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Maui Electric Company offices in Kahului. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Normal Customer Service at MECO Resumes Monday
March 13th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

With the recent ratification of the contract for its union employees, normal customer service hours and operations will resume as of Monday, March 14, 2011.


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.
VIDEO: New HECO Contract Draws Mixed Reaction on Maui
March 10th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Reaction varied from union workers, with some saying it was time to return to work, while others stood firm in their opposition to contract details.


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


IMECO workers on Maui continued to strike Monday afternoon despite word of a possible tentative agreement in contract negotiations. Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: MECO Tentative Agreement Reached, Ratification Vote Next
March 7th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The two sides refrained from releasing details this afternoon, but union officials said the agreement is still subject to a ratification vote from union employees.


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.


MECO Strike photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: 200 MECO Union Employees Walk the Picket Line
March 6th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

An estimated 200 union employees on Maui made a visible presence today for the first time since they walked off the job on Friday afternoon.


MECO President Ed Reinhardt, file photo by Wendy Osher.
MECO President Reinhardt issues Statement on Strike
March 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui Electric Company President Ed Reinhardt issued a statement this afternoon in response to the strike that began at 3:30 p.m.


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