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November 14, 2018

Hawaii utilities join forces against aggressive scammers, alert customers during Utility Scam Awareness Week

Hawaii residents and small businesses are losing thousands of dollars to increasingly aggressive thieves and scam artists posing as utility workers and bill collectors.

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November

November 14, 2018

Hawaii utilities join forces against aggressive scammers, alert customers during Utility Scam Awareness Week

Hawaii residents and small businesses are losing thousands of dollars to increasingly aggressive thieves and scam artists posing as utility workers and bill collectors.

November 02, 2018

PUC approves transfer of jointly owned utility poles from Hawaiian Telcom to Hawaiian Electric Companies

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have acquired Hawaiian Telcom's ownership interest in approximately 120,000 jointly-owned utility electric distribution poles on Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Hawaii island under agreements approved by the Public Utilities Commission.

October

October 24, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies' new NEM Plus program allows solar customers to add storage, non-export technology

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have launched NEM Plus, a program that allows Net Energy Metering customers to add features such as energy storage to their rooftop solar systems – as long as the new equipment doesn’t export power to the grid.

October 15, 2018

Family Fun at Hawaii Electric Light's Energy Fair on Oct. 27

Hawaii Electric Light invites the community to its clean energy fair on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Prince Kuhio Plaza.

October 09, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies select 7 solar-plus-storage projects for record increase in renewable energy

Seven major solar-plus-storage projects on three islands, representing the largest infusion of renewable energy in state history, are now in contract negotiations between developers and the Hawaiian Electric Companies.

September

September 14, 2018

Hawaii Electric Light partners with Hawaii County and customers to restore power in Leilani Estates

Over the last two weeks, Hawaii Electric Light crews have been working in Leilani Estates to remove damaged electrical equipment and poles, and repair and replace equipment damaged by the eruption and seismic activity.

September 07, 2018

Hawaii Electric Light preparing to re-energize portions of Leilani Estates

Hawaii County Civil Defense announced today that it is lifting the mandatory evacuation order for portions of the Leilani Estates subdivision tomorrow morning due to a pause in the Lower East Rift Zone eruption.

September 06, 2018

Hawaiian Electric mobile app now shows where to find an EV fast charger and more

The Hawaiian Electric mobile app for smart phones now shows electric vehicle drivers where to find Hawaiian Electric Companies' fast charging stations.

August

August 14, 2018

New twist on old scam: Crooks now demanding payments for 'overdue' utility bills in bitcoin

Scammers are targeting customers of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, and the latest surge of callers are threatening businesses with immediate disconnection if they don’t get paid in the digital currency known as bitcoin.

August 09, 2018

Hawaii Electric Light donates $5,000 to Hope Services Hawaii for Kilauea Response

A $5,000 donation from Hawaii Electric Light to Hope Services Hawaii was presented today during the Pacific Risk Management Ohana (PRiMO) disaster management conference at the Hawaii Convention Center.

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