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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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August

August 18, 2018

Thirteen Local Companies Give Back at Kaala Farm

More than 150 volunteers today joined The Trust for Public Land at Kaala Farm in Waianae on Oahu's Leeward Shore to take part in a communal land restoration effort.

August 15, 2018

First Maui Electric rate increase in 6 years approved

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has issued an interim decision approving Maui Electric Company's first base-rate increase in more than six years.

August 14, 2018

New twist on old scam: Crooks now demanding payments for 'overdue' utility bills in bitcoin

Scammers are targeting customers of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, and the latest surge of callers are threatening businesses with immediate disconnection if they don’t get paid in the digital currency known as bitcoin.

August 09, 2018

Hawaii Electric Light donates $5,000 to Hope Services Hawaii for Kilauea Response

A $5,000 donation from Hawaii Electric Light to Hope Services Hawaii was presented today during the Pacific Risk Management Ohana (PRiMO) disaster management conference at the Hawaii Convention Center.

August 07, 2018

Maui Electric hosts Lanai community forum on emergency preparedness

With hurricane season officially underway, Maui Electric is hosting a forum for the Lanai community on emergency preparedness on Thursday, August 30 at the Lanai Senior Center.

August 06, 2018

Maui Electric partners with local businesses to save money, stabilize the grid and use more renewable energy

Maui Electric Company, in partnership with commercial and industrial customers, this month filled the current capacity of its expanded Fast Demand Response program.

August 02, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies seek information on renewable energy project opportunities

The Hawaiian Electric Companies want to know about potential renewable energy project opportunities that may not have qualified under an earlier request for proposals.

August 01, 2018

First large-scale renewable project on Molokai approved

The Public Utilities Commission has approved the first grid-scale solar and battery energy storage project to be built on Molokai.

July

July 20, 2018

Applications for community solar projects off to strong start

Ten days after the Hawaiian Electric Companies launched the first phase of community solar, the companies have received four applications for capacity on Oahu, four for Maui Island, three for Hawaii Island, and one for Molokai from proposed subscriber organizations that plan to build and operate community solar facilities.

July 18, 2018

EPRI Awarded $1.8 Million for Solar Forecasting Technology Research

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) announced today a $1.8 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office to develop and demonstrate new methods to operate power systems with high penetrations of solar power.

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