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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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Archive

May

May 13, 2020

Hawaiian Electric and HEI employees, HEI Charitable Foundation donate over $150,000 to United Way to support families in need during COVID-19 crisis

Hawaiian Electric and HEI employees, and the HEI Charitable Foundation partnered with Aloha United Way (AUW), Maui United Way and Hawaii Island United Way to raise money for the Hawaii COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund.

May 12, 2020

Hawaiian Electric and HEI Charitable Foundation support Hawaii Island families during COVID-19 pandemic

Hawaiian Electric and the Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation (HEICF) recently donated $21,000 to three Hawaii Island non-profit organizations that are feeding communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 11, 2020

Hawaiian Electric selects 16 projects in largest quest for renewable energy, energy storage for 3 islands

Sixteen solar-plus-storage or standalone storage projects on three islands have been selected in the latest phase of Hawaiian Electric’s transition to using 100 percent renewable energy to generate electricity by 2045.

May 01, 2020

Pulama Lanai, Hawaiian Electric end talks on possible purchase of Lanai utility

Hawaiian Electric and Pulama Lanai have ended discussions about a potential sale of the electric system on Lanai, which will continue to be owned and operated by the utility.

April

April 30, 2020

Hawaiian Electric donates $20,000 to Maui Food Bank to help with additional shipments for Molokai residents

More than 33,000 pounds of food will be distributed by the Maui Food Bank to Molokai residents in need through a $20,000 contribution from the Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation (HEICF).

April 29, 2020

Hawaiian Electric extends moratorium on service disconnections through June 30

Hawaiian Electric has suspended service disconnections for nonpayment through June 30 to ensure customers’ electricity needs are met as stay-at-home orders are extended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

April 23, 2020

Hawaiian Electric preparing new phase of community solar

Hawaiian Electric is beginning work on a greatly expanded Community-Based Renewable Energy program, based on recent approvals by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission.

April 20, 2020

Hawaiian Electric marks 50th anniversary of Earth Day with release of 2019-2020 Sustainability Report

As the 50th state marks Earth Day 2020, Hawaiian Electric is sharing its 13th annual Sustainability Report, Building a Stronger Hawaii TOGETHER.

April 09, 2020

Hawaiian Electric sees drop in demand during pandemic

Hawaiian Electric has seen a significant reduction in use of electricity as tourism activities cease, businesses close and thousands of residents stay home to slow the spread of COVID-19.

March

March 31, 2020

Surveillance images released in Lahaina Substation burglary

Hawaiian Electric’s Maui County operations released surveillance images of a man who broke into its Lahaina Substation along Lahainaluna Road on Friday, March 27 around 7:20 p.m.

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