September 15, 2020

Customers urged to act now, apply for CARES Act funds

Customers challenged by the financial impact of COVID-19 are urged to apply now for utility bill assistance from government and nonprofit sources. Millions of dollars in federal CARES Act funding are available only until the end of the year.

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December 23, 2016

Hawaiian Electric Companies submit updated energy plans

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today outlined a detailed plan charting the near-term actions that will lead to the use of renewable resources to meet 100 percent of Hawaii's power generation needs by 2045.

December 20, 2016

As 5,000th EV is registered in Hawaii, Drive Electric Hawaii is formed to promote electric transportation for a clean energy future

Eight key organizations have agreed to collaborate on electrification of ground transportation in Hawaii as an essential part of achieving the state’s clean energy goals

December 19, 2016

Smart Power for Hawaii's public schools

Hawaiian Electric’s Smart Power for Schools program has provided public schools with cutting-edge equipment that will help them save energy and teach students about the technology that will help manage the electric grid of the future.

December 16, 2016

Hawaiian Electric proposes first increase in Oahu base rates in 6 years

Hawaiian Electric today proposed the first increase of Oahu base rates in nearly six years to help pay for operating costs, including system upgrades to increase reliability, improve customer service and integrate more renewable energy.

December 16, 2016

T-Shirt Theatre performances to grow with Hawaiian Electric grant

Alliance for Drama Education has received a $7,000 grant from Hawaiian Electric to support its T-Shirt Theatre performances of “Takes a Village,” a play that explores the universal message of intergenerational wisdom and its positive impact on youth.

December 14, 2016

Maui Electric supports infant care at Maui Memorial Medical Center

Maui Electric Company and American Savings Bank presented Maui Memorial Medical Center Foundation (MMMCF) with a donation of $44,000 to purchase crucial safety equipment for the care of newborn infants.

December 12, 2016

Special Olympics athletes benefit from Hawaiian Electric donation

As one of the company’s “125 Acts of Aloha” commemorating its 125th anniversary, Hawaiian Electric has donated $10,000 to Special Olympics Hawaii, the nonprofit organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

December 12, 2016

Hawaiian Electric Companies gathering information on land available for renewable energy development

To help accelerate and inform efforts to achieve 100 percent renewable energy, the Hawaiian Electric Companies today launched an effort to gather information about land that may be made available for future renewable energy projects that will benefit all electric customers.

December 09, 2016

Hawaiian Electric seeks to relocate 46 kV cables serving Waikiki crossing the Ala Wai Canal

Hawaiian Electric is asking the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission approval to install two new 46 kilovolt (kV) cables serving Waikiki crossing under the Ala Wai Canal to make way for dredging of the canal.

December 05, 2016

More than 1,000 Enroll in Time-of-Use rates program

As of Dec. 2, 1,008 customers had signed up for the Hawaiian Electric Companies new Time-of-Use rates, a program that will charge customers less for power used during the day – when solar energy production is highest – and more at night.

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