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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May 24, 2017

Hawaiian Electric wins CS Week 2017 Expanding Excellence Award

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have been honored with a CS Week 2017 Expanding Excellence Award for Best Analytics Project for work with Stem, Inc. and Ibis Networks to provide 400 Hawaii public schools and businesses with tools to monitor electricity use and control costs while making the grid more efficient for all customers.

May 16, 2017

Metallic confetti causes overnight outage for 300; balloons caused outages affecting 42,000 in 2016

Metallic streamers sprayed from a confetti cannon onto power lines caused an outage that affected about 300 customers in the Keeaumoku area early today.

May 15, 2017

8th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament nets over $20,000 for Maui United Way

Maui Electric Company and Kaanapali Golf Courses’ 8th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament, hosted on Saturday, May 13, raised over $20,000 benefiting the Maui United Way.

May 15, 2017

Discounted rate still available for customers with special medical needs

Utility customers with special medical needs may still take advantage of a discounted electricity rate. Space is available in the two-year pilot program, which is limited to 2,000 Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light customers.

May 05, 2017

Maui Electric to start construction for new Kuihelani Substation

With continued growth and development anticipated for Central Maui that will require more reliable and clean energy, Maui Electric Company will begin construction of the Kuihelani Substation near the intersection of Kuihelani Highway and Maui Lani Parkway this month.


April 26, 2017

Nissan $10,000 rebate on new LEAF® sedan extended for Hawaiian Electric Companies’ customers

Nissan North America’s offer of a $10,000 rebate on the all-electric LEAF® sedan has been extended through June 30, 2017 for Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light Companies’ customers.

April 21, 2017

On Earth Day, Hawaiian Electric Companies note progress in reducing emissions, use of fossil fuel

Earth Day offers an opportunity to assess where we are, where we are heading and at what pace, at Hawaiian Electric Companies.

April 19, 2017

Two outages caused by equipment snagging overhead lines

With two outages in two days caused by operators of heavy equipment bringing down overhead power lines, Maui Electric urges customers to use caution when working near overhead and underground power lines.

April 19, 2017

Maui Electric to re-open its Molokai Customer Service Office on Tuesdays, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Maui Electric Company will reopen its Molokai Customer Service Office to accept walk-in bill payments starting Tuesday, April 25. The office will be open on Tuesdays, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., excluding holidays.

April 12, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies open up capacity for grid-supply solar program

The Hawaiian Electric Companies are adding capacity to the Customer Grid-Supply (CGS) program that credits solar customers for the excess electricity they send to the grid.

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