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Lānaʻi Power RESTORED: 6:20 p.m. April 18, 2013

April 18, 2013, 6:08 PM HST
* Updated April 18, 6:40 PM
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Maui Electric Company offices in Kahului. Photo by Wendy Osher.

Maui Electric Company. Photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

(Update: 6:20 p.m. 4/18/13)

Maui Electric Company reports that power has since been restored to affected customers on the island of Lānaʻi.

(Posted: 5:55 p.m. 4/18/13)

Maui Electric Company has confirmed a power outage on Lānaʻi at around 5:55 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2013.

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MECO released information this evening saying the following areas are affected:

  • Lānaʻi Co Wells 1,3,9, & 15, Harmer repeater tower, and Lānaʻi Well’s #2 & #4,
  • Areas bounded by Ilima Street, Koa Drive, 11th Street, 12th Street, 13th Street, Lalakoa Subdivision, and laterals,
  • Areas bounded by Fraser Avenue, 6th Street, Waialua Housing, Lānaʻi High School, and laterals,
  • Areas bounded by Fraser Avenue, Lānaʻi Ave., 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 9th Street, and laterals,
  • Areas bounded by Keomoku Highway, Kauna’oa Drive, Koele Resort, Wailua Townhouses, Maunalei, and laterals,
  • Areas bounded by Manele Road, Hulupo’e Road, Manele Bay Hotel, Manele Resort, and laterals.
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MECO officials say they are working to identify the cause and restore electrical service as quickly and safely as possible.

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