Community & Education

Our connection to our customers and our commitment to build a better future for Hawaii is what drives our community service initiatives. Each year, we aim to strengthen our ties with the community through increased outreach activities and partnerships.  Here are some activities that we support or are involved with, as well as photo galleries from past events.

Hawaiian Electric Company also sponsors numerous educational programs and partners with government, and community organizations to reach children of all ages on topics related to energy, renewable energy, science, technology, engineering, math, electrical safety, the environment and more.  Our combined commitment to education reaches more than 65,000 students and teachers each year.

Smart Power for Schools

Working with the Department of Education, Hawaiian Electric installs, operates and maintains small demonstration renewable energy systems in select schools and provides accompanying renewable energy curriculum. Learn more >

Career Development

Through internships, mentoring and career shadowing, Hawaiian Electric helps students realize first-hand the education and positive work skills necessary to succeed from secondary and post-secondary school into high-quality employment. Learn more >