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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

December 23, 2019

State's 3 largest utilities to be united under one name: Hawaiian Electric

Starting in January, the three utilities that serve 95 percent of Hawaii’s residents will be united under a common name: Hawaiian Electric.

December 19, 2019

Jan. 2 - Feb. 10: Maui Electric upgrading poles, insulated power lines along Lahainaluna Road

Maui Electric Company will be upgrading utility poles and installing insulated power lines along Lahainaluna Road in West Maui from Thursday, Jan. 2 to Monday, Feb. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The work is part of continued efforts to make the island’s electrical grid more resilient while also enabling more private residential rooftop solar to be installed on the island.

December 10, 2019

Scott Seu named president and CEO of Hawaiian Electric

Scott Seu, a senior vice president at Hawaiian Electric Company, will succeed Alan Oshima as president and chief executive officer of the company effective in the first quarter of 2020.

December 09, 2019

Hawaiian Electric named ‘Utility of the Year’ by Utility Dive

Hawaiian Electric Company has been named “Utility of the Year” by Utility Dive, a leading energy industry publication. The 2019 Dive Awards recognize the industry’s top disruptors and innovators, including executives, companies, trends and breakthroughs transforming the industry.

December 05, 2019

Hawaiian Electric volunteer crew helps revive tree-lighting tradition at Puu o Kaimuki Mini Park

When the Kaimuki Christmas Parade ends this evening, it will culminate with the lighting of the floating Christmas tree at Puu o Kaimuki Mini Park – a tradition brought back, in part, thanks to Hawaiian Electric volunteers from IBEW Local 1260.

December 02, 2019

Maui Electric issuing largest call for renewable energy projects for Molokai, Lanai

Maui Electric Company is starting the largest procurement for renewable energy resources on Molokai and Lanai in efforts to reduce the reliance on imported oil for power generation and move the state closer to its goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2045.

November

November 25, 2019

Hawaiian Electric, U.S. Navy dedicate West Loch Solar Project

Hawaiian Electric Company and the Department of the Navy today dedicated the 20-megawatt West Loch Solar Project at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam West Loch Annex.

November 18, 2019

Hawaii utilities ask customers to stay vigilant against aggressive scammers during Utility Scam Awareness Week

The holidays are right around the corner, and Hawaii utilities are bracing for a spike in scam calls and phishing from thieves and scam artists posing as utility workers and bill collectors.

November 14, 2019

Regulators decline to approve increase in Hawaii Electric Light rates

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has issued an interim decision that results in no increase in electric rates at this time for Hawaii Electric Light Company customers.

November 08, 2019

Hawaiian Electric creates new Customer Energy department

To more effectively serve customers with rooftop solar and other devices that can interact with the electric grid, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are creating a single Customer Energy Resources (CER) department with personnel based on Hawaii, Maui and Oahu.

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