3,450 Lose Power in N. Kīhei Outage

August 5, 2017, 6:33 PM HST · Updated August 6, 5:40 AM
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Around 5:10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 5, about 3,450 customers in the Māʻalaea and North Kīhei area experienced a power outage.

Power restored. File photo/graphics by Wendy Osher / Maui Now.

A majority of customers were restored by 6:35 a.m., with approximately 20 remaining customers brought back online by 7:25 a.m.

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Some earlier reports indicated a vehicle pole accident, however crews were investigating the cause, according to Maui Electric Director of Communications, Shayna Decker.

A separate power outage was also reported on Saturday evening in Haʻikū, with power restored to all affected customers by around 6:30 p.m.

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