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January 25, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan offer utility customers $10,000 rebate on a new Nissan LEAF® sedan

The Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan North America are offering electric utility customers a $10,000 rebate off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price on the all-electric Nissan LEAF® sedan at participating dealers.

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February

February 14, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies provide disabled customers improved access to online services

The Hawaiian Electric Companies now offer the free eSSENTIAL Accessibility assistive technology app so customers, regardless of ability, can access all three company websites seamlessly and hands-free.

February 13, 2017

Hawaii Electric Light to conduct aerial line inspections

To improve system reliability, Hawaii Electric Light Company will conduct aerial line inspections of its major overhead transmission lines from Tuesday, Feb. 21, to Friday, Feb 24, 2017.

February 02, 2017

Partial Road Closure of Keaau Pahoa Road next week

Hawaii Electric Light announces the partial closure of the Hilo-bound lanes on Keaau-Pahoa Road from Monday, Feb. 6, to Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.

January

January 30, 2017

Partial road closure for highway improvement project in Keaau

Hawaii Electric Light announces a partial closure of the Hilo-bound lanes on Keaau-Pahoa Road from Tuesday, Jan. 31, to Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017.

January 25, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan offer utility customers $10,000 rebate on a new Nissan LEAF® sedan

The Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan North America are offering electric utility customers a $10,000 rebate off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price on the all-electric Nissan LEAF® sedan at participating dealers.

January 24, 2017

Public, first responders warned never to touch fallen lines

After high winds caused hundreds of outages across the islands, Hawaiian Electric crew members on Oahu saw in two separate instances that first responders or members of the public had moved fallen power lines, endangering themselves and others.

January 22, 2017

8 P.M. UPDATE: Progress made in restoration efforts

At 8 p.m. Sunday, about 670 customers on Oahu remained without power, including about 435 in the Waianae and Makaha area. The rest are in scattered pockets across the island; there are also about 40 individual customers without power. However, all 1,700 customers on Lanai remained without power as of 8 p.m. On Maui, the few remaining customers without power were restored by about 8 p.m.

January 22, 2017

4 P.M. UPDATE: Progress made in restoration efforts

On Oahu, there were more than 100 separate outages in the past 24 hours, affecting about 100,000 customers. At 4 p.m. Sunday, about 3,000 customers remained without power, including about 1,300 in Pauoa, 1,200 in Waianae and Makaha and 300 in Manoa. There are also about 10 localized outages in neighborhoods across the island and a number of individual customers without power. On Maui, crews are working to restore about 129 customers in pockets of Upcountry Maui and Paia.

January 22, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies work to restore power

In the aftermath of powerful windstorms that swept through the state on Saturday, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light crews continue their work today to restore service to thousands of customers who remain without power. Winds remain gusty across the islands today and more outages are likely.

January 18, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies to offer discounted medical needs rate

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will offer a special medical needs rate pilot program for customers of all three companies, subject to Hawaii Public Utilities Commission approval. The pilot rate will go into effect on April 1, 2017 for two years.

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