News Releases & Announcements

News Releases and Announcements from the Commission

Notice to Interested Persons April 19, 2024 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on 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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Notice to Interested Persons April 12, 2024 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on April 12, 2024
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons April 12, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons April 5, 2024 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on April 5, 2024
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons April 5, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons March 22, 2024 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on March 22, 2024
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons March 22, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons March 15, 2024 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on March 15, 2024
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons March 15, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons March 8, 2024 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on March 8, 2024
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons March 8, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons March 1, 2024 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on March 1, 2024
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons March 1, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons February 23, 2024 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on February 23, 2024
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons February 23, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons February 16, 2024 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on February 16, 2024
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons February 16, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons February 9, 2024 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on February 9, 2024
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons February 9, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons January 19, 2024 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on January 19, 2024
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons January 19, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons January 12, 2024 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on January 12, 2024
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons January 12, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons January 5, 2024 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on January 5, 2024
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons January 5, 2024 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons December 29, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on December 29, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons December 29, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons December 8, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on December 8, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons December 8, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons December 1, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on December 1, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons December 1, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Status Update Meeting for House Concurrent Resolution 41 – Double Utility Pole RemovalPosted on 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.  HCR41 was adopted by the Hawaii State Legislature during the 2023 Legislative Session and requests the Commission to submit a […]
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Notice to Interested Persons November 17, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on November 17, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons November 17, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons November 3, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on November 3, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons November 3, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons October 27, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on October 27, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons October 27, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons September 15, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on September 15, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons September 15, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons September 8, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on September 8, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons September 8, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Public Utilities Commission Order Suspending the Authority of Regulated Utilities to Terminate or Disconnect Services Due to Non-Payment for All Commission-Regulated Maui UtilitiesPosted on September 1, 2023
Pursuant to Order No. 40218 issued on August 31, 2023, the Public Utilities Commission (“Commission”) directs that all Commission-regulated electric, gas, telecommunications, water, and wastewater public utilities located on Maui, or providing utility service on Maui (“Maui Utilities,” or “Maui Utility,” individually), suspend disconnections of electricity, gas, telecommunications, water, and wastewater services beginning from the […]
Read More Public Utilities Commission Order Suspending the Authority of Regulated Utilities to Terminate or Disconnect Services Due to Non-Payment for All Commission-Regulated Maui Utilities
Notice to Interested Persons September 1, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on September 1, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons September 1, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons August 25, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on August 25, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons August 25, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Cancelled – Notice of Public Hearing for Hone Heke Corporation DBA Expeditions for Approval of Rate Increases (Docket No. 2023-0204)Posted on August 17, 2023
In response to Hone Heke’s request and Governor Green’s Fifth Emergency Proclamation Relating to the Maui Wildfires, the Commission cancels the public hearings previously scheduled for August 24, 2023 on Maui and August 25, 2023 on Lānaʻi. The Commission will wait for a future request from Hone Heke before scheduling new public hearings. The STATE […]
Read More Cancelled – Notice of Public Hearing for Hone Heke Corporation DBA Expeditions for Approval of Rate Increases (Docket No. 2023-0204)
Notice to Interested Persons August 17, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on August 17, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons August 17, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons August 11, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on August 11, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons August 11, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons July 27, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on July 27, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons July 27, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons July 14, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on July 14, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons July 14, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Notice to Interested Persons July 5, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on July 5, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons July 5, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Scheduled system outage June 15, 4:30 pm to June 19, 9:00 am for launch of new IT system. No filings or payments will be accepted. Posted on June 9, 2023
Originally posted on May 18, 2023. A scheduled system outage will occur beginning Thursday, June 15, 2023 at 4:30 pm and ending June 19, 2023 at 9:00 am. No filings or payments will be accepted or processed during this time. Processing of filings and payments will resume on June 19 at 9:00 am in the […]
Read More Scheduled system outage June 15, 4:30 pm to June 19, 9:00 am for launch of new IT system. No filings or payments will be accepted. 
Notice to Interested Persons June 9, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on June 9, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons June 9, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
Energy Assistance Program application period opens June 1.Posted on May 31, 2023
The federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) application is open from June 1 to June 30, 2023. LIHEAP provides qualifying low-income households with a one-time allocation that is applied as credit towards their electric bills to help pay for energy costs. Applications are handled by each county’s Economic opportunity council. To review qualifications and […]
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Notice to Interested Persons May 26, 2023 – Motor Carrier ApplicationsPosted on May 26, 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO interested persons that the applications listed have been filed with the HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Read More Notice to Interested Persons May 26, 2023 – Motor Carrier Applications
PUC Establishes new Interconnection Dispute Resolution Process (“IDRP”)Posted on May 15, 2023
The Public Utilities Commission published a new webpage about the Interconnection Dispute Resolution Process (“IDRP”), established on April 18 in Order No. 39163. This new IDRP aims to expedite resolutions of technical issues that arise during the development of projects selected in Hawaiian Electric’s Stage 3 Request for Proposals. Learn more on our new webpage […]
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PUC Publishes new webpage on CDMS, its IT overhaul projectPosted on May 4, 2023
The Public Utilities Commission added a new CDMS Project webpage with information about its new IT project, the Case and Docket Management System (CDMS). CDMS will replace the PUC’s existing DMS with a modern, user-friendly and integrated content and case management workflow solution that can accommodate docketed and non-docketed processes and documents Learn more on […]
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PUC PUBLISHES NEW WEBPAGE ON INTEGRATED GRID PLANNING AS HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC FILES DRAFT REPORTPosted on April 12, 2023
The Public Utilities Commission added a new webpage with key information describing Hawaiian Electric’s Integrated Grid Planning (IGP) process, which is a collaborative planning effort led by Hawaiian Electric to determine the grid’s needs and how to meet them as the State transitions to 100% renewable energy. Hawaiian Electric filed a Draft IGP Report on […]
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Hawaii Gas files its Integrated Resource Planning and Action Plan & seeks public commentPosted on April 6, 2023
The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission seeks public comments on the Integrated Resource Planning (“IRP”) Report and Action Plan filed by Gas Company, LLC, dba Hawaii Gas April 6, 2023 in Docket No. 2022-0009. Broadly, the goal of the IRP Report and Action Plan is to: address and further State policies including emissions reductions and decarbonization […]
Read More Hawaii Gas files its Integrated Resource Planning and Action Plan & seeks public comment
PUC updates webpage on renewable energy procurementsPosted on April 4, 2023
The Renewable Energy Procurements webpage recently underwent a major update to include information on how new renewable energy generation is procured through Hawaiian Electric’s competitive bidding process, a summary of recent resource procurements by island, listing of key orders and filings, and more. Read more on the Renewable Energy Procurements webpage.
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Hawaii Gas files 2022 annual renewable energyPosted on March 31, 2023
The Gas Company, LLC, dba Hawaii Gas submitted its 2022 annual renewable energy report pursuant to HRS 269-45. To view this report and prior years reports, visit the Annual Renewable Energy Report page for Hawaii Gas.
Read More Hawaii Gas files 2022 annual renewable energy
Notice of Public Hearing for Kauai Island Utility Cooperative Rate Case (Docket No. 2022-0208)Posted on March 6, 2023
The STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (“Commission”) will hold a public hearing relating to the Application of KAUAI ISLAND UTILITY COOPERATIVE (“KIUC”) for Commission approval of rate changes and increases, revised rate schedules, and changes to its tariff. The Commission will host an in-person public hearing for all interested persons as follows: Public Hearing […]
Read More Notice of Public Hearing for Kauai Island Utility Cooperative Rate Case (Docket No. 2022-0208)
Notice of Opening Meetings for Energy Equity Docket (Docket No. 2022-0250)Posted on February 15, 2023
The Public Utilities Commission posted notice that it will be holding two opening conference sessions March 1 and 8, 2023 for Docket No. 2022-0250, an investigatory proceeding on how to better integrate energy equity and justice considerations across Commission work. The meetings will be held hybrid so participants can choose to participate in-person at the […]
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Grace Relf Named Chief of Policy and ResearchPosted on February 3, 2023
PUC Chair Leo Asuncion has selected Grace Relf to lead the PUC’s Office of Policy and Research (OPR) as its Chief effective Monday, February 6, 2023. Grace previously served over two years as a senior policy analyst in OPR. She holds Bachelor’s degrees in Energy and Environmental Policy and French from the University of Delaware […]
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR APPLICATION OF HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. FOR APPROVAL OF THE WAHIAWA-WAIMANO 46 KV OVERHEAD SUB TRANSMISSION LINE RELOCATION PROJECT (DOCKET NO. 2022-0141)Posted on September 15, 2022
The STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (“Commission”) will hold a public hearing relating to the application of relating to the application of HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC., for Commission approval to relocate a portion of the existing Wahiawa Waimano 46 kilovolt overhead sub-transmission line located in the Koa Ridge development area on the island of […]
Read More NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR APPLICATION OF HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. FOR APPROVAL OF THE WAHIAWA-WAIMANO 46 KV OVERHEAD SUB TRANSMISSION LINE RELOCATION PROJECT (DOCKET NO. 2022-0141)
Notice of Public Hearing for HECO Application for Overhead Line Extension (Docket No. 2020-0139)Posted on August 24, 2022
The STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (“Commission”) will hold a virtual public hearing relating to the application of HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. for Commission approval to construct a 46 kilovolt overhead line extension to interconnect the AES Mountain View Solar facility in Waianae on the island of Oahu. The Commission will host the virtual […]
Read More Notice of Public Hearing for HECO Application for Overhead Line Extension (Docket No. 2020-0139)
RESCHEDULED Docket No. 2017-0122 – Evidentiary hearing on Hu Honua BioenergyPosted on March 4, 2022
Hu Honua’s Evidentiary hearing is rescheduled to March 1, 2022, thru March 7, 2022. In Order No. 38215 the Commission lifted the suspension on this docket and resumed proceedings following the Supreme Court’s dismissal of Hu Honua’s Notice of Appeal in SCOT-22-0000024. This page was updated on March 4, 2022 The STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC […]
Read More RESCHEDULED Docket No. 2017-0122 – Evidentiary hearing on Hu Honua Bioenergy
Docket No. 2021-0024 – January 21, 2022 Status Conference for HECO’s Update for AES Oahu Coal Plant Transition PlanPosted on January 19, 2022
January 21, 2022 – The Commission is holding this Status Conference to discuss the reliability issues regarding the AES coal plant on Oahu including (1) the current reliability issues with the AES plant; (2) actions taken by AES and Hawaiian Electric to address the reliability issues; (3) timeline to resolve the current reliability issues with […]
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Notice of Public Hearing for Application of HECO for Construction of Overhead and Underground Line (2021-0070)Posted on November 16, 2021
The STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (“Commission”) will hold a virtual public hearing relating to the application of HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. for Commission approval to construct a 46 kilovolt (“kV”) overhead and underground line for the Honouliuli Wastewater Treatment Plant CEIP-46 46kV overhead sub-transmission line relocation project on the island of Oahu. The […]
Read More Notice of Public Hearing for Application of HECO for Construction of Overhead and Underground Line (2021-0070)
Community Meeting for Hawaii Island Relating to Community Based Renewable Energy, Phase 2Posted on October 26, 2021
October 27, 2021 – The STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (“Commission”) will hold a virtual community meeting relating to the Community Based Renewable Energy (“CBRE”), Phase 2 on Hawaii Island. The Commission will take this opportunity to hear community suggestions on how to improve the Phase 2 CBRE procurements. The Commission will host the […]
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