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RESTORED: Kahului Airport Area Temporary Power Outage

February 26, 2013, 3:25 PM HST
* Updated February 26, 3:32 PM
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Aerial approach to Kahului Airport. File photo by Wendy Osher.

Aerial approach to Kahului Airport. File photo by Wendy Osher.

(3:31 p.m. 2/26/13)

Electrical service has been restored to customers in the Kahului airport area as of 3:25 p.m. MECO officials apologized for any inconvenience this situation may have caused and thanked customers for their patience and understanding.

(Update: 2:56 p.m. 2/26/13)

The outage began at 2:07 p.m. and the cause of the outage is still under investigation. Customers affected include the airport and nearby businesses including the rental car companies, Courtyard Marriott and K-Mart. Costco was not affected. As of 2:34 p.m., all customers were restored with the exception of the rental companies located just outside the airport.

(Posted: 2:32 p.m. 2/26/13)

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At 2:21 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, Maui Electric Company confirmed a power outage in the airport area bounded by Keolani Pl. & laterals. MECO crews are working to identify the cause and restore electrical service as quickly and safely as possible.

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