Public Notice

The PUC will be releasing an RFP for a Case and Document Management System (“CDMS”) Solutions Integrator to replace its current Document Management System (DMS).  The RFP will be issued on or about October 19, 2020 on the State of Hawaii’s HIePro website.

Young Brothers’ Presentation Docket No. 2020-0084: Public Utilities Commission Status Conference Re: Young Brothers’ Emergency Investigative Proceeding Agenda, 2020-0084 June 10, 2020 Status Conference – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Commission June 8, 2020 Information Requests to Young Brothers The Commission has scheduled a virtual Status Conference in this emergency investigative docket (Docket No. 2020-0084) ...
Read More Docket 2020-0084 Status Conference – June 10, 2020

On May 4, 2020, the Commission issued Order No. 37125, which temporarily suspends the authority of certain PUC-regulated utilities to terminate or disconnect services due to non-payment during the COVID-19 emergency situation. The Order also requests information from the utilities to help inform future PUC decisionmaking regarding the length of the suspension.

On Friday, April 24, 2020, Young Brothers filed a tariff transmittal with the PUC asking to make changes to its weekly sailing schedule, citing the need to cut costs by reducing weekly sailings as a result of the COVID-19 emergency situation. Anyone who wants to file a public comment on this Transmittal can submit a ...
Read More YB Tariff Transmittal No. 20-0003 – For Approval of Emergency Changes to Its Sailing Schedule

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 ...
Read More PUC Ready to Accept Electronic Filing of Confidential Documents

POSTPONED: 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”), in light of the rapidly developing COVID-19 situation, is postponing the public hearing for Lanai Water Company, scheduled for Monday, March 16, 2020. The Commission regrets ...
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)