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March 27, 2020

Hawaiian Electric adjusts operations due to coronavirus

Hawaiian Electric continues to adjust its operations to reduce the potential spread of coronavirus, including postponing less urgent repair and maintenance work, and closing walk-in customer payment centers at least through April.

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October

October 03, 2016

Amber Kinetics and Hawaiian Electric agree on Flywheel Energy Storage Pilot Project

Amber Kinetics and Hawaiian Electric Company have agreed to conduct a joint energy storage pilot project to test the capability of a flywheel system.

October 03, 2016

Hawaiian Electric proposes lowest cost solar energy project in Hawaii

Hawaiian Electric Company today asked the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission for approval to develop a 20-megawatt (MW) solar energy facility at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, West Loch Annex.

October 01, 2016

Hawaiian Electric to commemorate 125th anniversary with 125 Acts of Aloha

Hawaiian Electric Company today announced it will commemorate its 125th anniversary over the next year by giving back to the community with 125 Acts of Aloha.

September

September 29, 2016

Hawaiian Electric Companies begin use of unmanned aircraft to provide better service

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have begun to use unmanned aircraft, also known as “drones,” for a variety of inspections, including in storm response.

September 28, 2016

Maui Electric supports Boys and Girls Club of Maui’s STEM program with $5,000 donation

Maui Electric Company presented the Boys and Girls Club of Maui with a $5,000 donation last month to help expand their “Advancing STEM” program.

September 26, 2016

Pan Pacific robotics championships scheduled Oct. 7-9, 2016

The Pan Pacific VEX Robotics Championships return, Oct. 7-9, 2016 at Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus Kekuhaupio Gym, with nearly 700 students from Hawaii, California, Canada, China, and Taiwan competing for qualification slots at the 2017 VEX Worlds.

September 23, 2016

Utility-scale battery system goes into service at Campbell Industrial Park

Hawaiian Electric Company has placed into service its first utility-scale Battery Energy Storage System or BESS, on Oahu -- a one-megawatt battery located at the Campbell Industrial Park generating station.

September 21, 2016

Family fun and interactive energy exhibits at Hawaiian Electric's Clean Energy Fair

Hawaiian Electric will host its 13th annual Clean Energy Fair on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kahala Mall, near the Macy’s wing.

September 19, 2016

Hawaii Electric Light proposes first increase in base rates in 6 years

Hawaii Electric Light today proposed the first increase of base rates in nearly six years to help pay for operating costs, including expanded vegetation management focusing on albizia tree removal, as well as system upgrades to increase reliability, improve customer service and integrate more renewable energy.

September 16, 2016

Telephone scam alert: Businesses targeted by utility impersonators

Maui Electric Company is warning customers about an increased number of reports of telephone scams to utility customers.

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