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Power Restored to 5,300 After Vehicle Hits Pole in Wailuku

April 29, 2014, 8:41 AM HST
* Updated April 29, 10:54 AM
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Maui Electric Company. Photo by Wendy Osher.

Maui Electric Company. Photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

An estimated 5,300 electric customers in parts of Wailuku and Kahului lost power overnight when a vehicle hit a pole in Wailuku, according to Maui Electric Company Spokesperson Kauʻi Awai-Dickson.

The outage was reported at around 1:40 a.m., with power restored to about 5,100 customers within an hour, representatives said.

The remaining customers were brought back online shortly after 3 a.m., according to the company.

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