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Notice of Public Hearing – Sub-transmission line construction at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Docket No. 2023-0335 (Application of HECO to Commit Excess Funds for Waimomi Substation Project

February 22, 2024 – The STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (“Commission”) will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 5:30 p.m. relating to the application of HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. for the proposed Waimomi Substation Project which includes extensions and recircuiting of 46 kilovolt (“kV”) sub-transmission lines that will be placed through Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

Status Update Meeting for House Concurrent Resolution 41 – Double Utility Pole Removal

November 30, 2023 – The STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (“Commission”) will host a status update meeting relating to House Concurrent Resolution 41 (HCR41) – Double Utility Pole Removal on Monday, December 11, 2023 at 9AM to 11AM.

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Notice to Interested Persons May 3, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications

May 3, 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 April 26, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications

April 26, 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 April 19, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications

April 19, 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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