Vehicle Accident Knocks Down Power Poles in Honokōwai, Maui
Update (9:21 p.m. 5.15.19): Maui Electric crews are working into the evening to restore power to about 100 remaining customers in the Honokōwai area after a vehicle downed multiple poles along Lower Honoapiʻilani between Honokōwai Village and Honokōwai Beach Park around 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday.
Previous Post: A vehicle accident involving downed power poles on Wednesday afternoon forced the closure of Lower Honoapiʻilani in the West Maui area of Honokōwai.
Maui police issued the road closure notification at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
The accident site is located on Lower Honoapiʻilani Highway between Honokōwai Villa and Honokōwai Beach Park.
The area is closed until further notice. Area residents say they have been without power for several hours now.