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February 26, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Companies achieve 27 percent renewable energy in 2018 despite loss of geothermal

The Hawaiian Electric Companies achieved a consolidated 27 percent renewable portfolio standard in 2018, even with the loss of Hawaii Island’s geothermal resource for most of the year following the Kilauea volcanic eruption.

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December

December 29, 2014

Maui Electric Urges Caution on New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve is a time for rousing celebrations, cherished traditions, and sharing moments with family and friends. If you plan to ring in the New Year with fireworks, Maui Electric urges you to use caution, and offers the following safety tips:

December 02, 2014

All electricity customers will help finance Hawaii's clean energy future

A new line on electric bills starting this month will finance the State of Hawaii Green Energy Market Securitization (GEMS) program. However, a corresponding reduction of the monthly Public Benefits Fund surcharge, collected to pay for the State's conservation and energy efficiency programs, means most customers will likely see little net change on their electric bills.

December 02, 2014

Hawaiian Electric seeks information on private partners to boost electricity demand management

The Hawaiian Electric Companies are looking for information on private companies that can join in promoting demand response, programs for businesses and individuals to collaborate with utilities to manage their electricity demand.

November

November 03, 2014

Hawaiian Electric announces plans for approval of pending solar applications

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have announced a plan to clear the backlog of customers awaiting approval to interconnect their rooftop solar systems in neighborhoods with high amounts of solar already installed.

October

October 15, 2014

Emergency electrical safety tips from the Hawaiian Electric Companies

With the approach of Tropical Storm Ana to Hawaii, the Hawaiian Electric Companies want to remind customers that electricity can be dangerous and electrical safety should never be taken for granted, especially during an emergency situation.

October 15, 2014

Emergency electrical safety tips from Maui Electric Company

As Maui County prepares for Tropical Storm Ana, Maui Electric Company wants to remind customers that electricity can be dangerous and electrical safety should never be taken for granted, especially during an emergency situation.

September

September 10, 2014

Alan Oshima named President and CEO of Hawaiian Electric Company

A respected business leader with almost 40 years of energy, regulated utility, legal and community relations experience in Hawaii, Alan Oshima has been named president and chief executive officer of Hawaiian Electric Company, effective Oct. 1, 2014. Oshima will succeed Dick Rosenblum, who has served in the position since 2009.

September 04, 2014

Maui Electric Energy Fair features lots of family fun on September 13

Maui Electric Company will present fun games, interactive displays, hands-on demonstrations and entertainment at the free Maui Electric Energy Fair on Saturday, September 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Queen Kaahumanu Center.

August

August 26, 2014

Hawaiian Electric Companies submit plans for Hawaii's Energy Future

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today proposed plans for Hawaii’s energy future that will lower electric bills and give customers more service options, nearly triple the amount of distributed solar while achieving the highest level of renewable energy in the nation by 2030.

August 21, 2014

The Hawaiian Electric Companies contribute $25,000 to Hawaii Island United Way

Hawaii Electric Light, Hawaiian Electric and Maui Electric have collectively contributed $25,000 to the Hawaii Island United Way. In addition, contributions from employees of the three utilities will be matched by the Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation, up to a total of $10,000. All funds will be used to support Hawaii Island residents impacted by Tropical Storm Iselle.

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