Public hearings postponed on rate increase application

Release Date: 3/1/2019

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HILO, March 1, 2019 - The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has postponed public hearings regarding Hawaii Electric Light’s request for general rate increases and revised rate schedules and rules.

Hearings will be held in Kona and Hilo on the following revised dates:

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 5 p.m.
West Hawaii Civic Center
County Council Chambers
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Friday, April 12, 2019, 5 p.m.
Aupuni Center
101 Pauahi Street, Suite 1
Hilo, HI 96720

Hawaii Electric Light is seeking a 3.38 percent increase in revenues, or $13.4 million over revenues at current effective rates. Any increase would likely not take effect until late 2019.