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The 2021 Central Pacific hurricane season starts today (June 1, 2021), and the Division of Consumer Advocacy wants customers, both residential and commercial, to be prepared and have emergency plans in place. Residents should develop their own emergency plans and consider these tips: Gather emergency supplies, such as a battery-powered radio, flashlights, lanterns and batteries. ...
Read More 2021 Central Pacific Hurricane Season Begins Today June 1, 2021

In this issue: Increasing number of utility scams during COVID-19 outbreak, COVID-19 Utility Update – End of the Moratorium, Utility Bill Assistance Programs.

(LIHEAP) provides heating and/or cooling assistance to needy Hawai’i households by assisting with a one-time payment towards their utility bill (electric or gas) in two ways: Energy Crisis Intervention (ECI)  assists households in crisis. The electric or gas service has been or will be disconnected, and the household has been notified via a disconnection notice ...
Read More The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Hawaiian Electric crews will be performing emergency work to replace a utility pole from 9 a.m. to 2p.m. along Ward Avenue where it intersects with Beretania Street. Two southbound lanes will be closed and traffic will be contraflowed. Turning lanes also will be impacted where Ward intersects with Beretania and Kinau streets. Motorists should drive ...
Read More Ward Avenue emergency utility work to affect traffic Friday, May 14

Hawaiian Electric is seeking public input on a strategy to increase rooftop solar and similar customer energy resources (CER) to the scale needed to reach the state’s clean energy benchmarks. CER includes customer-sited resources like rooftop solar and batteries, electric vehicles and emerging electricity management technologies. This document, “Customer Energy Resources for Hawaii” which has ...
Read More Customer Energy Resources (CER) Strategy (Docket No. #2019-0323)

The County of Hawai‘i and seven local nonprofits announced that they will be hosting a series of meetings with community and business leaders on a plan to provide $21 million in rent and utility assistance grants to residents impacted by COVID-19. The meetings will present current data from the Hawai‘i County Emergency Rental Assistance Program ...
Read More April 28-29 – Hawai‘i County Emergency Rental Assistance Program Meetings

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Posted on Apr 4, 2021 in slider

Hawaiian Electric crews will be continuing to replace utility equipment in Manoa on Friday, April 9, and Tuesday, April 13, to Friday, April 16. Crews may return later in the month for additional equipment testing, as needed. Friday, April 9—Both directions of Manoa Road after Waakaua Street will be closed. Vehicles will not be able ...
Read More Traffic advisory: Manoa utility work continues & ‘Ewa to Wahiawa transformer delivery

Issue #45 – April 2021

Posted on Apr 1, 2021 in Newsletters

In this issue: 988 Suicide Prevention Hotline, Hawaiian Electric’s Interconnection Process and Transition Plans for Retirement of Fossil Fuel Power Plants, COVID-19 Utility Update, Utility Bill Assistance Programs


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