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January 18, 2018

2017 saw big surge in solar installations

More than 100 megawatts of solar were installed across the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ service territories in 2017, a 19 percent jump from the previous year, helping to move the state closer to a clean energy future.

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April

April 19, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies observe Earth Day with release of 2017-18 Sustainability Report

To acknowledge Earth Day 2018, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light today released their 11th annual Sustainability Report for 2017-2018, describing the companies’ efforts to address climate change and contribute to community sustainability.

April 10, 2018

Maui Electric offers new online form to report streetlight issues

Maui Electric is offering a new online form to report streetlight issues on Maui, Molokai and Lanai.

March

March 29, 2018

Broad economic, environmental benefits described in electrification of transportation 'roadmap'

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today released their Electrification of Transportation Strategic Roadmap, describing near- and long-term actions to create a clean energy future and reduce dependence on imported fossil fuel for transportation as well as electricity.

March 28, 2018

Maui Electric to upgrade power lines along Makena Road from April 2 to 4

As part of its continued efforts to improve the island's electrical system for more reliable and resilient service, Maui Electric will be upgrading power lines along Makena Road near Big Beach to La Perouse Bay from Monday, April 2 to Thursday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

March 27, 2018

9th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament nets over $15,000 for Maui United Way

Maui Electric Company and Kaanapali Golf Courses’ 9th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament, hosted on Saturday, March 24, raised over $15,000 benefiting the Maui United Way.

March 16, 2018

Maui Electric aerial line inspections for Maui on March 20, 21 and Molokai on March 27

Maui Electric Company will be using a helicopter to perform routine power line inspections in the areas of Upcountry Maui on Tuesday, March 20; Central and West Maui on Wednesday, March 21; and Molokai on Tuesday, March 27, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day. Dates and locations are subject to change depending on weather.

March 13, 2018

Top middle school “mathletes” to represent Hawaii at National MATHCOUNTS®

In a field of 38 competitors from middle schools across Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island, Minjae Seo and Felicity Zhou of Washington Middle along with Jared Lo of Punahou and Taylor Ann Agena of Highlands Intermediate excelled in both the written and oral portions of the State MATHCOUNTS® competition to emerge as the top "mathletes" during the half-day event held at Kamehameha Schools on March 10, 2018.

March 09, 2018

Tax cut means bill reduction for Oahu utility customers

Customers of Hawaiian Electric Company will see their bills fall as the result of an updated base-rate adjustment approved by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on Friday.

February

February 27, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies seek new renewable generation

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today formally begin the search for new, grid-scale renewable energy projects for Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island.

February 23, 2018

Spike in scam phone calls prompts renewed warnings for customers of The Hawaiian Electric Companies

Scammers are once again targeting customers of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, and the companies want customers who receive these scam calls to "Just hang up!"

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