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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June 16, 2023

Grants awarded to help develop local workforce

Hawaiian Electric has awarded a $15,000 grant to the Whitmore Economic Development Group and a $10,000 grant to the Waianae Economic Development Council for programs that provide business, trade and technical skills training while creating employment opportunities in underserved communities.

June 06, 2023

11th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament set for August 26

Hawaiian Electric, Kaanapali Golf Courses, and Maui United Way are pleased to announce the return of the 11th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament.

June 01, 2023

Hawaiian Electric advises preparation for hurricane season

With hurricane season underway in the Central Pacific Hawaiian Electric is advising residential and commercial customers to be prepared and have emergency plans in place.


May 31, 2023

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program application period starts June 1 for electric customers in need

From June 1 to June 30, Hawaiian Electric and Kauai Island Utility Cooperative customers in need may apply for a one-time credit to reduce their energy bills under the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP.

May 24, 2023

Hawaiian Electric and launch Smart Charge Hawaii to help electric vehicle drivers optimize charging

Hawaiian Electric is partnering with global electric vehicle software provider to offer customers a smart charging mobile app that will enable EV drivers to optimize their charging sessions while helping inform Hawaiian Electric’s development of future charging programs and EV-specific rate options.

May 22, 2023

Three Hawaii Island renewable energy contracts amended, will result in long-term savings for customers

Hawaiian Electric has renegotiated three of four renewable energy contracts at fixed rates that can help reduce and stabilize bills, resulting in long-term savings for customers on Hawaii Island.

May 18, 2023

Hawaiian Electric proposes to repower Waiau Power Plant

Hawaiian Electric is proposing to replace six aging fossil fuel-powered generators at its Waiau Power Plant in Pearl City with smaller, more efficient and fuel-flexible units that can provide reliable, firm generation to back up the expanding portfolio of variable resources like solar and wind on the Oahu electric grid.

May 15, 2023

Hawaiian Electric finalizes ‘Integrated Grid Plan’ to decarbonize its energy system by 2045, stabilize rates

Hawaiian Electric has finalized a comprehensive plan that charts the lowest-cost pathway for creating resilient, decarbonized island grids to serve customers using resources from Hawaii, for Hawaii.

May 12, 2023

Hawaiian Electric grants total $30,000 for youth programs

Hawaiian Electric has awarded grants totaling $30,000 to three nonprofit organizations – Hawaii Agricultural Foundation, Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders and Na Kama Kai – for programs that educate and inspire youth.

May 03, 2023

May electric bills lower, 1 year after oil price surge

Typical residential electric bills on all five islands served by Hawaiian Electric are now lower than a year ago, when a global surge in oil prices drove rates higher.

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