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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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December

December 29, 2015

Hawaiian Electric Companies Offer New Year's Safety Tips

As the New Year approaches, the Hawaiian Electric Companies want to remind everyone to celebrate safely. Here are some things to keep in mind as the holiday season continues.

December 23, 2015

Hawaii Electric Light signs contract to buy Hamakua Energy Partners generating plant

Hawaii Electric Light Company has signed an agreement to purchase the 60-megawatt Hamakua Energy Partners (HEP) generating plant currently owned by an affiliate of the Boston-based private equity firm, ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC.

December 18, 2015

Six Hawaii robotic teams advance to VEX Worlds Championship

An alliance comprised of two robotics teams from Pearl City High School and one team from Punahou School were named the tournament champions at the 3rd annual Hawaiian Electric Companies Hawaii High School State VEX Championship held on Dec. 12.

December 04, 2015

Robotics championship to qualify Hawaii teams for Worlds event

The 3rd annual Hawaiian Electric Companies Hawaii State VEX Championship, featuring 32 high school robotics teams from across the state, will be held Dec. 12, 2015 at the Pearl City High School cafeteria, 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

November

November 30, 2015

Support for Proposed Merger of NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric Industries Grows

NextEra Energy, Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. today announced that support for the companies’ proposed merger continues to grow at a steady pace, as evidenced by the more than 25 diverse groups that in recent weeks have voiced support for the transaction.

November 16, 2015

Electric bills fall to lowest levels in more than five years

Customers of Hawaiian Electric and Maui Electric this month are seeing the lowest monthly electric bills in more than five years, largely due to the continued drop in fuel prices. And on Hawaii Island, customers of Hawaii Electric Light are benefitting even further, with the lowest monthly bills in more than six years.

November 13, 2015

Hawaiian Electric Companies propose expanded time-of-use rates

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have proposed to expand their time-of-use rate options to help customers gain more control over their electric bills, support increased use of renewable energy, and promote the adoption of new technologies such as energy storage and electric vehicles.

November 09, 2015

Hawaiian Electric Companies propose new time-of-use rates to help public schools manage electric bills as they install more air-conditioning

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have proposed to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission new, lower day-time electric rates for the Hawaii Department of Education that could help public schools manage their electricity costs as they add more air conditioning and cooling equipment, while also using renewable energy that is available during day-time hours.

October

October 21, 2015

Hawaii Electric Light Company warns its customers about telephone scams

Hawai‘i Electric Light encourages customers to call its customer service office at (808)969-6999 if they receive a suspicious call from someone claiming to represent the company. Employees will not call and direct customers to submit payment via options other than the company’s approved payment methods which are listed on the back of your bill or at hawaiielectriclight.com.

October 16, 2015

Annual Arbor Day Tree Giveaway at Hawaii Electric Light

Hawaii Electric Light announces the Arbor Day Tree Giveaway will be held on Saturday, November 7, at its office at 1200 Kilauea Avenue in Hilo. Trees will be distributed from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or while supplies last.

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