April 01, 2024

New framework streamlines choices for Hawaiian Electric customers in rooftop solar and energy storage programs

Hawaiian Electric today launched a new framework that streamlines choices for customers participating in the company’s rooftop solar energy programs. “Smart Renewable Energy” represents the next step in Hawaiian Electric’s push to bring more customer-sited renewable energy resources onto the grid as Hawaii strives to achieve its ambitious clean energy goals.

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August 30, 2023

U.S. Department of Energy awards $95 million to harden electric grids on Maui and other islands in wake of wildfires

The U.S. Department of Energy has approved $95 million in federal funds in the wake of the Maui windstorms and wildfires to harden the energy grids on the five islands served by Hawaiian Electric and enable them to better withstand severe weather-related events fueled by climate change.

August 29, 2023

Joint statement of Major General Kenneth S. Hara, Maui County Mayor Richard T. Bissen Jr., Hawaiian Electric President and CEO Shelee M.T. Kimura

Three weeks after the devastation of Lahaina, we are still working to recover and to strengthen our defenses against future weather-driven emergencies, including windstorms and wildfires.

August 27, 2023

Hawaiian Electric provides update on Lahaina fires, response

Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. ("Hawaiian Electric"), a subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) ("HEI"), today issued the following update in response to the lawsuit filed on Thursday by the County of Maui.

August 25, 2023

FRIDAY UPDATE 4 P.M.: Power restored to majority of customers in West Maui

Hawaiian Electric crews made significant progress in the past 24 hours, restoring power to nearly all customers in the West Maui area today and working to bring electricity back to a remaining pocket in the Upcountry area.

August 24, 2023

THURSDAY UPDATE 4 P.M.: Lahaina area mobile substation energized to restore majority of West Maui by this weekend

By the end of this week, Hawaiian Electric estimates that 95% of Maui customers who lost electricity will have their power back on as crews work to restore the majority of customers in the West Maui and Upcountry areas.

August 24, 2023

Helicopter to be used for transmission line inspections on Maui

Hawaiian Electric will be conducting aerial line inspections today from noon to 5 p.m. and tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 25, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to survey transmission lines in West Maui, South Maui and Upcountry areas, weather permitting.

August 23, 2023

WEDNESDAY UPDATE 5 P.M.: Power in Launiupoko to Olowalu, Upcountry area expected to be restored by weekend

Hawaiian Electric is aiming to restore power to a majority of customers in the Launiupoko to Olowalu area and Upcountry area by the weekend as crews safely rebuild sections of Maui’s electric grid.

August 22, 2023

TUESDAY UPDATE 5 P.M.: Crews energize second mobile substation in Lahaina

Hawaiian Electric energized a second mobile substation in the Lahaina area today as crews work to restore a majority of West Maui customers by this weekend and continue to safely rebuild sections of Maui’s electric grid.

August 21, 2023

MONDAY UPDATE 5 P.M.: Repairs completed on electrical circuits in parts of Lahaina

Power has been restored to one of West Maui county’s wastewater pumping stations as Hawaiian Electric continues to safely rebuild sections of Maui’s electric grid.

August 20, 2023

SUNDAY UPDATE 5:30 P.M.: Hawaiian Electric crews make progress with transmission line repair, pole replacements

The transmission line connecting Kaheawa Wind Power I to Lahaina has been restored in Hawaiian Electric’s continuing efforts to safely rebuild sections of the grid on Maui.

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