Hawaiian Electric Company sponsors numerous educational programs and partners with government, educators 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. Read more
Home Energy Challenge
Since 2007, Hawaiian Electric has sponsored this school-based competition that encourages elementary school students and their families to reduce home energy use.
Teachers Energy Resource Center
Educators in grades K-12 can supplement students’ learning with relevant, free and effective electricity and energy-related materials like DVDs, booklets, hands-on demonstration material, school presentations and more.
For more than a decade, Hawaiian Electric has supported this program to recognize Hawaii’s outstanding educators in mathematics and science.
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.
Sun Power for Schools
Working with the Department of Education, Hawaiian Electric installs, operates and maintains small demonstration solar electric systems in select schools and provides accompanying renewable energy curriculum.