December 09, 2019

Hawaiian Electric named ‘Utility of the Year’ by Utility Dive

Hawaiian Electric Company has been named “Utility of the Year” by Utility Dive, a leading energy industry publication. The 2019 Dive Awards recognize the industry’s top disruptors and innovators, including executives, companies, trends and breakthroughs transforming the industry.

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December 27, 2018

Momentum marked 2018 for the Hawaiian Electric Companies

Progress on renewable energy and resilience continued to drive the transformation of the Hawaiian Electric Companies in 2018.

December 21, 2018

Maui Electric answers community call to operate EV fast-charging network

In partnership with the County of Maui, Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB), Ulupono Initiative, Blue Planet Foundation and Hitachi, Maui Electric, proposed today to assume ownership and operation of the existing electric vehicle fast-charging network established on Maui through the JUMPSmartMaui demonstration project.

December 19, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies’ Hawaii State VEX VRC Robotics Championship scheduled Jan. 12, 2019

The 2019 Hawaiian Electric Companies’ Hawaii State VEX VRC Robotics Championship featuring Hawaii’s top middle and high school robotics teams will be held Jan. 12, 2019 at the University of Hawaii, Manoa Campus Center Ballroom.


November 30, 2018

Spike in phony utility calls reported this week as scammers target churches

Phone scammers kicked into high gear this week, targeting Hawaiian Electric Companies’ customers – mainly small businesses and churches. Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are warning customers to “Just Hang Up!” on scammers who are much more active during the holidays.

November 29, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies update electric vehicle strategic roadmap as U.S. celebrates 1 million EV sales

As electric industry leaders convene in Washington, D.C. tomorrow to mark one-million plug-in electric vehicle sold in the United States, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are releasing an expanded update of the Electrification of Transportation Strategic Roadmap that quantifies benefits of clean transportation.

November 28, 2018

Maui Electric holds silent auction for retired vehicles December 4-5

Maui Electric’s Fleet Department will hold a silent auction for its retired vehicles on Tuesday, December 4 and Wednesday, December 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the front lawn of Maui Electric’s Kahului parking lot located at 210 W. Kamehameha Avenue and Wakea Avenue.

November 23, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies send crews to California to help PG&E with Camp Fire power restoration

Thirty employees of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are headed to fire-devastated Northern California to help Pacific Gas & Electric Company restore power to thousands of customers.

November 15, 2018

Local energy resilience in face of global climate change to be discussed in community forum on Nov. 29

As climate change impacts the islands with more severe and frequent storms, hear how local organizations are preparing our communities at the upcoming community forum, Energy Resilience on Maui, presented by Maui Electric Company in partnership with HiPER COMM (High Performance Energy Resilient Communities).

November 14, 2018

Hawaii utilities join forces against aggressive scammers, alert customers during Utility Scam Awareness Week

Hawaii residents and small businesses are losing thousands of dollars to increasingly aggressive thieves and scam artists posing as utility workers and bill collectors.

November 07, 2018

Maui Electric to start construction of storm water retention basin in Maalaea

Maui Electric Company will begin construction of an earthen berm, or storm water retention basin, fronting its Maalaea Generating Station along N. Kihei Road this month.

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