The Hawaiian Electric Companies have been working to build more resilient island grids ahead of the 2019 Central Pacific hurricane season, which begins June 1. Forecasts say up to eight tropical cyclones could develop this season, underscoring the need for customers to have emergency plans in place.
As part of Hawaii Electric Light Company’s investigation into the theft of payments at its Kilauea Avenue drop box, the company requests that customers who dropped off payments between the hours of 2:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, call Customer Service at (808) 969-6999.
Progress on renewable energy and resilience continued to drive the transformation of the Hawaiian Electric Companies in 2018.
Hawaii Electric Light Company is investigating the theft of envelopes from a payment drop box outside its main office at 1200 Kilauea Ave. in Hilo. Video surveillance shows a man prying the box open late Friday evening, Dec. 14.
The 2019 Hawaiian Electric Companies’ Hawaii State VEX VRC Robotics Championship featuring Hawaii’s top middle and high school robotics teams will be held Jan. 12, 2019 at the University of Hawaii, Manoa Campus Center Ballroom.
Hawaii Electric Light Company today proposed an increase of Hawaii Island base rates to help pay for rising operating costs, including the use of new tools to modernize the grid and continue a comprehensive vegetation management plan to reduce outages.
Phone scammers kicked into high gear this week, targeting Hawaiian Electric Companies’ customers – mainly small businesses and churches. Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are warning customers to “Just Hang Up!” on scammers who are much more active during the holidays.
Hawaiian Electric Companies update electric vehicle strategic roadmap as U.S. celebrates 1 million EV sales
As electric industry leaders convene in Washington, D.C. tomorrow to mark one-million plug-in electric vehicle sold in the United States, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are releasing an expanded update of the Electrification of Transportation Strategic Roadmap that quantifies benefits of clean transportation.
Thirty employees of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are headed to fire-devastated Northern California to help Pacific Gas & Electric Company restore power to thousands of customers.
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.
PUC approves transfer of jointly owned utility poles from Hawaiian Telcom to Hawaiian Electric Companies
The Hawaiian Electric Companies have acquired Hawaiian Telcom's ownership interest in approximately 120,000 jointly-owned utility electric distribution poles on Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Hawaii island under agreements approved by the Public Utilities Commission.