Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Hawaii)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Hawaii

Name Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Ceiling Fan, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount CFL Bulbs: Instant in-store rebates

Heat Pump Water Heater: $200
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $50 for Oahu residents, $25 for neighbor islands
New Refrigerator Purchase: $50
New Refrigerator Purchase (with Trade-in): $125
Clothes Washers: $50
Ceiling Fans: $35
Variable Refrigerant Flow Air Conditioners: $200
Whole House Fans: $75
Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Pool Pump: $150

Equipment Requirements All appliances must be ENERGY STAR rated

See program web site for additional details

Installation Requirements For retrofit only

Program Administrator Hawaii Energy

References DSIRE[1]


As part of its Residential rebate program, Hawaii Energy provides rebates to residences for heat pump water heaters, central air conditioning systems, washers, refrigerators, ceiling fans, CFL light bulbs and equipment maintenance. These rebates are available to residential electric utility ratepayers on Hawaii Island, Lanai, Maui, Molokai and Oahu only. In order to be eligible for this rebate, residents must live in their homes year round and purchase a program approved piece of equipment. Applications must be postmarked no more than sixty days after equipment purchase. Please allow 6 – 8 weeks for processing. Interested customers can view a list of equipment, retailers and program details on the program web site. Contact Hawaii Energy for additional information on these rebates.

Incentive Contact

Department Hawaii Energy Efficiency Program
Address PO Box 2040
Place Honolulu, Hawaii
Zip/Postal Code 96805
Phone (808) 537-5577


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"