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Wākea Avenue. Crews respond to blown transformer.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
Electrical Equipment Fire Knocks out Power to 11,000 in Central Maui
October 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Featured, Maui News
 

The initial cause of the power outage was a problem with electrical equipment located near Maui Electric Company’s Kahului Baseyard on Wākea Avenue.


Iselle Storm Damage - Maui. Trees down in Ulupalakua 4:30 p.m. 8/8/14. Photo by Seth Welcker.
MECO UPDATES: Power Restored to Remaining Customers after Iselle
August 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The remaining 39 customers in Olinda and Piʻiholo were brought back online by 6:15 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10.


Rainy conditions at the Baldwin Avenue/Hāna Hwy intersection. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Electric Responds to Storm Related Outages
July 20th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The largest outage was reported in the Haʻikū area at around 7:15 a.m. on Sunday, July 20, when a tree fell and broke a pole on West Kuiaha Road. It affected an estimated 1,322 customers.


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.
Power Restored to 15,000 in Kīhei and Wailea
May 9th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

An estimated 15,000 electrical customers in Kīhei and Wailea lost power at around 1:39 p.m. on Friday, May 9, 2014.


Maui Electric Company. Photo by Wendy Osher.
RESTORED: 2,200 Lose Power with Downed Lines, Trees
March 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

An estimated 1,400 electric customers on the East end of Molokaʻi, and 800 customers in parts of Makawao and Olinda on Maui were without power for several hours on Saturday, March 15, 2014.


Kahului power outage. Police direct traffic while MECO crews repair lines that were downed early Friday morning, 6/7/13. Photo by Wendy Osher.
BRIEF: Bird Blamed for Power Outage to 1,300 in Kahului
February 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

A bird is to blame for a power outage that affected an estimated 1,300 customers in Kahului on Saturday morning, Feb. 22, 2014.


Pāʻia, photo by Wendy Osher.
Traffic Accident Knocks Out Power to 450 Pāʻia Customers
February 19th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

An estimated 450 electric customers lost power in parts of Pāʻia early Wednesday morning following a car crash that sheared a utility pole guy wire.


Power lines, file photo by Wendy Osher.
Downed Tree Knocks Out Power to 6,700 in Haiʻkū
February 1st, 2014 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

An estimated 6,700 customers lost power shortly after 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, when a tree brought power lines down on Haiʻkū Road near the Baldwin Estate, according to Maui Electric Company.


File photo by Wendy Osher.
Downed Tree Knocks Out Power to 6,394 in East Maui
January 29th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

A power outage affecting an estimated 6,394 customers in parts of Maui from Makawao to Hāna, was caused by a downed tree in electrical lines, according to Maui Electric Company.


Power lines, file photo by Wendy Osher.
Wind Blamed for Nāpili Power Outage
January 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Wind is being blamed for a power outage that affected an estimated 1,300 customers in the Nāpili area of West Maui. The outage resulted when high winds blew branches into power lines.


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