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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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July

July 19, 2019

Partnership enables more rooftop solar capacity on Molokai

Maui Electric Company and the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have partnered to demonstrate a cost-effective solution that supports more rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems to be added to Molokai's small, standalone electrical grid.

July 17, 2019

Hawaii's largest renewable energy push detailed in new procurement plan

The plan for the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ largest-ever renewable energy push may now be viewed online at www.hawaiianelectric.com/competitivebidding.

July 12, 2019

Maui Electric asks Maui customers to conserve power

Maui Electric is asking Maui customers to conserving electricity use this evening, especially between 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

July 11, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Supports Science and Engineering Students with $50,000 Gift

Hawaiian Electric has donated $50,000 to the UH Manoa College of Engineering in support of programs that encourage students to pursue careers in STEM fields.

July 08, 2019

Wind gusts likely cause of Hawaii Island power outage

About 51,000 Hawaii Electric Light customers in various areas around the island experienced a power outage at about 10:45 a.m. today.

June

June 28, 2019

Hawaiian Electric CEO cites Hawaii successes at climate change panel chaired by Sen. Schatz

Alan Oshima, president and CEO of Hawaiian Electric Company, was one of five utility executives who met in Washington, D.C. this week with the Special Senate Committee on the Climate Crisis chaired by U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaiʻi.

June 27, 2019

Haleiwa joins Hawaiian Electric’s EV fast charger network

Hawaiian Electric Company has opened its 10th utility-owned public electric vehicle fast charger on Oahu near the soon-to-open StoneFish Italian Restaurant at the Haleiwa Town Center, 66-145 Kamehameha Highway.

June 26, 2019

Spike in phony utility calls reported this week as scammers request payment in money vouchers

Phone scammers are targeting Hawaiian Electric Company customers, directing them to make GObank payments at a convenience store to pay their “overdue” bills.

June 26, 2019

Maui Electric upgrading poles, testing new system to protect lines from high winds, falling trees

Maui Electric Company is upgrading utility poles and using new insulated conductors in parts of Olinda and Piiholo, part of a pilot project to prevent wind and tree-related outages and to make the island's electrical grid more resilient.

June 21, 2019

Maui Electric hosts community workshop on proposing renewable energy projects for Molokai

Launching its efforts to seek proposals for potential renewable energy projects for Molokai, Maui Electric Company will be hosting a Community Workshop: Molokai 100% Renewable Energy.

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