Public Notice

As of Monday, March 30, 2020, the Public Utilities Commission (“Commission”) has completed the necessary modifications to its Document Management System (“DMS”) to allow parties/participants to electronically file docketed confidential and restricted information (as defined by Commission protective orders). Pursuant to Order No. 37043, all parties/participants who have been withholding filing docketed confidential and restricted ...
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The STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (“Commission”) will hold a public hearing relating to the application of LANAI WATER COMPANY, INC. for review and approval of rate increases, revisions of rate schedules, and changes to its tariff for its potable and non-potable water distribution services. The public hearing will be held as follows: Monday, ...
Read More Notice of Public Hearing For Application of Lanai Water Company Requesting General Increase in Rates for Potable and Non-Potable Water Distribution Services

The STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (“Commission”) will hold a public hearing relating to the application of HAWAII ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANY (“HELCO”) for Commission approval to construct 69 kilovolt overhead transmission line segments to the Puna Geothermal Venture Generating Facility. The public hearing will be held as follows: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 6:00 ...
Read More Notice of Public Hearing for Application of Hawaii Electric Light Company For Approval to Construct 69 Kilovolt Overhead Transmission Line Segments to Reconnect the Puna Geothermal Venture Generating Facility

The STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (“Commission”) will hold a public hearing relating to the application of KONA WATER SERVICE COMPANY, INC., (“KWSC”) for Commission approval of a general rate increase and revisions of its tariff, based on a 2019 calendar year test year (“Application”). The public hearing will be held as follows: Thursday, ...
Read More Notice of Public Hearing for Application of Kona Water Service Company, Inc., For A General Rate Increase and For Approval of Revisions of Its Tariff

HONOLULU – After receiving input from stakeholders and the public, the HECO Companies filed their Final Grid Modernization Strategy with the Commission on August 29, 2017. The Commission has opened Docket No. 2017-0226 to serve as a repository for the HECO Companies’ Final Grid Modernization Strategy and any comments from the public.

The PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION of the STATE OF HAWAII (“Commission”) pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”) §§ 269-12 and 269-16, HEREBY GIVES NOTICE that it will hold public hearings relating to the Application of HAWAII ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANY, INC. (“HELCO”), filed on September 19, 2016, for Approval of Rate Increases and Revised Rate Schedules and ...
Read More Application of Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. For Approval of Rate Increases and Revised Rate Schedules and Rules (Docket No. 2015-0170)

The Public Utilities Commission began its formal evidentiary hearings on issues related to the proposed change of control of the Hawaiian Electric Companies...
Read More Dates, Location, and Public Access to PUC Hearings for the Proposed Change of Control of the Hawaiian Electric Companies to Nextera Energy and NextEra Energy filed in Docket No. 2015-0022 on November 30, 2015. The Commission recessed its hearings on December 16, 2015. The Commission will resume its formal evidentiary beginning on February 1, ...
Read More Dates, Location, and Public Access to PUC Hearings for the Proposed Change of Control of the Hawaiian Electric Companies to Nextera Energy

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has repealed Hawaii Administrative Rule (“HAR”) § 6-74-7, relating to ownership criteria for qualifying cogeneration and small power production facilities, because the rule has become null and void due to a revision of federal law. Notice of Repeal of Hawaii Administrative Rule § 6-74-7 Related Information HAR Chapter 6-74 – ...
Read More Rule Change to Standards for Small Power Production and Cogeneration

PUBLIC NOTICE – Starting July 1, 2013, individuals may electronically file (eFile) non-confidential documents and pay electronically (ePayment) for documents requiring a fee pursuant to §6-61-24, Hawai`i Administrative Rules, with the Hawai`i Public Utilities Commission (Commission) via the Commission’s Document Management System (DMS). For more information about eFiling, visit the Commission’s website at: https://puc.hawaii.gov/. Public ...
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