Energy-Saving Offers for Residents of Puna
Hawaii Energy aims to make it easy for everyone to play their part in the clean energy movement and preserve our islands for generations to come. To date, we've saved Hawaii over a billion dollars in energy costs, and want to help you receive the benefits of switching to energy-efficient products without a high cost.
Join the many Puna residents already saving energy and money by making small changes in their homes with our help. For a limited time, we are again partnering with Vibrant Hawaii to bring these energy-saving offers to Hawaiian Electric customers residing in the Puna community.
Solutions on how to Save Energy & Money!
Energy Smart 4 Homes
Appliance Trade-Up Program
Open to residents with the zip code 96749, 96778, or 96771.
Trade in your old, working refrigerator and/or freezer for a brand new ENERGY STAR® model for only $250 (an average savings of 75% off retail price). Exchange will take place at the Hub in Pāhoa or at Mountain View Park, you will be notified via email dates and times.
Applications open on October 10, 2022 and ends December 2, 2022. Sign up at vibranthawaii.org/punaenergy.
Energy Smart 4 Homes
Energy Smart 4 Homes (ES4H) is a FREE service for residents in Puna that provides trained professionals to install energy-efficient products directly in your home. Products you’ll receive are valued at over $150 and can reduce the electricity costs for each household by up to $160 per year. That’s a total value of over $300! And while we’re there, we’ll complete a free home energy assessment to provide you with more energy-saving opportunities.
The installed free items will include the following:
- Energy-efficient LED light bulbs
- High pressure, high-efficiency showerheads and faucet aerators
- Advanced power strips
Questions? Contact Justin Bizer at 808-848-8534 or Justin.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Energy UNPLUGGED – Community Workshop
Designed for residents of all ages and backgrounds, bring the ‘ohana to this fun, local style workshop that “flips the switch” on common energy myths. As a community that understands the effects of climate change intimately, learn its connection to energy and why using less energy is important. Find out about no-cost tips to save energy and the many rebates currently available to help with appliance, water heating, and home cooling upgrades.
For more no-cost ways to save energy, visit our “Tips to save energy page”, click here.