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November 30, 2018

Spike in phony utility calls reported this week as scammers target churches

Phone scammers kicked into high gear this week, targeting Hawaiian Electric Companies’ customers – mainly small businesses and churches. Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are warning customers to “Just Hang Up!” on scammers who are much more active during the holidays.

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December

December 13, 2018

Nissan ‘No Charge to Charge’ Expands to Hawaii

Nissan North America, Greenlots, Inc., and EVgo are bringing the popular “No Charge to Charge” (NCTC) promotion to the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ service territory. It provides up to two years of free fast-charging for those who purchase or lease a new Nissan LEAF from certified dealers in Hawaii after Nov. 1, 2018.

December 05, 2018

Maui Electric night work on Dec. 6 requires road closure at Alamaha St. and Wakea Ave.

As part of ongoing efforts to continue meeting the energy needs of the area, Maui Electric will be doing upgrades to electrical equipment that will require a road closure at Alamaha Street and Wakea Avenue, including the right and left turn lanes from Alamaha onto Wakea, on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.

November

November 30, 2018

Spike in phony utility calls reported this week as scammers target churches

Phone scammers kicked into high gear this week, targeting Hawaiian Electric Companies’ customers – mainly small businesses and churches. Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are warning customers to “Just Hang Up!” on scammers who are much more active during the holidays.

November 29, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies update electric vehicle strategic roadmap as U.S. celebrates 1 million EV sales

As electric industry leaders convene in Washington, D.C. tomorrow to mark one-million plug-in electric vehicle sold in the United States, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are releasing an expanded update of the Electrification of Transportation Strategic Roadmap that quantifies benefits of clean transportation.

November 28, 2018

Maui Electric holds silent auction for retired vehicles December 4-5

Maui Electric’s Fleet Department will hold a silent auction for its retired vehicles on Tuesday, December 4 and Wednesday, December 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the front lawn of Maui Electric’s Kahului parking lot located at 210 W. Kamehameha Avenue and Wakea Avenue.

November 23, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies send crews to California to help PG&E with Camp Fire power restoration

Thirty employees of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are headed to fire-devastated Northern California to help Pacific Gas & Electric Company restore power to thousands of customers.

November 15, 2018

Local energy resilience in face of global climate change to be discussed in community forum on Nov. 29

As climate change impacts the islands with more severe and frequent storms, hear how local organizations are preparing our communities at the upcoming community forum, Energy Resilience on Maui, presented by Maui Electric Company in partnership with HiPER COMM (High Performance Energy Resilient Communities).

November 14, 2018

Hawaii utilities join forces against aggressive scammers, alert customers during Utility Scam Awareness Week

Hawaii residents and small businesses are losing thousands of dollars to increasingly aggressive thieves and scam artists posing as utility workers and bill collectors.

November 09, 2018

Maui Electric aerial line inspections for Maui on November 19, 20 and Molokai on November 21

Maui Electric Company will be using a helicopter to perform routine power line inspections in the areas of Hana and Upcountry Maui on Monday, November 19; Central and West Maui on Tuesday, November 20; and Molokai on Wednesday, November 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day.

November 07, 2018

Maui Electric to start construction of storm water retention basin in Maalaea

Maui Electric Company will begin construction of an earthen berm, or storm water retention basin, fronting its Maalaea Generating Station along N. Kihei Road this month.

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