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Pocket Outages Restored, 12 Maui Customers Without Electricity

August 27, 2018, 3:18 PM HST
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Maui Electric West Maui Hurricane Lane response.

Maui Electric crews have restored most pocket outages in the Upcountry area on Maui last night, and are working to bring 12 remaining customers back online. Major repairs

to damaged transmission lines in West Maui are also continuing this week.

In Ha‘ikū, crews are working today on repairing a downed pole and lines in Waikina Loop. Assessments are also being made to restore 4 customers in Pu‘u Way that lost power when a culvert collapsed in the area.

In West Maui, while all customers in the area were restored yesterday, repairs will continue into the week on two of the three damaged transmission lines to ensure the resiliency of the electrical system.

Should customers experience any outages or encounter downed power lines, please report them to Maui Electric’s trouble line at 871-7777 on Maui or toll-free for Lānaʻi or Molokaʻi at 1-877-871-8461.

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