Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Information, Updates and Resources

General Information

Statement from Hawaii Public Utilities Commission on COVID-19 Emergency

On March 24, 2020, the PUC issued a statement laying out the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission’s (“PUC” or “Commission”) plan for prioritizing actions and requests in response to the COVID-19 Emergency.

Electronic Filing and Services Procedures

On March 13, 2020, the Commission issued Order No. 37043 initiating emergency procedures in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and we have completed our transition to an all-electronic filing system and telework for all of our staff.

Effective March 16, 2020, all submissions to the Hawaii PUC must be done electronically via the Commission website (eFiling system), email or phone.

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Transportation – Water Carriers

Transportation – Motor Carriers



  • 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 the inconvenience this may cause, but believes postponing the public hearing is prudent in light of the circumstances. The Commission will subsequently publish an amended notice of hearing providing information about the amended hearing date and location.


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