Dates, Location, and Public Access to PUC Hearings for the Proposed Change of Control of the Hawaiian Electric Companies to Nextera Energy

Posted on Jan 22, 2016 in News Release, Public Notice

The Public Utilities Commission began its formal evidentiary hearings on issues related to the proposed change of control of the Hawaiian Electric Companies[1] 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, 2016.

The formal evidentiary hearings are open to the public. Dates, times and location are as follows:

Dates Time Location
February 1, 2016 – February 5, 2016
February 8, 2016 – February 10, 2016
9:30 a.m. – approximately 5:00 p.m. Neil S. Blaisdell Center
Hawaii Suites
777 Ward Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96814

Members of the public may observe the hearings in person, or may watch on television via live broadcast, or online via live stream. Previously recorded sessions are also available for viewing online. You may watch the formal evidentiary hearings in the following ways:

Watch on Television via Live Broadcast

City & County of Honolulu                           Olelo, Channel 49
Neighbor Islands                                           Check with your local public access stations.

Watch Online

Live Stream                                                    Olelo Live Stream
Previous Sessions (11/30/15-12/16/15)     YouTube


[1] The HECO Companies are comprised of Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. (HECO), serving the island of Oahu; Maui Electric Company, Limited (MECO), serving the islands of Maui, Lanai and Molokai; and Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. (HELCO), serving Hawaii Island.