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Maui Electric Company offices in Kahului. Photo by Wendy Osher.
3,200 Customers Affected by Molokaʻi Power Outage
May 15th, 2013 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The outage was first reported at 9:40 a.m., and power was restored to all remaining customers by 12:37 p.m., company officials said.


MECO file photo by Wendy Osher.
UPDATE: Pole Fire Caused Island-Wide Molokai Power Outage
October 8th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Officials at Maui Electric Company say an island wide power outage on Molokai was caused by a pole top fire at the Pala’au Substation.


Maui Electric Company offices in Kahului. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Molokai Experiences Island-Wide Power Outage
October 8th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui News
 

The nearly seven hour island-wide outage started at around 11:36 last night, after a pole fire near the island’s power plant.


Maui police directing traffic at the Hana Highway, Dairy Road intersection.  Photo by Madeline Ziecker.
Winds Knock Out Power Along Hana Highway
February 7th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Featured, Maui News
 

Shortly before noon today high winds knocked down a tree that brought down two electrical lines on Hana Highway near Kanaha Pond Sanctuary. Power was restored by 1:40 p.m.


Two generating units at the Maalaea Power Plant tripped off line at around 1:37 p.m. on 3/1/12 prompting calls for water conservation.  MECO Maalaea Power Plant, file photo by Wendy Osher.
MECO Maalaea Generating Unit Trips Offline
January 26th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (3) · Featured, Maui News
 

Brief outages were reported in parts of Lahaina, Waiehu and Upcountry Maui, after a large diesel generating unit at the Maui Electric Company Maalaea Power Plant tripped offline.


MECO power lines.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
Fallen Tree Branch Culprit of Waihee Power Outage
November 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

An early morning power outage in Central Maui is being attributed to a large tree branch that fell onto power lines in Wailuku. The incident was reported at around 1:17 a.m. and cut off electric power to customers in parts of Wailuku Heights, Wailuku Town, and Waiehu to Kahakuloa.


Maui Electric Company offices in Kahului. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Power Restored to 3,000 MECO Customers
April 4th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Power was restored to some 3,000 electric customers in Central Maui this afternoon.


File image by Wendy Osher.
10,000 Customers Affected by Morning Outages, Feb. 2, 2011
February 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

For the second time this week, a unit at the Maalaea Power Plant tripped offline, causing a load shed sequence


File image by Wendy Osher.
Temporary Outage caused by tripped unit at Maalaea
January 31st, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Several areas of Maui experienced temporary power outages this afternoon when a generating unit at the Maalaea Power Plant tripped offline.


MECO power lines.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
Waiehu Outage Likely Caused by Accumulated Moisture
January 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Power outages reported in Wailuku and Waiehu last night were likely caused by an accumulation of moisture on electrical equipment.


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