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May 29, 2019

Maui Electric Company geared up for hurricane season, urges customers to prepare

We urge customers to prepare for the 2019 hurricane season beginning June 1. Forecasts say up to eight tropical cyclones could develop this season, underscoring the need for customers to have emergency plans in place.

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June

June 22, 2016

Self-Supply program offers rooftop solar option for Maui Electric customers

The capacity limit for rooftop solar systems that send excess power to Maui Electric’s grid has been reached, but customers who want solar still have options.

June 20, 2016

Stem Inc., Hawaiian Electric and Hawaii Department of Education partner to bring energy monitoring and management to 250 public schools

All public elementary, middle, and high schools in the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ service territory are receiving new, intelligent, energy-monitoring devices and software through a unique collaboration among Stem, Inc.

June 15, 2016

Maui Electric to launch energy saving street light pilot on June 22

Maui Electric Company will launch an energy saving street light pilot project when 24 light-emitting diode (LED) street light fixtures are installed.

June 09, 2016

Maui Electric Rummage Sale on June 18 to benefit Maui United Way

Maui Electric is hosting its annual Rummage Sale benefitting Maui United Way on Saturday, June 18, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

June 04, 2016

NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric Industries Release Statement Regarding Their Pending Merger

NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) (HEI) today released the following statement regarding their pending merger: Under its terms, the merger agreement between HEI and NextEra Energy does not automatically terminate on June 3.

June 01, 2016

Maui Electric Company provides safety tips for hurricane season

Hurricane season is officially underway, and the National Weather Service is predicting another potentially busy storm season.

May

May 31, 2016

Hawaiian Electric’s Shelee Kimura Honored for Clean Energy Leadership

The C3E program has honored Shelee Kimura, Hawaiian Electric vice president of corporate planning and business development, with an award for her leadership and achievement in Business.

May 23, 2016

Keep Graduation Celebrations Bright!

Graduation is in full swing, so we want to remind graduates to hang on to their metallic balloons to avoid having their evening celebrations go dark. When a metallic balloon gets loose and becomes entangled in electric lines, it can create a power outage.

May 18, 2016

Hawaiian Electric Companies propose using natural gas with modernized generation for a lower cost, cleaner path to 100 percent renewable energy

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today asked the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to review and approve a proposed contract with Fortis Hawaii Energy Inc. to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) for electricity generation on Oahu, Hawaii Island and Maui.

May 17, 2016

Maui Electric supports innovative STEM-Arts program at Maui Preparatory Academy

Maui Electric presented Maui Preparatory Academy with a $5,000 donation on May 10 to support the school's innovative STEAM, or Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Arts, program.

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