Hawaiian Electric

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About Hawaiian Electric

On recent government reports, the provider disclosed a total of 470,861 electricity customers being supplied electricity by the company. This total is made up of 697 industrial customers, 55,165 commercial accounts and 414,999 residential accounts. Hawaiian Electric charges their patrons a residential electricity price of 44.89 cents per kilowatt hour on average, which is 1.67% higher than the average Hawaii rate of 44.16 cents and 202.58% above the US average of 14.84. Of the 8,654,687 megawatt hours the supplier sold and dispossessed, 95.45% were via sales to end users. Electricity plants owned by the company produced 4,501,037 megawatt hours and an additional 4,153,650 megawatt hours were acquired on wholesale channels. The total revenue for Hawaiian Electric for 2021 from electricity sales was $2,539,300,600, with 98.75% coming from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $218.07, while the Hawaiian Electric average is 0.46% more at $217.47 per month. Hawaiian Electric ranks 9th in the state for average monthly bill total. The supplier is able to generate 5,736 megawatt hours from hydroelectric power facilities, which makes them the 167th largest producer of hydroelectric power out of 3509 companies in the country. Consumers of the provider deal with 1.5 electrical outages a year with outages lasting an average of 137.04 minutes. Based on megawatt hours produced, Hawaiian Electric is the 176th largest out of 3509 providers in the country.

Hawaiian Electric Net Metering

Hawaiian Electric is one of 2 providers in the state who offer net metering to their consumers. Net metering allows citizens to sell wattage back to their company, which makes the installation of solar panels and other alternative electricity sources more financially viable.

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity from heat dissipation while transmitting electricity and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity generation business. Providers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Hawaiian Electric recently reported an annual loss of around 4.30% of the electricity that they generate. The state of Hawaii has an energy loss average of 4.31% and the countrywide average is 2.45%, giving Hawaiian Electric a rank of best out of 2 providers reporting energy loss in the state.

Hawaiian Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Hawaiian Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.475/kWh$0.282/kWh$245.03/mo.$119.59/mo.
2933rd44.89¢Hawaiian Electric's Average residential price per kWh
2921st$217.47Average monthly electricity bill for Hawaiian Electric's residential customers

Hawaiian Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Subsidiary CompaniesMaui ElectricHawaii Electric
  • Headquarters:1001 Bishop Street
    Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
    United States of America
  • CEO:Shelee Kimura

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Quick Facts About Hawaiian Electric

Hawaiian Electric has the 176th largest total electricity generation in the nation, generating 5,012,637 megawatt hours.

Hawaiian Electric generates 0.74% of its total megawatt hours generated from solar power sources, which ranks them 9th in the state for percentage of total electricity generation that comes from solar power.

Hawaiian Electric produces 4,955,658 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources, which is 148th out of 3509 providers in the United States.

Hawaiian Electric generates 1.14% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources, which ranks them 413th out of the 3509 suppliers we track in the United States.

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Energy Loss

Hawaiian Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


812 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Hawaiian Electric's Power Outages

137.04 min.

vs. national average of 145.81 min.

1.5 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.58

Hawaiian Electric Energy Makeup

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Hawaiian Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Hawaiian Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Hawaii County200,468145.04$217.47/mo
Honolulu County1,015,167145.04$217.47/mo
Kalawao County48145.04$217.47/mo
Maui County164,568145.04$217.47/mo

Power Plants Owned by Hawaiian Electric

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Honolulu County HI Residual Fuel Oil 2,553,1762,025,972,461.07793.51
Pearl City CDP HI Residual Fuel Oil 924,255785,453,262.48849.82
Maalaea CDP HI Distillate Fuel Oil 679,061468,623,943.86690.11
Kalaoa CDP HI Distillate Fuel Oil 272,260206,756,837.12759.41
Hilo CDP HI Residual Fuel Oil 142,640144,109,533.631,010.3
Kahului CDP HI Residual Fuel Oil 132,670148,882,882.591,122.2
Campbell Industrial ParkHawaiian Electric (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Distillate Fuel Oil 99,985122,390,524.061,224.09
Keaau CDP HI Distillate Fuel Oil 80,74481,948,686.021,014.92
West Loch Solar OneHawaiian Electric (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Solar 37,156
Maui County HI Distillate Fuel Oil 35,63226,922,799.36755.58

Hawaiian Electric Fuel Makeup

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Distillate Fuel Oil
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Conventional Hydroelectric

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Hawaiian Electric FAQ:

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Hawaiian Electric customers?

Hawaiian Electric's current average bundled electricity rate is 44.89 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Hawaii bundled rate of 44.16 cents and the average US rate of 14.84 cents.

What is the phone number for Hawaiian Electric?

Hawaiian Electric's customer service phone number is (808) 548-7311

What percentage of Hawaiian Electric's electricity is produced from renewable fuels?

Power generation facilities owned by or associated with Hawaiian Electric produce 1.14% of their electricity using renewable fuels.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Hawaiian Electric?

There are 16 power plants owned by or associated with Hawaiian Electric.

How much is the average bundled bill for Hawaiian Electric customers each month?

Hawaiian Electric currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $217.47, compared to the Hawaii average of $218.07 and the United States average of $218.07 for bundled service.

What percentage of Hawaiian Electric's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel types?

Hawaiian Electric generates 98.86% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel types.

Does Hawaiian Electric have any subsidiary companies?

Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric are owned by Hawaiian Electric.

When will Hawaiian Electric power be restored?

Hawaiian Electric's outages last, on average, about 137.03833333333333 minutes per each outage.

Who is the CEO of Hawaiian Electric?

Hawaiian Electric's CEO is Shelee Kimura.

How many counties does Hawaiian Electric supply electricity to?

Hawaiian Electric offers service in 4 counties.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01