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 22, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Companies issue call for projects to accelerate islands' renewable energy transition

Our companies are beginning Hawaii’s largest procurement effort for renewable energy resources to end the use of coal and reduce reliance on imported oil for power generation, moving the state closer to its goal of using 100 percent renewable energy by 2045.

August 21, 2019

Hawaii Electric Light restores service along Hamakua Coast

Our crews completed repairs to a transmission line damaged by a fallen tree in Hakalau.

August 21, 2019

PUC approves grid-scale solar project in West Oahu

AES Solar West Oahu, a 12.5-megawatt (MW) solar project with a 50-megawatt-hour energy storage system, has been approved by the Public Utilities Commission.

August 21, 2019

Hawaiian Electric proposes increase in Oahu rates

In order to help pay for operating and capital costs, including upgrades to strengthen the grid and integrate more renewable energy, a rate increase is being proposed on Oahu.

August 20, 2019

Aug. 26 – Aug. 30: Maui Electric aerial line inspections using unmanned aerial technology, helicopter

Our company will be using unmanned aircraft, or drones, and a helicopter for routine aerial power line inspections from Monday, Aug. 26 to Friday, Aug. 30, throughout the island of Maui and weather permitting.

August 09, 2019

Maui Electric moves forward on renewable energy procurement efforts for Molokai, Lanai

Upon approval by the Public Utilities Commission, anticipated later this year, our renewable energy procurements will be open to bids from developers locally and globally.

August 08, 2019

Hawaii utilities rank high nationally for energy storage

Hawaii Electric Light Company ranked seventh and Hawaiian Electric Company was eighth nationally for connecting the most energy storage per customer to their grids in 2018, earning spots on the annual Top 10 utility industry list compiled by the national nonprofit Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA).

August 07, 2019

Save the Date for the 2019 Ka Piko Festival!

Mark your calendars and save the date for a community celebration of Waimanalo.


July 31, 2019

New study describes public EV charging needs for 2020s

To encourage electric vehicle use in Hawaii, the Hawaiian Electric Companies have conducted the first study that pinpoints the areas where expanded public charging options would create a “critical backbone” supporting EV-driving commuters and tourists and help optimize operation of the electric grid.

July 26, 2019

Hawaii Electric Light commemorates 125 years of service

This year, we commemorate 125 years of providing electric service to Hawaii Island.

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