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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

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May

May 09, 2018

Employees and retirees celebrated company’s 125th anniversary by raising more than $435,000 for Aloha United Way

Hawaiian Electric employees and retirees raised $435,244 for Aloha United Way during the company’s 125th anniversary year which officially began Oct 13, 2016 and ran throughout 2017.

May 02, 2018

Hawaiian Electric plans major energy storage projects

Hawaiian Electric Company, nationally recognized as a leader in energy storage, is planning two grid-scale energy storage projects to increase the reliability of the Oahu electric grid, make it possible to accept more renewable generation and further reducing the use of fossil fuels.

April

April 25, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies among top utilities in nation for energy storage

Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light companies are among utilities that led the nation in connecting energy storage to their grids in 2017, earning top spots on the annual Top 10 utility industry lists compiled by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA).

April 19, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies observe Earth Day with release of 2017-18 Sustainability Report

To acknowledge Earth Day 2018, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light today released their 11th annual Sustainability Report for 2017-2018, describing the companies’ efforts to address climate change and contribute to community sustainability.

April 18, 2018

Hawaiian Electric and Opus One Solutions Working to Boost Distributed Energy Resources on Oahu Grid

Hawaiian Electric Company and Opus One Solutions are collaborating to integrate and manage increasing levels of customer energy resources on the Oahu grid.

April 16, 2018

Hawaiian Electric, U.S. Navy break ground on West Loch solar project

Hawaiian Electric Company and the Department of the Navy today broke ground on a 20-megawatt solar facility at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam West Loch Annex.

March

March 29, 2018

Broad economic, environmental benefits described in electrification of transportation 'roadmap'

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today released their Electrification of Transportation Strategic Roadmap, describing near- and long-term actions to create a clean energy future and reduce dependence on imported fossil fuel for transportation as well as electricity.

March 13, 2018

Top middle school “mathletes” to represent Hawaii at National MATHCOUNTS®

In a field of 38 competitors from middle schools across Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island, Minjae Seo and Felicity Zhou of Washington Middle along with Jared Lo of Punahou and Taylor Ann Agena of Highlands Intermediate excelled in both the written and oral portions of the State MATHCOUNTS® competition to emerge as the top "mathletes" during the half-day event held at Kamehameha Schools on March 10, 2018.

March 12, 2018

Hawaiian Electric and Amber Kinetics Begin Kinetic Energy Storage Demonstration with Support from Elemental Excelerator

Hawaiian Electric, in partnership with Amber Kinetics and Elemental Excelerator, today held a traditional Hawaiian blessing ceremony to mark the launch of operations of a four‐hour kinetic energy storage system powered by groundbreaking flywheel technology. The pilot project is the first commercial use of Amber Kinetics' advanced technology in the U.S.

March 09, 2018

Tax cut means bill reduction for Oahu utility customers

Customers of Hawaiian Electric Company will see their bills fall as the result of an updated base-rate adjustment approved by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on Friday.

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