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November 29, 2017

EV drivers will have more choice when using Hawaiian Electric Companies' fast chargers

Electric vehicle drivers will have more control over how much they pay to charge vehicles at DC Fast Chargers operated by the Hawaiian Electric Companies, effective Dec. 12, 2017.

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December

December 27, 2012

My New Year's Resolution

Planning and illustrating a New Year’s Resolution to conserve electricity at home was the task faced by hundreds of elementary school children at public schools on Oahu. The schools are participating in the Home Energy Challenge, a school-based competition sponsored by the State of Hawaii Department of Education and Hawaiian Electric Company, in which students put their classroom learning into practice at home.

December 27, 2012

Fireworks Safety Advice

Hawaiian Electric Company urges the public to use caution if celebrating New Year’s Eve with fireworks. Carefully set up and use fireworks in an area clear of overhead power lines. Do not string fireworks on utility poles.If using a ladder, pole, or tie lines to set up fireworks, keep a 10-foot clearance from power lines.

December 21, 2012

Hawaiian Electric Company charitable contributions

Hawaiian Electric Company, through the Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation, has recently contributed a total of more than $170,000 to the following organizations in support of their efforts to benefit the community, education and environment in Hawaii

December 19, 2012

Biodiesel contract for new airport generation facility approved

The contract for Maui-based Pacific Biodiesel Technologies to supply biodiesel to Hawaiian Electric Company for the Honolulu International Airport Emergency Power Facility has been approved by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission.

December 18, 2012

Hawaiian Electric Companies warn customers about utility impersonators

Hawaiian Electric Company, Maui Electric Company and Hawaii Electric Light Company want to warn electric customers about an apparent telephone scam. Customers have reported receiving telephone calls saying their electric bill is delinquent and subject to disconnection. These customers were told to make payments at certain retail stores using specific debit card services and then provide the caller with a confirmation number which grants the scammer access to the customer’s funds.

December 07, 2012

Hawaiian Electric Emergency Handbook now available in Korean, Cantonese, Vietnamese and Ilocano

To help Hawaii’s diverse community prepare for emergencies, Hawaiian Electric Company is now offering its free Handbook for Emergency Preparedness in Korean, Cantonese, Vietnamese and Ilocano.

December 06, 2012

Twelve Holiday Lighting Tips from Hawaiian Electric

Hawaiian Electric has some tips for holiday lighting to help you and your family use energy efficiently and have a safe holiday.  1. Buy holiday lights certified as safe by an independent testing lab, such as UL or ETL.

November

November 29, 2012

Hawaii Sustainable Energy Research Facility (HiSERF) is new name for fuel cell test facility, reflecting expanded mission

From today, you can call it HiSERF, the Hawaii Sustainable Energy Research Facility.  The 10-year-old Hawaii Fuel Cell Test Facility – sponsored by the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute at the University of Hawaii-Manoa and Hawaiian Electric Company -- got that new name, a new logo and a new sign to reflect its new and expanded mission in helping Hawaii reach a clean energy future.

November 29, 2012

Hawaiian Electric Volunteers Light Up Kaimuki Christmas Tree

Volunteers from Hawaiian Electric Company on Thursday helped preserve a 28-year-old holiday tradition by stringing new lights on the iconic electric Christmas tree at the Puu O Kaimuki.

November 26, 2012

Meetings set for public comment on electric utility planning

Meetings have been scheduled across the state to receive public comment on Integrated Resource Planning by Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light Company. The utilities’ goal is to file an Integrated Resource Planning Report for each company with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission by June 28, 2013.

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