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January 16, 2019

2018 saw 5% jump in residential rooftop solar installations

Installation of residential rooftop solar systems used by Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light customers increased by 5.3 percent in 2018 from 2017, continuing Hawaii’s leadership as the No. 1 state for private rooftop solar.

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February

February 12, 2019

Maui Electric to replace utility pole along Hansen Road on Wednesday, February 20

Maui Electric will be replacing a utility pole along Hansen Road between Hana Highway and Pulehu Road on Wednesday, February 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The work was initially scheduled for Wednesday, February 13 but has since been rescheduled.

February 11, 2019

Remaining customers in Olinda, Piiholo and parts of Haiku may experience extended outage, possibly overnight

Maui Electric is asking approximately 150 remaining customers in the Olinda and Piiholo area as well as small pockets of Haiku to prepare for an extended outage with the possibility of an overnight outage. Several crews are continuing to make repairs to multiple areas after large trees brought down power lines. Work will continue through the night to get power restored as quickly as possible.

February 11, 2019

Learn more about electric vehicles at GoEV Molokai

Maui Electric, in partnership with the County of Maui, is hosting a free GoEV Molokai event that will give attendees the opportunity to experience and learn about electric vehicles (EV) on Saturday, February 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Molokai Farmers’ Market on Ala Malama Avenue in Kaunakakai.

February 11, 2019

Maui Electric working to restore 455 remaining customers in Haiku, Olinda and Piiholo

Maui Electric crews are continuing restoration efforts in parts of Upcountry including Haiku, Olinda and Piiholo this morning to bring approximately 455 customers back online.

February 10, 2019

Customers in Olinda, Piiholo and parts of Haiku may experience extended outage, possibly overnight

Maui Electric is asking affected customers in the Olinda and Piiholo area as well as parts of Haiku along Kokomo Road and Kauihikoa Road to prepare for an extended outage with the possibility of an overnight outage.

February 04, 2019

Project Footprint rewards carbon-reducing activities

Hawaiian Electric Companies’ new Project Footprint initiative rewards customers for reducing their carbon footprint and helping to build a more sustainable Hawaii.

February 01, 2019

Maui Electric to replace utility pole along Hansen Road on Wednesday, February 13

As part of its continued efforts to improve the island’s electrical system for more reliable and resilient service, Maui Electric will be replacing a utility pole along Hansen Road between Hana Highway and Pulehu Road on Wednesday, February 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

January

January 18, 2019

Sharon Suzuki named president of Maui County and Hawaii Island utilities

Sharon Suzuki, president of Maui Electric Company, has been named to the new position of President, Maui County and Hawaii Island Utilities, responsible for overseeing the administration of the two companies that serve 157,000 customers on Hawaii, Maui, Molokai and Lanai.

January 16, 2019

2018 saw 5% jump in residential rooftop solar installations

Installation of residential rooftop solar systems used by Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light customers increased by 5.3 percent in 2018 from 2017, continuing Hawaii’s leadership as the No. 1 state for private rooftop solar.

January 03, 2019

New solar-plus-storage projects set low-price benchmark for renewable energy in Hawaii

Hawaiian Electric Companies have submitted contracts for seven grid-scale, solar-plus-storage projects on three islands to the Public Utilities Commission for review.