Phone scammers kicked into high gear this week, targeting Hawaiian Electric Companies’ customers – mainly small businesses and churches. Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are warning customers to “Just Hang Up!” on scammers who are much more active during the holidays.
New Year’s Eve is a time for rousing celebrations, cherished traditions and sharing moments with family and friends. At Hawaiian Electric, we urge you to use caution if you plan to ring in the New Year with fireworks, and we offer these safety tips:
Elementary school students have shared their keen observations on the best ways to save energy at home.
Aloha Harvest will use a $20,000 contribution from Hawaiian Electric Company to help feed the needy, hungry and homeless on Oahu.
Hawaiian Electric to help Oahu solar customers caught in transition to new interconnection procedures
Hawaiian Electric is helping customers whose rooftop photovoltaic (PV) installations were underway in September when the utility revised its interconnection procedures to address potential safety and reliability concerns from growing levels of PV on Oahu.
Hawaiian Electric’s employees donated more than 4,750 pounds of food to the Hawaii Foodbank on Nov. 7. Hawaiian Electric also presented a $14,000 check to Hawaii Foodbank President Dick Grimm on Nov. 19.
Forty middle and high school VEX robotics teams from across the state will compete in the first-ever Hawaii VEX State Championship, presented by Hawaiian Electric Company, on Dec. 20-21, 2013 at Honolulu Community College. The event is free and open to the public.
Hawaiian Electric Industries – along with its subsidiaries Hawaiian Electric, Hawaii Electric Light, Maui Electric, and American Savings Bank – is contributing $100,000 to the Filipino Community Center of Hawaii (FilCom Center) for relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan. The donation from the HEI Charitable Foundation will be doubled to $200,000 by the Consuelo Foundation, which has pledged to match up to $2 million in donations toward Philippine relief efforts.
Hawaiian Electric Company has donated $15,000 to Na Kama Kai for the nonprofit organization’s Ocean Safety and Conservation Awareness Clinics.
In another effort to bring customers relief from high electric bills, Hawaiian Electric has asked the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission to allow negotiations with developers of six additional renewable energy projects that could quickly provide low-cost electricity for Oahu.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies today introduced their new Ohana Energy Gift Program, a thoughtful and practical way for customers to give the gift of energy to their friends and family or to help others in need.