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March 08, 2017

In 2016, 26 percent of electricity used by Hawaiian Electric Companies came from renewables

The Hawaiian Electric Companies reached a nearly 26 percent Renewable Portfolio Standard in 2016, up from 23 percent the previous year.

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March

March 08, 2017

In 2016, 26 percent of electricity used by Hawaiian Electric Companies came from renewables

The Hawaiian Electric Companies reached a nearly 26 percent Renewable Portfolio Standard in 2016, up from 23 percent the previous year.

March 02, 2017

Maui Electric debuts new Akaku television series on March 7

Maui Electric is launching a new monthly television series, Let's Talk Energy, on Akaku channel 55, on Tuesday, March 7, from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Focusing on all things energy-related in Maui County, the series will cover everything from electricity basics and electrical safety to discussions on powering Maui, Molokai and Lanai today and into the future.

February

February 14, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies provide disabled customers improved access to online services

The Hawaiian Electric Companies now offer the free eSSENTIAL Accessibility assistive technology app so customers, regardless of ability, can access all three company websites seamlessly and hands-free.

February 13, 2017

Maui Electric donates more than $148,000 to the community in 2016

In 2016, we donated more than $148,000 in monetary contributions and over 1,400 volunteer hours to non-profit and community organizations across Maui County.

January

January 26, 2017

Reaching 100 percent renewable energy for Maui County

Maui Electric Company and Maui Tomorrow will host a community discussion, Reaching 100% Renewable Energy for Maui County, on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the University of Hawaii Maui College, Science Building Lecture Hall (Ike 144), to share the utility’s updated future energy plans that were proposed to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) in December.

January 25, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan offer utility customers $10,000 rebate on a new Nissan LEAF® sedan

The Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan North America are offering electric utility customers a $10,000 rebate off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price on the all-electric Nissan LEAF® sedan at participating dealers.

January 24, 2017

Public, first responders warned never to touch fallen lines

After high winds caused hundreds of outages across the islands, Hawaiian Electric crew members on Oahu saw in two separate instances that first responders or members of the public had moved fallen power lines, endangering themselves and others.

January 24, 2017

Maui Electric crews restore power to Lanai

Lanai island is back online as Maui Electric crews finished repairs and restored the remaining 125 customers in the Manele area as of 2:48 p.m. today.

January 18, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies to offer discounted medical needs rate

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will offer a special medical needs rate pilot program for customers of all three companies, subject to Hawaii Public Utilities Commission approval. The pilot rate will go into effect on April 1, 2017 for two years.

January 09, 2017

Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light to seek more renewable energy for Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Hawaii Island

Maui Electric Company and Hawaii Electric Light Company today asked the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to start the process to seek new renewable energy generation on Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Hawaii Island.