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About Us

About Us

For more than 100 years, the Hawaiian Electric Companies has provided the energy that has fueled the islands' development from a Hawaiian kingdom to a modern state. Hawaiian Electric Company, and its subsidiaries, Maui Electric Company, and Hawaii Electric Light Company, serves 95% of the state’s 1.4 million residents on the islands of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii Island, Lanai and Molokai.

Our Commitment

Our Story

Company Facts


Our Vision

  • Providing exceptional service to our valued customers;
  • Being one of the safest and best places to work for our employees;
  • Partnering with our community to make Hawaii a better place to live; and
  • Remaining a financially successful company for all stakeholders.

Learn more about our vision for Hawaii’s energy future.


Our mission is to provide secure, clean energy for Hawaii.


The foundational values of our Companies are embodied in the way we interact and it is evident in every business decision we make.

Operating Philosophy

  • We put safety first for our employees and community.
  • We value and recognize each employee's contributions to the success of our Companies.
  • We work effectively, pursue improvement opportunities, and rise to meet challenges with a sense of urgency and optimism.
  • We build long-term value for both our customers and our shareholders.