Hawaiian Electric restores power to majority of Kahului
Update: 11:30 a.m., Thursday, May 18, 2023
Around 7:40 a.m. today, about 595 customers in the Kahului area of Lono Ave. and W. Kauaʻi St. experienced an outage after a semi-truck carrying a garbage truck snagged and pulled down cable and power lines and broke a utility pole in the area.
Hawaiian Electric crews were able to restore a majority of power to affected customers by 8:30 a.m. and are working to bring a remaining 63 customers back online as they make repairs to the downed lines and damaged pole.
The Maui Police Department reports there are electrical and utility lines down in the Kahului area, resulting in power outages and some road closures along Lono Avenue and West Kauaʻi Street.
Areas impacted include:
Lono Avenue at West Kauaʻi
Lono Avenue at Hina
Lono Avenue at West Lānaʻi
West Kauaʻi at Maoli
Original source: https://mauinow.com/2023/05/18/utility-lines-down-in-kahului-result-in-road-closure-power-outages/