New leadership: Maui Electric Co.’s president will also oversee HELCO as Jay Ignacio retires

  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Jay Ignacio, president of Hawaii Electric Light Co. and Sharon Suzuki, president of Maui Electric Co., stand together Thursday outside of the HELCO office in Hilo.

Hawaiian Electric is appointing one person to lead its Hawaii Island and Maui subsidiaries as the private power utility seeks to consolidate administrative positions.