Maui News

Wailuku Power Outage Affects 2,000

May 4, 2011, 10:09 AM HST
* Updated May 4, 1:37 PM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio... Article will play after ad...
Playing in :00
A
A
A

By Wendy Osher

File image by Wendy Osher.

(Update: 12:35 a.m. 4/4/11)

Power was restored to the remaining 15 customers on Momi Lane at 12:35 p.m.

(Update: 11:30 a.m. 4/4/11)

An estimated 2,000 Maui Electric Company customers in Wailuku had power restored at around 11 o’clock this morning.  The outage was first reported at around 9:20 a.m. and affected customers on Waiehu Beach Road, Eha Street, Lower Main Street, Hookahi and Waena Street.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

At last report an estimated 15 customers on Momi Lane remained without power.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

MECO crews continued work to repair a downed line and estimated that power would be restored within an hour. The cause of the outage was a failed insulator.

(Update: 10 a.m. 4/4/11)

Crews from Maui Electric Company are investigating a power outage that knocked out electricity to some 2,000 customers in Wailuku this morning.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

At about 9:20 a.m. a power outage occurred affecting parts of Wailuku including Lower Main Street, Waiehu Beach Road, Eha Street, Hookahi Street, Waena Street and lateral areas.

The cause of the outage is currently under investigation.  MECO officials will provide us with an update as soon as more information becomes available.

E-Mail Newsletters Receive daily or weekly updates via e-mail. Subscribe Now
News Alerts Breaking news alerts on your mobile device. Get the App

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Maui Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments