November 13, 2017

Hawaiian Electric workshop draws advocates to help advance electrification of transportation

More than 60 energy and transportation experts, dealers, manufacturers and public officials participated in a workshop convened by Hawaiian Electric on Nov. 9 at Hawaii Pacific University to discuss strategies for advancing Hawaii’s electrification of transportation efforts.

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May 16, 2017

Metallic confetti causes overnight outage for 300; balloons caused outages affecting 42,000 in 2016

Metallic streamers sprayed from a confetti cannon onto power lines caused an outage that affected about 300 customers in the Keeaumoku area early today.

May 15, 2017

Discounted rate still available for customers with special medical needs

Utility customers with special medical needs may still take advantage of a discounted electricity rate. Space is available in the two-year pilot program, which is limited to 2,000 Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light customers.


April 26, 2017

Nissan $10,000 rebate on new LEAF® sedan extended for Hawaiian Electric Companies’ customers

Nissan North America’s offer of a $10,000 rebate on the all-electric LEAF® sedan has been extended through June 30, 2017 for Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light Companies’ customers.

April 21, 2017

On Earth Day, Hawaiian Electric Companies note progress in reducing emissions, use of fossil fuel

Earth Day offers an opportunity to assess where we are, where we are heading and at what pace, at Hawaiian Electric Companies.

April 12, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies open up capacity for grid-supply solar program

The Hawaiian Electric Companies are adding capacity to the Customer Grid-Supply (CGS) program that credits solar customers for the excess electricity they send to the grid.

April 03, 2017

Customers with special medical needs may now apply for discounted rate

Customers of the three Hawaiian Electric Companies with special medical needs may now apply for a discounted electric rate.


March 10, 2017

Hawaii Electric Light opens third EV fast charger on Hawaii Island

Hawaii Electric Light announces the opening of a new utility-owned and operated electric vehicle DC fast charger accessible to the Hawaii Island community. The company held a dedication ceremony for the unit located at KTA Super Stores in Waimea Center today.

March 08, 2017

In 2016, 26 percent of electricity used by Hawaiian Electric Companies came from renewables

The Hawaiian Electric Companies reached a nearly 26 percent Renewable Portfolio Standard in 2016, up from 23 percent the previous year.


February 14, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies provide disabled customers improved access to online services

The Hawaiian Electric Companies now offer the free eSSENTIAL Accessibility assistive technology app so customers, regardless of ability, can access all three company websites seamlessly and hands-free.


January 25, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan offer utility customers $10,000 rebate on a new Nissan LEAF® sedan

The Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan North America are offering electric utility customers a $10,000 rebate off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price on the all-electric Nissan LEAF® sedan at participating dealers.

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