There is currently one provider of electric services on each island that supplies power to homes and businesses. There are a number of different factors that go into making sure power goes where it is needed. This section of our site has been designed to help you learn more about how this is done and includes tips on taking control of your energy use.
Understanding the Grid: how does electricity get from the power plant to your home? Click here for an infographic that can help you understand how electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed for use in our homes.
About Electric Services: The Division of Consumer Advocacy works with the Public Utilities Commission and electric companies in an attempt to ensure that this necessary service is available at reasonable and affordable prices
Regulated Electric Companies: These companies currently provide electric utility services in Hawaii.
- Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.
- Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc.
- Maui Electric Company, Limited
- Kauai Island Utility Cooperative
Your Electric Bill
You must pay your electric bill in a timely fashion in order to receive continuous electric service. The basic form of your electric bill will contain common elements regardless of which company provides your electric service.
LIHEAP: Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program