April 19, 2019

Hawaiian Electric marks Earth Day with Sustainability Report

To mark Earth Day, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are releasing their 12th annual Sustainability Report for 2018-19, describing efforts to address climate change, enhance community resilience and sustainability, and move Hawaii closer to 100 percent clean energy by 2045, or sooner.

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March 12, 2019

After snow and ice thaw, Maui Electric restores power atop Haleakala

Maui Electric restored power to a remaining small pocket of commercial customers atop Haleakala after strong winds, snow and ice caused extensive damage to electrical infrastructure on Feb. 10.

March 07, 2019

Nineteen Hawaii VEX IQ robotics teams qualify for 2019 World Championships

Eight middle school and 11 elementary school robotics teams qualified for the 2019 VEX World Championships during Hawaiian Electric Companies’ Hawaii State VEX IQ Championships.


February 28, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Companies corporate donations exceed $1,000,000 in 2018

For the year ending 2018, the Hawaiian Electric Companies contributed a total of $1,052,650 to support hundreds of non-profit, charitable and social welfare organizations across its service territories on Oahu, Maui county and Hawaii Island in efforts to create strong, sustainable and resilient communities.

February 26, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Companies achieve 27 percent renewable energy in 2018 despite loss of geothermal

The Hawaiian Electric Companies achieved a consolidated 27 percent renewable portfolio standard in 2018, even with the loss of Hawaii Island’s geothermal resource for most of the year following the Kilauea volcanic eruption.

February 23, 2019

Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc. receives donation of electric vehicle for Molokai program

Maui Electric Company and the Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) Charitable Foundation donated an electric vehicle yesterday to the Molokai transportation program of Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc. (MEO).

February 19, 2019

10th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament set for May 11

Maui Electric and Kaanapali Golf Courses invite keiki to cast their poles at the 10th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament on Saturday, May 11, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., at the Kaanapali Golf Course Pond as a benefit for Maui United Way.

February 11, 2019

Learn more about electric vehicles at GoEV Molokai

Maui Electric, in partnership with the County of Maui, is hosting a free GoEV Molokai event that will give attendees the opportunity to experience and learn about electric vehicles (EV) on Saturday, February 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Molokai Farmers’ Market on Ala Malama Avenue in Kaunakakai.

February 04, 2019

Project Footprint rewards carbon-reducing activities

Hawaiian Electric Companies’ new Project Footprint initiative rewards customers for reducing their carbon footprint and helping to build a more sustainable Hawaii.


January 18, 2019

Sharon Suzuki named president of Maui County and Hawaii Island utilities

Sharon Suzuki, president of Maui Electric Company, has been named to the new position of President, Maui County and Hawaii Island Utilities, responsible for overseeing the administration of the two companies that serve 157,000 customers on Hawaii, Maui, Molokai and Lanai.

January 16, 2019

2018 saw 5% jump in residential rooftop solar installations

Installation of residential rooftop solar systems used by Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light customers increased by 5.3 percent in 2018 from 2017, continuing Hawaii’s leadership as the No. 1 state for private rooftop solar.

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