Who turned out the lights?! Sadly, there are several reasons why you might experience an electrical outage or other issue in the home. When you do, it’s important to understand the process of obtaining a quote from a qualified electrician, and how to go about resolving the issue as fast as possible. Today, WikiWiki will…

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What a great question! You likely already know that electricity is what powers your home, your office, and just about everything else in the modern world today (thanks, Edison). But where does electricity itself actually come from, and how is it made?  Recall from your high school science class that the center of an atom…

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Aloha! Today, WikiWiki Solar and Electric would like to share the top 5 most common electrical problems that are lurking in your home, along with a few thoughts on how best to address these problems before they grow into a possible emergency for you and your loved ones:  Short Circuits There are some appliances and…

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Emergencies, by definition, are a dangerous situation that require immediate action. Electrical emergencies are no exception, and pose a serious risk to your health and safety. We’d like to share a few strategies and suggestions to help you navigate an electrical emergency should anything happen, and to help you be better equipped to respond in…

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Everybody likes saving money, right? Of course they do! This week, WikiWiki Solar and Electric is here to give you a few tips on how to give your home an energy audit and makeover so that you can get the most out of your electricity, and to cut down on potential waste to maximize your…

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So maybe you’ve been looking to finally make the switch to solar power, or have just been curious about how much power it takes to run the average home here on Maui. It’s a good question to ask, particularly when we consider that Hawaii has some of the highest costs for energy in the nation,…

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Pets are very important members of our ‘Ohana, filling our hearts with joy at the sight of their antics and being on the receiving end of their affections. Many of us don’t realize that our pets can also become entangled in the electrical cords that are strewn about every modern house, or possibly become injured…

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Welcome back! Today WikiWiki would like to talk a little story about the hidden dangers of electric shocks in the water. Electrical dangers in and around your pool may not be the first thing that comes to mind when considering safety, but the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the American Red Cross have…

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Aloha! As always, it’s an extremely exciting time in the world of renewable energy: recently, Ford officially announced the F-150 Lightning, one of the world’s first commercially available, electric-based pickup trucks on the market. The Lightning will sport a range of up to three hundred miles per charge, along with 10,000 pounds of total towing…

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