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