Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. Maintains Dividend

Aug 07, 2013, 07:00 ET from Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc.

HONOLULU, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 6, 2013, the board of directors of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) (HEI) maintained the regular quarterly cash dividend of 31 cents per share, payable September 11, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 21, 2013 (ex-dividend date is August 19, 2013).  The dividend is equivalent to an annual rate of $1.24 per share.

Dividends have been paid continuously since 1901.  At the indicated annual dividend rate and the closing share price on August 6, 2013 of $26.48, HEI's yield was 4.7%.

HEI intends to continue to use its website, www.hei.com, as a means of disclosing material information, as well as other important information.  Such disclosures will be included on HEI's website in the Investor Relations section.  Accordingly, investors should routinely monitor such portions of HEI's website, in addition to following HEI, Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. (HECO) and American Savings Bank, F.S.B. (American) press releases, HEI's and HECO's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings and HEI's public conference calls and webcasts.  Also, at the Investor Relations section of HEI's website, investors may sign up to receive e-mail alerts (based on each investor's selected preferences).  The information on HEI's website is not incorporated by reference in this document or in HEI's and HECO's SEC filings unless, and except to the extent, specifically incorporated by reference.  Investors may also wish to refer to the Public Utilities Commission of the State of Hawaii (PUC) website at dms.puc.hawaii.gov/dms in order to review documents filed with, and issued by, the PUC.  No information on the PUC website is incorporated by reference in this document or in HEI's and HECO's SEC filings.

HEI supplies power to approximately 450,000 customers or 95% of Hawaii's population through its electric utilities, HECO, Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. and Maui Electric Company, Limited and provides a wide array of banking and other financial services to consumers and businesses through American, one of Hawaii's largest financial institutions.


Shelee M.T. Kimura

Manager, Investor Relations &

Telephone: (808) 543-7384

Strategic Planning

E-mail: skimura@hei.com

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