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Two were taken to the hospital, and one was treated at the scene.
Nearly 3,000 customers were without power Friday afternoon in the Aina Haina area, according to the Hawaiian Electric Company.
Power is scheduled to start no later than 4 p.m. on both days, but full restoration may not be complete until 6 p.m.
According to the Honolulu Police Department, Wilikio Street will be closed all night due to electrical work.
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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Maui’s biggest power outage in recent history knocked out electricity for most of the island, shuttering schools and leaving residents, workers and businesses looking for answers. The last to get their power restored came right around 2 p.m. today, and the cause we found out — a substation short circuit — which […]
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.
U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii is asking residents and businesses at Schofield Barracks to reduce electrical load during peak hours after one of two transformers failed.
Power was restored to most customers around 9:20 a.m.
The U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii and Hawaiian Electric is planning a scheduled power outage on Schofield Barracks on Tuesday, June 28, at around 8 a.m.
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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.