Power Restored to 15,000 in Kīhei and WaileaMay 9, 2014, 7:43 PM HST · Updated May 9, 9:30 PM 0 Comments
By Wendy Osher
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 says power restoration began 10 minutes later, and all affected customers were brought back online by 2:14 p.m.
Maui Electric crews are in the process of inspecting electrical lines and equipment in the area to identify the cause of the outage, said Maui Electric Company spokesperson Kauʻi Awai-Dickson.
The company apologized for the inconvenience caused by the interruption and thanked the affected public for their understanding and patience.