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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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December

December 28, 2018

Hawaii Electric Light requests customers’ kokua following Dec. 14 drop box theft in Hilo

As part of Hawaii Electric Light Company’s investigation into the theft of payments at its Kilauea Avenue drop box, the company requests that customers who dropped off payments between the hours of 2:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, call Customer Service at (808) 969-6999.

December 27, 2018

Momentum marked 2018 for the Hawaiian Electric Companies

Progress on renewable energy and resilience continued to drive the transformation of the Hawaiian Electric Companies in 2018.

December 21, 2018

Maui Electric answers community call to operate EV fast-charging network

In partnership with the County of Maui, Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB), Ulupono Initiative, Blue Planet Foundation and Hitachi, Maui Electric, proposed today to assume ownership and operation of the existing electric vehicle fast-charging network established on Maui through the JUMPSmartMaui demonstration project.

December 21, 2018

Thief breaks into Hawaii Electric Light payment drop box

Hawaii Electric Light Company is investigating the theft of envelopes from a payment drop box outside its main office at 1200 Kilauea Ave. in Hilo. Video surveillance shows a man prying the box open late Friday evening, Dec. 14.

December 19, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies’ Hawaii State VEX VRC Robotics Championship scheduled Jan. 12, 2019

The 2019 Hawaiian Electric Companies’ Hawaii State VEX VRC Robotics Championship featuring Hawaii’s top middle and high school robotics teams will be held Jan. 12, 2019 at the University of Hawaii, Manoa Campus Center Ballroom.

December 18, 2018

Solar-plus-storage project added to Oahu renewable energy lineup

Another solar-plus-storage project is now planned for Oahu, joining three other grid-scale solar projects recently selected by Hawaiian Electric Company in a procurement effort to expand the state’s renewable energy portfolio.

December 14, 2018

Hawaii Electric Light proposes 3.4% rate increase

Hawaii Electric Light Company today proposed an increase of Hawaii Island base rates to help pay for rising operating costs, including the use of new tools to modernize the grid and continue a comprehensive vegetation management plan to reduce outages.

November

November 30, 2018

Spike in phony utility calls reported this week as scammers target churches

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.

November 30, 2018

Hawaiian Electric contributes $70,000 to support education programs and initiatives for Hawaii students

In the second and third quarter of 2018, Hawaiian Electric contributed a total of $70,000 to support programs and initiatives aimed at advancing educational excellence for more than 20,000 students in grades K-12

November 29, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies update electric vehicle strategic roadmap as U.S. celebrates 1 million EV sales

As electric industry leaders convene in Washington, D.C. tomorrow to mark one-million plug-in electric vehicle sold in the United States, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are releasing an expanded update of the Electrification of Transportation Strategic Roadmap that quantifies benefits of clean transportation.

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