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Pe‘ahi Repairs Complete, 35 Pocket Outages Continue in Upcountry and Kanaio

December 9, 2021, 6:53 AM HST
* Updated December 9, 12:15 PM
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35 Pocket Outage Remain in Upcountry and Kanaio

Update: 12:08 p.m., Dec. 9, 2021

Crews continue to respond to about 35 individual pocket storm-related outages remaining in the Upcountry and Kanaio area today. The Haleakalā summit area will remain without power for an extended period of time.

Crews have completed emergency repairs to a pole that was damaged during the recent storm. About 1,900 customers from Peʻahi to East Maui were without electricity while the repairs were made, but all were restored by 3 a.m.

Pe‘ahi Repairs Complete, Pocket Outages Continue

Update: 6:30 a.m., Dec. 9, 2021

Hawaiian Electric Company on Maui reports that all affected customers in Haʻikū and Peʻahi have had power restored after crews completed emergency repairs to a damaged pole in the Peʻahi to East Maui and Haʻikū area overnight.

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Service was interrupted so crews could safely make the urgent repairs in the Peʻahi area.

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Yesterday’s Kahului outage due to a downed pole has been restored. The cause of the downed pole is currently being assessed.

Crews continue to respond to a few individual pocket storm-related outages remaining in the Upcountry and Kanaio area today.

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