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Nov 11, 2022

Total Lunar Eclipse: 4K Live Stream of the Sky from Subaru Telescope | Topics & Announcements | Subaru Telescope

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Nov 3, 2022

Pana?ewa Rainforest Zoo in Hilo closed because of power outage : Big Island Now Search Search Play Chevron Forward Arrow Up Facebook YouTube Twitter Instagram

Those planning to visit a zoo in Hilo today unfortunately will have to reschedule their trip.

Oct 15, 2022

Over 2440 customers are without power in Makaha Open Navigation Close Navigation

The Hawaiian Electric Company reported an outage in the Makaha area on Sunday morning.

Sep 11, 2022

HECO: Thousands without power in Aina Haina Open Navigation Close Navigation

Nearly 3,000 customers were without power Friday afternoon in the Aina Haina area, according to the Hawaiian Electric Company.

Sep 2, 2022

Big Island Customers Heed Request to Limit Use of Electricity, Preventing Need For Rolling Outages : Big Island Now Search Search Play Chevron Forward Arrow Up Facebook YouTube Twitter Instagram

So far, so good. That's the word from Hawaiian Electric as it continues to ask Big Island electricity customers to reduce their electricity use, especially in the early evening hours.

Aug 31, 2022

Car crash into pole left 530 customers without power in Aiea Open Navigation Close Navigation

According to the Honolulu Police Department, Wilikio Street will be closed all night due to electrical work.

Aug 24, 2022

Schofield Barracks calls on HECO to help with power outages Open Navigation Close Navigation

USAG Hawaii said the outage needs to happen to allow Hawaiian Electric Company to execute a tie-in to connect circuits from the Menoher substation to another on-post substation.

Aug 12, 2022

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Power Outage FAQs

What is Power Outage?

Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

What Causes Power Outages?

  • Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.

What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?

  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
  • Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
  • Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
  • Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.

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Hilo, Hawaii

City Hilo
County Hawaii
State Hawaii (HI)
Country United States
Zip Codes 96720, 96721

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