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Maui Biodiesel Biz Snags Contract for Honolulu Airport
December 19th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui Business
 

The Public Utilities Commission has approved the contract for Pacific Biodiesel to supply biodiesel to Hawaiian Electric Co. for the Honolulu International Airport.


Maui Electric Company offices in Kahului. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Hawaiian Electric Seeks Approval on Solar Water Heating Program
January 3rd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Featured, Maui Business
 

Maui Electric are seeking Public Utilities Commission approval on a program that would provide solar water heating savings at no upfront cost.


Robbie Alm, executive vice president of Hawaiian Electric. Photo courtesy of Hawaii News Now.
Hawaiian Electric Files Draft Renewable Energy RFP
October 17th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

Last Friday, Hawaiian Electric Company submitted to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for at least 200 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy projects.


Hawaiian Electric Industries Donates $100,000 For Tsunami Relief
Hawaiian Electric Industries Donates $100,000 For Tsunami Relief
March 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

The American Red Cross and the Japan-America Society of Hawaii (JASH) are the receipients of $100,000 contributed by Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI) along with its subsidiaries American Savings Bank, Hawaiian Electric Company, Hawaii Electric Light Company and Maui Electric Company to support recovery efforts from the Japan earthquake and tsunami aftermath.


$2.6M Federal Funds Deploy EV Charging Stations Statewide
$2.6M Federal Funds Deploy EV Charging Stations Statewide
March 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Maui Business
 

At the First Hawaiian Bank International Auto Show Friday, the Hawaii State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s State Energy Office announced the awarding of $2.6 million in federal stimulus funds to six organizations that will accelerate Hawaii’s adoption of electric vehicles (EV).


Some 200 union members from Maui Electric Company walked off the job on Friday. They are the first in the state to vote on a tentative contract finalized by IBEW Local 1260 officials and executives with parent company Hawaiian Electric. Photo by Wendy Osher.
MECO Strike Ends After Following 5-Island Vote
March 11th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The week-long electrical worker strike ends this afternoon with union members approving a new contract


File image by Wendy Osher.
Kaanapali Outage Caused by Cable Fault
March 10th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

A cable fault on the Honoapiilani Highway was to blame for a power outage that knocked out electricity to some 400 customers in Kaanapali this morning.


Some 200 union members from Maui Electric Company walked off the job on Friday.  They are the first in the state to vote on a tentative contract finalized by IBEW Local 1260 officials and executives with parent company Hawaiian Electric. Photo by Wendy Osher.
MECO Ratification Vote Today
March 9th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Ratification voting is set for today from some 200 union employees at Maui Electric Company who walked off the job on Friday.


Photo by Wendy Osher.
MECO Picket Downscaled; Bill Payment Options Detailed
March 8th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Featured, Maui News
 

Union employees at MECO returned to the picket lines on Maui, maintaining a smaller, but still visible presence


MECO workers file photo by Wendy Osher.
Power Restored to 600 Electric Customers in Iao and Old Wailuku Heights
March 6th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Power has been restored to an estimated 600 electric customers in the Iao and Old Wailuku Heights subdivisions on Maui.


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