Two poles damaged by a nearby lava flow fell on Kahukai Street in the Leilani Estates subdivision today, underscoring the need for continued caution around electric equipment even in areas where eruption activity has subsided.
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The Hawaiian Electric Companies today introduced their new Ohana Energy Gift Program, a thoughtful and practical way for customers to give the gift of energy to their friends and family or to help others in need.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies today introduced a new logo that represents the companies’ roots in the islands as well as their commitment to developing a better energy future for Hawaii.
Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light Companies are making procedures easier, faster and less expensive for customers seeking to add rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, while continuing to ensure safe and reliable service for all customers.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies are warning customers about an increased number of reports of telephone scams to utility customers. Recently, dozens of small business customers, mostly ethnic restaurants, have reported receiving telephone calls saying that their electric bill is delinquent and that they’re subject to same day disconnection.
Hawaii Electric Light encourages customers to call its customer service office if they receive a suspicious call from someone claiming to represent the company. Payment options are:
With Tropical Storm Flossie approaching Hawaii, Hawaiian Electric Company urges all of its customers to review their preparations for emergencies. Customers should refer to the National Weather Service for official updates on the progress of the storm.
With the movement of Tropical Storm Flossie into Hawaiian waters, Hawaii Electric Light Company urges all of its customers to review their preparations for emergencies.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies have gained approval from the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission for two new electric vehicle (EV) pilot charging rates. The rates are designed to encourage ownership of plug-in electric vehicles in Hawaii by easing “range anxiety.”
Hawaiian Electric Companies submit plans to meet future electricity needs of Oahu, Maui County and Hawaii Island
The Hawaiian Electric Companies filed on Friday with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission their Integrated Resource Planning Report and Five-Year Action Plans. The report details plans to meet future electricity needs for Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui and Hawaii Island. It also affirmed that Hawaii is well on its way to exceeding its renewable energy goals, which are among the most ambitious in the nation.
Hawaii Electric Light’s free “Information Handbook for Emergency Preparedness” includes these tips and more. It can be downloaded at www.helcohi.com.