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Our Vision & Commitment

Investing in the Future

Our company and employees are dedicated to serving the communities of Hawaii. We're investing in our infrastructure by upgrading utility poles, transmission lines and more. We are focused on partnering with independent power producers to develop the next generation of clean, renewable energy systems.

We want you to know about our activities in your area and welcome feedback and comments.


Self-Build Battery Energy Storage Systems on Maui and Hawaii Island

Hawaiian Electric plans to build battery energy storage systems on company-owned land at Waena near the Central Maui Landfill and at Keahole Power Plant. These self-build projects will help the electric grid to accommodate more renewable sources and ensure grid stability while reducing thermal plant emissions.

Learn more about the Waena and Keahole BESS projects.


Auiki Substation

On August 2, 2018, we filed an application in Docket No. 2018-0185 requesting that the Public Utilities Commission approve the commitment of approximately $15.2 million in funds for the construction and installation of project Item Y00291, the Auiki Substation, line extensions and related equipment.

Learn more about the Auiki Substation.


Kaaahi Substation

On March 8, 2018, Hawaiian Electric Inc. ("Hawaiian Electric") filed an application in Docket No. 2018-0055 requesting that the Public Utilities Commission ("Commission") approve the commitment of approximately $8.8 million for the purchase and construction of the Kaaahi Substation.

Learn more about the Kaaahi Substation.