors due to declining use and customers adapting to other payment options.

November

November 19, 2020

Maui County outage map now available on Hawaiian Electric mobile app

Maui County customers can now retrieve outage information, receive outage alerts and see outages mapped on Maui, Molokai and Lanai from the Hawaiian Electric mobile app.

November 19, 2020

Hawaiian Electric proposes shared solar programs and projects on Molokai and Lanai

Hawaiian Electric’s proposal to launch shared solar or Community-Based Renewable Energy (CBRE) programs and projects on Molokai and Lanai featuring solar photovoltaic (PV) paired with battery energy storage systems (BESS) will be the topic at separate community meetings.

November 16, 2020

Hawaii utilities urge customers to stay vigilant against scammers during Utility Scam Awareness Week, pandemic

Hawaii utilities are asking customers to remain vigilant as scam calls and phishing – already more prevalent during the COVID-19 pandemic – ramp up heading into the holidays.

November 13, 2020

Hawaiian Electric employees publish Stay Home, Cook Rice fundraiser cookbook

Continuing a long-time tradition of giving back to the community, Hawaiian Electric employees are raising funds for United Way chapters on Oahu, Maui County, and Hawaii Island through Stay Home, Cook Rice – A Pandemic Limited Edition cookbook.

November 12, 2020

Puna Geothermal Venture back online after 2½ years, sends power to Hawaii Island grid

Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) has begun supplying electricity to the Hawaii Island grid, two and a half years after the eruption of the Kilauea volcano put it out of operation.

November 02, 2020

Hawaiian Electric approved to take over electric systems at 12 U.S. Army facilities on Oahu

The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved Hawaiian Electric’s acquisition of the electric distribution systems serving 12 U.S. Army installations on Oahu, including Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Army Airfield, Tripler Amy Medical Center, Fort Shafter and Army housing areas.

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