Public Hearings Postponed on Electric Rate Increase Application

March 4, 2019, 12:30 PM HST (Updated March 4, 2019, 12:30 PM)

The Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission has postponed public hearings regarding Hawaii Electric Light’s request for general rate increases and revised rate schedules and rules.

Hearings will be held in Kona and Hilo on the following revised dates:


Thursday, April 11, 2019, 5 p.m.
West Hawai‘i Civic Center
County Council Chambers
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona

Friday, April 12, 2019, 5 p.m.
Aupuni Center
101 Pauahi Street, Suite 1, Hilo

Hawai‘i Electric Light is seeking a 3.38% increase in revenues, or $13.4 million over revenues at current effective rates. Any increase would likely not take effect until late 2019.



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