Storm Center

It’s never too late to be prepared

Our handbook was completely redesigned and organized to help you find important information quickly. Read full blog post

Electrical Safety

Electricity makes our lives better but can also be extremely dangerous. Keep safe using these electrical safety tips

Food Safety

Food can become unsafe if you lose power. Keep safe using these food safety tips

Generator Safety

Keep safe while working with or near generators using these generator safety tips

Emergency Preparedness Handbook

Download Our Handbook for Emergency Preparedness

The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency is now recommending residents prepare an emergency kit that should include hand sanitizer and face masks.

At Hawaiian Electric we are committed to providing you with reliable service and understand how essential electricity is to our everyday lives, however, during emergency situations power outages can occur and we want you to be prepared.

We’ve created a step by step Handbook on Emergency Preparedness to better prepare you and your family for an emergency. Our keiki version of the handbook is also available to start the conversation and planning process early for everyone in your home. The time to prepare is now. We encourage you to download our free handbooks and start preparing today.

(Additional languages are available: Vietnamese, Cantonese, Ilocano, and Korean)

You may also request a printed copy by calling our local office at the following phone numbers:

Oahu: (808) 543-7511
Maui County: (808) 871-2339
Hawaii Island: (808) 969-0137


Homeowner's Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards

You may also be interested in the Homeowner's Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards published by the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program. This handbook is in part a compilation from numerous publications associated with natural hazards and hazard mitigation.

To order copies of this publication contact the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program at (808) 956-7410.