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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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September

September 30, 2019

Updated renewable project status board now online

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have created an online renewable project status board that lists 17 grid-scale projects currently proposed or underway on four islands.

September 23, 2019

Record summer heat drives increase in electricity demand

Intense summer heat showed up earlier in 2019 and is sticking around, driving increased demand for electricity to run air conditioners.

September 20, 2019

Project Footprint gains national recognition

Hawaiian Electric’s Project Footprint has been honored for the Best Branding Campaign at the 2019 E Source Forum in Denver.

September 19, 2019

Smart Charge Hawaii Program to make free EV charging stations available to residents and businesses

Enel X, the advanced energy solution business line of the Enel Group, in collaboration with Hawaiian Electric Companies, the state’s largest electricity provider, and Elemental Excelerator, an accelerator providing funding and other resources to pilot and commercial-scale startups, has launched Smart Charge Hawaii, a smart electric vehicle (EV) charging program.

September 18, 2019

Astronaut Lacy Veach Day of Discovery set for Oct. 26 at Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus

Registration is now open for the 18th annual Astronaut Lacy Veach Day of Discovery to be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, 7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus.

September 16, 2019

First community solar project in Hawaii gets go-ahead

Hawaiian Electric Company has approved the first community solar project in the state. Called Mililani Tech Solar I, the 270-kilowatt facility will be comprised of 864 solar panels located in the Mililani Tech Park area.

September 10, 2019

Clearway Energy Group Completes Construction on Three Hawaii Solar Projects

Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”), in partnership with our company, Kamehameha Schools, Moss Solar, and others, has brought online three grid-scale solar power projects on the island of Oahu that will significantly contribute to Hawaii's goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2045.

September 03, 2019

Maui Electric updates plan for electric vehicle charging network

Our company has informed the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) of its intent to move forward with the ownership and operation of four electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging sites of the existing EVohana network on Maui, which during a transition period has been temporarily owned and operated by Maui Economic Development Board, Inc. (MEDB).

August

August 29, 2019

Join us for the 2019 Ka Piko festival!

Enjoy food trucks, entertainment, keiki activities, and more at the first-ever Ka Piko festival, showcasing the community of Waimanalo.

August 29, 2019

Hawaiian Electric and Open Access Technology International Plan for Innovative Grid Services Wins PUC Approval

A pioneering Grid Services Purchase Agreement between our companies and Minneapolis-based Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) has been approved by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, advancing a project to bring Hawaii customers more renewable energy choices.

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