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April 03, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Companies targeting 2022 in move to acquire more renewable energy

With the planned closure of the coal-burning AES Hawaii power plant on Oahu and retirement of Maui's oldest oil-fired plant within the next five years, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are beginning the second phase of an ambitious renewable resource procurement to continue the transition from fossil-fueled power generation to clean energy.

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June

June 21, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies take steps to implement first phase of grid modernization strategy

Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaiʻi Electric Light have outlined a set of cost-effective actions to modernize the electric grids on five islands, including the launch of an online portal where users can monitor their energy use.

June 13, 2018

All four Hawaii counties formally join Drive Electric Hawaii

Hawaii's four counties have formally joined Drive Electric Hawaii (DEH) to promote electric transportation for a clean energy future goals, and the county mayors’ commitment to eliminate fossil fuels from ground transportation across the state by 2045.

June 12, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies named 2018 Investor-Owned Utilities of the Year by Smart Electric Power Alliance

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has named Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light the 2018 SEPA Power Players Investor-Owned Utilities of the Year for their grid modernization efforts.

June 08, 2018

Maui Electric supports Hana Arts program

Maui Electric Company recently presented Hana Arts, Inc. with a $2,500 donation in support of the organization's arts and cultural programs for East Maui residents.

June 01, 2018

Maui Electric Company prepares for hurricane season, urges customers to gather supplies, solidify plans

The 2018 Central Pacific hurricane season starts today and could bring up to six tropical cyclones – are you prepared? Maui Electric, Hawaiian Electric and Hawaii Electric Light urge customers, both residential and commercial, to ready themselves and their properties for potential storms.

May

May 24, 2018

Maui Electric gives back to the community

In 2017, Maui Electric donated more than $158,000 in corporate contributions to non-profit and community organizations across Maui County, including donations to support community services provided by Maui United Way, Habitat for Humanity, Hale Makua, and the Boys and Girls Club Maui.

May 21, 2018

Maui Electric, Hawaiian Electric Companies Named Finalists for 2018 SEPA Power Player Awards

Maui Electric Company is a finalist as Visionary of the Year and the Hawaiian Electric Companies are a finalist in the Investor-Owned Utility category for the 2018 Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) Power Players Awards.

May 17, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies warn customers of fraudulent automated recordings demanding payment

Scammers are targeting customers of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, and the latest wave of scams is displaying the companies’ caller IDs and using automated recordings similar to those used by the utilities.

May 16, 2018

Maui Electric Company urges public to keep metallic balloons and streamers away from power lines

With school graduations underway, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are urging well-wishers and graduates to hold onto metallic balloons and refrain from setting off "confetti cannons" near power lines and other utility equipment.

May 14, 2018

Maui Electric recognized as first business to become Blue Zones Project Approved in Central Maui

Maui Electric Company is the first business to become a Blue Zones Project Approved Worksite in Central Maui. Brought to Hawai‘i through a sponsorship by the Hawai‘i Medical Service Association (HMSA), Blue Zones Project is a community-led well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through permanent changes to lifestyle, environment, policy, and social networks.

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