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HELCO's Hill power plant in Hilo. Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Power plants in Hilo and Kona trip offline plunging 28K customers into darkness Thursday night

Hawai‘i Electric Light reports that customers in various areas of Hawai‘i Island experienced a power interruption last night. An estimated 24,000 customers (about 28 percent) experienced a power interruption at 7:43 p.m. when generating units at Hawai‘i Electric Light’s Hill Plant and Keahole Plant tripped offline unexpectedly. Automated load shedding operated properly while alternate generation […]

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HELCO reports power outages due to the earthquakes on Hawaii Island

At around 12:30 p.m. Friday (May 4) about 14,000 customers in Hilo, Kaumana, and pockets in Puna lost power due to the strong earthquake. Currently, about half of the customers have been restored and about 6,300 remain without power. Hawaii Electric Light Company crews are working to restore power.

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Power outages hit Kailua-Kona Saturday (Dec 3)

Saturday morning (Dec 3) Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) reported about 320 customers without power from the Kailua-Kona industrial area to the Crossroads Center along with 1,450 customers without power from Kaiwi Road to Lunapule Road.

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Scheduled power outage in North Kohala November 3-4, 2016

Hawai‘i Electric Light Company announces a scheduled power outage that will affect customers in North Kohala. The outage will be from 10 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, to 5 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016.

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Power outage hits upper Puna Wednesday night (Oct 12)

Hawaii Electric Light Company reports about 2,937 customers are without power in the area between Keaau and Pzyck Road in upper Puna. A resident in Glenwood said to Hawaii 24/7 that his power was out above Pzyck Road. UPDATE: Hawaii Electric Light Company reports at 9:20 p.m. that power has been restored to all customers […]

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HELCO restores power to customers in Paauilo-Mauka, warns customers about phone scams

Hawai‘i Electric Light has restored electric service to the remaining 20 customers in Paauilo-Mauka who were affected by high winds from Tropical Storm Madeline. Crews have been working since Wednesday to repair damage to utility poles and power lines caused primarily by fallen trees and branches.

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