Oil-fired Steam-Electric Plants in Hawaii
Honolulu 8&9
Location: HI
Operator: Hawaiian Electric Co
Configuration: 1 X 50 MW, 1 X 54 MW
Operation: 1954-1957
Fuel: fuel oil
Boiler supplier: B&W
T/G supplier: WH
EPC: Bechtel
Quick facts: The Leslie Hicks power plant was dedicated in 1955 and named after a HECO President. It was later renamed Honolulu.

Photograph courtesy of Hawaiian Electric Co
Posted 19 Dec 2006

Kahe
Location: HI
Operator: Hawaiian Electric Co
Configuration: 2 X 82 MW, 2  X 90 MW, 2 X 142 MW
Operation: 1963-1981
Fuel: fuel oil
Boiler supplier: B&W, CE
T/G supplier: GE, WH
EPC: Bechtel, Stearns-Roger
Quick facts: This is the largest and most important power station in Hawaii.

Photograph courtesy of Hawaiian Electric Co
Re-posted 19 Dec 2006

Kahului Steam
Location: HI
Operator: Maui Electric Co
Configuration: 2 X 5 MW, 1 X 11.5 MW, 1 X 12.5 MW
Operation: 1948-1966
Fuel: fuel oil
Boiler supplier: CE
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Bechtel
Quick facts: Kahului Harbor is on the south side of Kahului Bay on the north coast of Maui.

Photograph courtesy of Hawaiian Electric Co
Posted 10 Jul 2013

Shipman 3&4
Location: HI
Operator: Hawaii Electric Light Co
Configuration: 1 X 6.8 MW, 1 X 6.7 MW
Operation: 1955-1958
Fuel: fuel oil
Boiler supplier: B&W
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: Shipman on the Big Island was deactivated in 2012 and is to be closed permanenty in 2014.

Photograph courtesy of Hawaiian Electric Co
Posted 10 Jul 2013

Waiau
Location: HI
Operator: Hawaiian Electric Co
Configuration: 2 X 50 MW, 2 X 54 MW, 2 X 82 MW
Operation: 1947-1968
Fuel: fuel oil
Boiler supplier: B&W, CE
T/G supplier: WH
EPC: Bechtel
Quick facts: The first 8-MW unit at Waiau went online in 1938 and an 18-MW set was added in 1940. The plant also has two 51-MW combustion turbines. The plant is in Pearl City and was forced offline by the attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 Dec 1941 when bomb concussions disabled plant auxiliaries. For some time thereafter, plant operators slept at the plant.

Photograph courtesy of Hawaiian Electric Co
Posted 19 Dec 2006

W H Hill
Location: HI
Operator: Hawaii Electric Light Co
Configuration: 1 X 14 MW, 1 X 23 MW
Operation: 1965-1974
Fuel: fuel oil
Boiler supplier: CE
T/G supplier: GE, WH
EPC: Bechtel
Quick facts: Hawaii Electric Light Co was formerly known as Hilo Electric Light.

Photograph courtesy of hawaiitribune-herald.com
Re-posted 4 Jul 2013

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 10-Jul-2013

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