February 08, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies achieved 27 percent renewable energy in 2017

The Hawaiian Electric Companies achieved a consolidated 27 percent renewable portfolio standard in 2017, up from 26 percent the year before. The increase was achieved primarily by the addition of new grid-scale and private rooftop solar systems.

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October 23, 2017

2017 Pan Pacific VEX championships scheduled Nov. 4-5

The 2017 Pan Pacific VEX Robotics Championships will be held Nov. 4-5, 2017 at the Campus Center Ballroom, University of Hawaii at Manoa, with more than 80 teams from Hawaii Island, Maui, Molokai, Oahu, California, and China competing for qualification slots at the 2018 VEX Worlds. The event is sponsored by the Hawaiian Electric Companies and Okinawa Enetech with the support of the Engineers Council - University of Hawaii. The event is free to the public.

October 12, 2017

Hawaii Electric Light’s Energy Fair on Oct. 21

Hawaii Electric Light invites the community to its energy fair on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Keauhou Shopping Center.

October 09, 2017

The Hawaiian Electric Companies warn customers to “Just hang up!” on scammers

Just hang up! That’s what the Hawaiian Electric Companies recommend as they begin a month-long campaign to alert customers about a recent spike in aggressive phone scams targeting electric customers.

October 06, 2017

Notice of construction on Banyan Drive

Hawaii Electric Light announces construction work along Banyan Drive between Banyan Way and Lihiwai Street in Hilo from October 10 to December 29, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays.

October 04, 2017

The Hawaiian Electric Companies launch online tool to streamline solar application process

Customers submitting new applications to install private rooftop solar can now complete the process entirely online using a new tool launched by the Hawaiian Electric Companies.


August 29, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies submit plan to modernize island grids

The Hawaiian Electric Companies filed their Grid Modernization Strategy with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) today, providing a roadmap for building more resilient and renewable-ready island grids.

August 22, 2017

First Hawaii Electric Light rate increase in 6 years approved

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has issued an interim decision approving Hawaii Electric Light Company's first base-rate increase in more than six years.

August 09, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies' Sustainability Report available

The Hawaiian Electric Companies' progress in improving customer service, increasing renewable energy, decreasing oil use, innovating to provide more customers access to rooftop solar and modernize the grid, and supporting communities are highlighted in the companies' tenth annual Sustainability Report.

August 02, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies seek to connect renewable energy developers with landowners

To help achieve Hawaii’s renewable energy goals, the Hawaiian Electric Companies recently sought out landowners to determine their willingness to host renewable energy projects.


July 28, 2017

Hawaii Electric Light warns customers about utility impersonators

Hawaii Electric Light Company warns electric customers about an apparent telephone scam targeting business customers on Hawaii Island.

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