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November 07, 2017

Hawaii teams win at 2017 Pan Pacific VEX

Robotics teams from Sacred Hearts Academy and Pearl City High School won their respective competition "Excellence Awards" at the 2017 Pan Pacific VEX Robotics Championships, qualifying both to participate in the 2018 VEX World Championships to be held next April in Louisville, Kentucky.

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October

October 06, 2017

North Kohala experiences power outage

Hawaii Electric Light reports that about 2,000 customers in North Kohala experienced a power outage last night.

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.

September

September 07, 2017

Scheduled Outage in North Kohala on Sept. 21-22

Hawaii Electric Light announces a scheduled power outage that will affect customers in North Kohala. The outage will be from 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21, to 6 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

August

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 16, 2017

Partial lane closure in Hakalau extended to Sept. 1

Hawaii Electric Light Company announces that the partial lane closure of Highway 19 between the 16 and 17-mile markers in Hakalau has been extended to September 1.

August 14, 2017

Hawaii Electric Light to conduct aerial line inspections

To improve system reliability, Hawaii Electric Light Company will conduct aerial line inspections of its major overhead transmission lines from Monday, Aug. 21, to Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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.

August 01, 2017

Partial Lane Closure in Hakalau for Transmission Line Upgrades

Hawaii Electric Light Company announces a partial lane closure of Highway 19 between the 16 and 17-mile markers in Hakalau from August 7 to August 18.

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