January 17, 2020

2019 saw 21% jump in solar generation capacity

The completion of large grid-scale projects and thousands of residential solar systems provided the largest-ever annual increase in solar capacity on Hawaiian Electric’s five island systems.

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December 23, 2016

Hawaiian Electric Companies submit updated energy plans

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today outlined a detailed plan charting the near-term actions that will lead to the use of renewable resources to meet 100 percent of Hawaii's power generation needs by 2045.

December 20, 2016

As 5,000th EV is registered in Hawaii, Drive Electric Hawaii is formed to promote electric transportation for a clean energy future

Eight key organizations have agreed to collaborate on electrification of ground transportation in Hawaii as an essential part of achieving the state’s clean energy goals

December 12, 2016

Special Olympics athletes benefit from Hawaiian Electric donation

As one of the company’s “125 Acts of Aloha” commemorating its 125th anniversary, Hawaiian Electric has donated $10,000 to Special Olympics Hawaii, the nonprofit organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

December 12, 2016

Hawaiian Electric Companies gathering information on land available for renewable energy development

To help accelerate and inform efforts to achieve 100 percent renewable energy, the Hawaiian Electric Companies today launched an effort to gather information about land that may be made available for future renewable energy projects that will benefit all electric customers.

December 05, 2016

More than 1,000 Enroll in Time-of-Use rates program

As of Dec. 2, 1,008 customers had signed up for the Hawaiian Electric Companies new Time-of-Use rates, a program that will charge customers less for power used during the day – when solar energy production is highest – and more at night.

December 02, 2016

Hawaii Electric Light named a Top 50 Green Fleet

Hawaii Electric Light Company is one of Heavy Duty Trucking magazine’s Top 50 Green Fleets for 2016.

December 01, 2016

History of giving tied to Hawaiian Electric's latest contribution to blood bank

During this season of giving, Hawaiian Electric has donated $10,000 to the Blood Bank of Hawaii, the nonprofit organization providing lifesaving blood products to patients across the state.


November 28, 2016

Transmission line upgrades completed ahead of schedule

Hawaii Electric Light Company announces the completion of transmission line upgrades along sections of Highway 190 from just south of Puu Waawaa (23-mile marker) to Makalei Golf Course (32-mile marker).

November 21, 2016

Local nonprofit organizations receive electric vehicles

The Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) Charitable Foundation and Hawaii Electric Light Company recently donated Smart electric vehicles to three local nonprofit organizations.

November 21, 2016

Hawaiian Electric Companies offer improved online calculator to help customers decide on buying an electric vehicle

Are you thinking about buying a plug-in electric vehicle, but having trouble figuring out whether you will save money and help the environment compared to a gasoline vehicle?

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