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June 26, 2019

Maui Electric upgrading poles, testing new system to protect lines from high winds, falling trees

Maui Electric Company is upgrading utility poles and using new insulated conductors in parts of Olinda and Piiholo, part of a pilot project to prevent wind and tree-related outages and to make the island's electrical grid more resilient.

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December

December 23, 2016

Hawaiian Electric Companies submit updated energy plans

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today outlined a detailed plan charting the near-term actions that will lead to the use of renewable resources to meet 100 percent of Hawaii's power generation needs by 2045.

December 20, 2016

As 5,000th EV is registered in Hawaii, Drive Electric Hawaii is formed to promote electric transportation for a clean energy future

Eight key organizations have agreed to collaborate on electrification of ground transportation in Hawaii as an essential part of achieving the state’s clean energy goals

December 14, 2016

Maui Electric supports infant care at Maui Memorial Medical Center

Maui Electric Company and American Savings Bank presented Maui Memorial Medical Center Foundation (MMMCF) with a donation of $44,000 to purchase crucial safety equipment for the care of newborn infants.

December 12, 2016

Special Olympics athletes benefit from Hawaiian Electric donation

As one of the company’s “125 Acts of Aloha” commemorating its 125th anniversary, Hawaiian Electric has donated $10,000 to Special Olympics Hawaii, the nonprofit organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

December 12, 2016

Hawaiian Electric Companies gathering information on land available for renewable energy development

To help accelerate and inform efforts to achieve 100 percent renewable energy, the Hawaiian Electric Companies today launched an effort to gather information about land that may be made available for future renewable energy projects that will benefit all electric customers.

December 05, 2016

More than 1,000 Enroll in Time-of-Use rates program

As of Dec. 2, 1,008 customers had signed up for the Hawaiian Electric Companies new Time-of-Use rates, a program that will charge customers less for power used during the day – when solar energy production is highest – and more at night.

December 01, 2016

History of giving tied to Hawaiian Electric's latest contribution to blood bank

During this season of giving, Hawaiian Electric has donated $10,000 to the Blood Bank of Hawaii, the nonprofit organization providing lifesaving blood products to patients across the state.

November

November 21, 2016

Hawaiian Electric Companies offer improved online calculator to help customers decide on buying an electric vehicle

Are you thinking about buying a plug-in electric vehicle, but having trouble figuring out whether you will save money and help the environment compared to a gasoline vehicle?

November 19, 2016

Community organizations receive electric vehicles from Maui Electric and Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation

Maui Electric Company and the Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) Charitable Foundation presented Smart electric vehicles (EV) to the University of Hawaii Maui College, Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui (BGCM), and Maui Hui Malama during its Go EV event today, Saturday, November 19.

November 16, 2016

Hawaiian Electric Companies Help Protect Customers by Joining Anti-Scam Coalition

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today joined with fellow electric companies across the country, as well as utilities in the natural gas and water sectors, to observe the inaugural Utilities United Against Scams Day (UUAS Day.)

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