Aloha E Komo Mai. The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) regulates all chartered, franchised, certificated, and registered public utility companies operating in the State; reviews and approves rates, tariffs, charges and fees; determines the allowable rate of earnings in establishing rates; issues guidelines concerning the general management of franchised or certificated utility businesses; and acts on requests for the acquisition, sale, disposition or other exchange of utility properties, including mergers and consolidations.

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What’s New / Announcements

Notice of Informational Meeting – Maui Island Grid

June 7, 2024 – The Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission is hosting a hybrid informational meeting on July 2, 2024 at 5:00pm so that Hawaiian Electric can provide a presentation to the local community about Hawaiian Electric’s current operations and future plans for Maui’s electric grid. The public is invited to provide public comments at this meeting.

Press Release – Public Utilities Commission Issues Notice of Violation and Order to Show Cause to Sandwich Isle Communications

May 31, 2024 – HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Public Utilities issued a notice of violation to Sandwich Isles Communications (SIC) and ordered it not to terminate service to customers and to continue service to its customers without disruption or reduction in quality; to maintain and preserve its equipment in good working order; and to maintain and preserve customer records.

Public Notices

Notice to Interested Persons May 31, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications

May 31, 2024 – NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.

Notice to Interested Persons May 24, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications

May 24, 2024 – NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.

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Hawaii Energy

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Find the latest information concerning the new and expanded Hawaii Energy Efficiency Programs.

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One Call Center

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The One Call Center system will provide advanced warning to excavators of the location of underground lines before they begin digging.

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Relay Hawaii is a no-cost service that provides full telephone accessibility to people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind or those with a speech disability.

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