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Their barge, the KRS 286, which was expected to arrive in Honolulu from the Ports of Kaumalapau and Kaunakakai on Thursday April 4, 2024, was delayed due to a mechanical issue with their towing tug. Their team worked through the mechanical issue with the tug and the barge is underway, estimated to arrive in Honolulu ...
Read More Young Brothers Barge Arrival Delayed – Into Honolulu

See full News Release: HILO, March 25, 2024 – Hawaiian Electric is asking all Hawaii Island customers to reduce or shift their electricity use over the next month. This is an unusual situation, driven mainly by the unavailability of several large generators that have experienced mechanical problems, are at reduced output, or are undergoing maintenance. The ...
Read More Public Awareness Announcement: Hawaiian Electric is asking Hawaii Island customers to reduce or shift their electricity use

The Hawai‘i Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Division of Consumer Advocacy (DCA) remains dedicated to empowering consumers and supporting ratepayers in Hawai‘i. The Division highlights information on utility bill assistance programs and opportunities for input towards permanent affordability solutions and upcoming energy projects and initiatives.   “Our goal is to empower consumers with knowledge ...
Read More Empowering Consumers: Accessing Affordable Utility Programs in Hawaii

Due to unfavorable weather conditions, the Kukahi barge, which was expected to arrive in Hilo this morning at 7:00 a.m., has been delayed. The barge’s arrival into Hilo is now estimated at 1:00 p.m All Honolulu bound cargo from Hilo will be available for pick up at the Port of Honolulu on Monday, March 11, ...
Read More Young Brothers – Hilo Barge Delay March 7th

The state of Hawaii Public Utilities Commission will hold a public hearing relating to the Application of HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. (“HECO”), filed on July 31, 2023, requesting, among other things, a Commission determination that the proposed 46 kilovolt (“kV”) sub-transmission lines shall be allowed to be constructed as proposed, both below and above the ...
Read More NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – Waimomi Substation Project – March 14th

Kalaeloa Partners LP (KPLP) is holding a virtual community meeting (webinar format) to inform members of surrounding communities, the public and stakeholders about KPLP’s power generation facility in the James Campbell Industrial Park, and its operations and benefits from providing electricity to Oahu’s consumers, plus any updates on its negotiations for a potential 30-year extension ...
Read More Kalaeloa Partners LP (KPLP) Holding a Virtual Community Meeting – March 25th

Aloha Community Members, Hawaiian Electric has recently released a preliminary draft of the Integrated Grid Planning Request for Proposals (IGP RFP), and is inviting public commentary on this crucial phase of clean energy procurements. Community feedback is integral to shaping the future of our energy landscape and Hawaiian Electric is encouraging your insights to plan ...
Read More Hawaiian Electric Seeks Public Input on Renewable Energy Procurements

Explore Hawaiian Electric’s “My Energy Use” portal, an online tool for gaining insights into your energy consumption. This portal provides detailed analyses, allowing users to view electricity usage in 15-minute intervals, compare historical data, and set personalized notifications for energy thresholds. 🔑Key Features: – Detailed consumption and generation insights. – Customizable notifications for informed decision-making. ...
Read More Discover “My Energy Use” Portal by Hawaiian Electric

In the evolving landscape of energy programs, the State Division of Consumer Advocacy is your ally in navigating the changes coming to your doorstep. Our commitment is to inform, represent and protect you, the ratepayers, ensuring you have the knowledge needed to make informed decisions.   We recognize that the world of solar power and ...
Read More Important Updates on Hawaii’s Distributed Energy Resources (DER) programs

The Hawaiian Electric Companies, including Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc., and Maui Electric Company, Limited, are notifying the Commission of a modification to the bill due date effective March 1, 2024. The new payment deadline will be 15 days from the date of presentation, reduced from the current 19 days. This ...
Read More Notice of Modifications to Bill Due Dates for Hawaiian Electric Companies Customers