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November 05, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Companies to conduct drone surveys as part of overall wildfire mitigation planning

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will conduct drone surveys across their five-island territory to identify areas vulnerable to wildfire and determine the best course of action to protect the public, as well as electrical infrastructure.

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July

July 19, 2019

Partnership enables more rooftop solar capacity on Molokai

Maui Electric Company and the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have partnered to demonstrate a cost-effective solution that supports more rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems to be added to Molokai's small, standalone electrical grid.

July 17, 2019

Hawaii's largest renewable energy push detailed in new procurement plan

The plan for the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ largest-ever renewable energy push may now be viewed online at www.mauielectric.com/competitivebidding.

July 12, 2019

Maui Electric asks Maui customers to conserve power

Maui Electric is asking Maui customers to conserving electricity use this evening, especially between 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

June

June 28, 2019

Hawaiian Electric CEO cites Hawaii successes at climate change panel chaired by Sen. Schatz

Alan Oshima, president and CEO of Hawaiian Electric Company, was one of five utility executives who met in Washington, D.C. this week with the Special Senate Committee on the Climate Crisis chaired by U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaiʻi.

June 26, 2019

Spike in phony utility calls reported this week as scammers request payment in money vouchers

Phone scammers are targeting Hawaiian Electric Company customers, directing them to make GObank payments at a convenience store to pay their “overdue” bills.

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.

June 21, 2019

Maui Electric hosts community workshop on proposing renewable energy projects for Molokai

Launching its efforts to seek proposals for potential renewable energy projects for Molokai, Maui Electric Company will be hosting a Community Workshop: Molokai 100% Renewable Energy.

June 10, 2019

Maui's renewable energy future to be discussed on June 26

What will it take for Maui to be powered by 100 percent renewable energy and what would the island’s landscape look like? Join the discussion at the community forum, 100% Renewable Energy: What Will Maui Look Like?

June 03, 2019

Maui Electric holds silent auction for retired vehicles June 12

Our Fleet Department will hold a silent auction for retired vehicles on Wednesday, June 12, 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.

May

May 29, 2019

Maui Electric Company geared up for hurricane season, urges customers to prepare

We urge customers to prepare for the 2019 hurricane season beginning June 1. Forecasts say up to eight tropical cyclones could develop this season, underscoring the need for customers to have emergency plans in place.

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