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HawaiianTel service outage affecting telecommunications on Hawaii Island (UPDATED)

Hawaiian Telcom officials report that the telephone communication system is currently experiencing difficulties and the disruption may affect the ability to place a call to the 911 system. Hawaiian Telecom technicians are currently troubleshooting the problem this disruption may also affects some cellular telephone services. For persons need an emergency assistance anywhere on the island […]

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Power outage hits 30K customers on Big Island Thursday (June 25)

Hawaii Electric Light reports that customers in various areas around the island experienced a power interruption this morning. An estimated 30,000 customers experienced a power interruption at about 10:20 a.m. when Hawaii Electric Light’s CT-4 unit tripped offline at the Keahole Power Plant. Automated load-shedding, which is necessary to protect the island’s power grid, was […]

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About 1,700 HELCO customers remain powerless Sunday (Jan 4)

About 1,700 customers are currently without service. Today crews will be working in the following areas: Kaloko, Captain Cook, Hōlualoa, Kamuela, Hawi, Āhualoa, Honoka‘a, Kalōpā, Paauilo, Nānāwale, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Volcano, Upper Puna, Hawaiian Ocean View Estates, and Ka‘u.

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High winds brought down trees and branches onto power lines in Waimea causing outages. Photo taken Saturday, January 3, 2015 Photos by Patrick Velis

HELCO crews responding to power outages on the Big Island due to high wind

Hawaii Electric Light Company crews have been responding to various power outages on the Big Island due to the strong winds causing damage to utility lines. Trees, branches and debris have damaged lines.

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Hawaii Electric Light fixes outages caused by winds

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Electric Light Company crews Wednesday night and Thursday morning responded to outages caused by winds gusting over 50 mph. Fallen trees and branches downed poles and lines overnight in various areas, including Hawaiian Ocean View Estates, Hamakua to Pepeekeo, Hilo, Mountain View, and lower Puna. Hawaii Electric Light personnel worked through the […]

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5,309 HELCO customers lose power in Puna and Waiakea Monday (March 25)

Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) has announced that at 11:08 a.m. Monday (March 25), approximately 5,309 customers in the Puna and Waiakea areas experienced a momentary interruption when a transmission line unexpectedly tripped off line. The cause of the interruption is under investigation.

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HELCO to schedule power outage in Honomu tonight (March 20)

Hawaii Electric Light Company advises customers of a power outage affecting all of the Honomu area tonight, Wednesday, March 20, 2013, from 11:00 p.m. to approximately 5:00 a.m. Thursday morning, to allow HELCO personnel to safely perform emergency overhead line repairs.

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High winds lead to power outages, HELCO advises customers as winds continue

High winds impacted HELCO’s system this week, causing trees, branches and other objects to contact power lines. Various areas of the Big Island has been affected, including Waikoloa, Kawaihae, Lalamilo, Ahualoa, Kukuihaele, Papaaloa, Puna, and other locations.

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Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air flights delayed due to internet outage

A Sprint fiber network cable severed in the Seattle area significantly delayed Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air flights today. Sprint provides the airlines with connectivity to SABRE, the system the carriers use for reservations, to check in passengers and to purchase tickets.

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AT&T Wireless has confirmed to Hawaii 24/7 that a large area in Kailua-Kona is without cellphone service. We've had a report of service being out since at least 3 p.m. Thursday (Dec   15). AT&T Wireless reports that they were made aware of the outage at 4:05 p.m.

AT&T has major cellphone outage in Kona Thursday (Dec 15)

AT&T Wireless has confirmed to Hawaii 24/7 that a large area in Kailua-Kona is without cellphone service. We’ve had a report of service being out since at least 3 p.m. Thursday (Dec 15). AT&T Wireless reports that they were made aware of the outage at 4:05 p.m.

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A power outage affecting the Hawi area of North Kohala is scheduled for Wednesday night, November 30, from 11:00 p.m. to approximately 2:00 a.m. Thursday morning.

HELCO recommends unplugging any sensitive equipment prior to the power interruption. If there are any critical medical needs, other arrangements should be made.

Power outage scheduled for Hawi tonight (Nov 30-Dec1)

A power outage affecting the Hawi area of North Kohala is scheduled for Wednesday night, November 30, from 11:00 p.m. to approximately 2:00 a.m. Thursday morning. HELCO recommends unplugging any sensitive equipment prior to the power interruption. If there are any critical medical needs, other arrangements should be made.

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Power will be HELCO announces that power along Kohala Mountain Road, Hawi Road, Kynnersley Road and Akoni Pule Highway (north of the 10 mile marker) will be shut-off from 10 p.m. Thursday (Nov 17) until 5 a.m. Friday (Nov 18). Crews will be making emergency repairs to the Waimea substation at this time.

HELCO schedules power outage for North Kohala tonight (Nov 17-18)

Power will be HELCO announces that power along Kohala Mountain Road, Hawi Road, Kynnersley Road and Akoni Pule Highway (north of the 10 mile marker) will be shut-off from 10 p.m. Thursday (Nov 17) until 5 a.m. Friday (Nov 18). Crews will be making emergency repairs to the Waimea substation at this time.

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Fire, police and HELCO crews responded to Banyan Drive when an explosion blew open a 6x7 foot concrete and metal cover off a manhole. The explosion knocked out power to hotels and businesses in the area.

Banyan Drive explosion from underground electric switch

Fire, police and HELCO crews responded to Banyan Drive when an explosion blew open a 6×7 foot concrete and metal cover off a manhole. The explosion knocked out power to hotels and businesses in the area.

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Gusty winds knocked a tree into a utility line in Nanawale Estates causes a power outage in the area near the intersection of Nanawale Blvd and Centella Circle. Police and utility crews worked on the scene detouring traffic from the road.

Winds knock tree into utility lines in Nanawale Estates

Gusty winds knocked a tree into a utility line in Nanawale Estates causes a power outage in the area near the intersection of Nanawale Blvd and Centella Circle. Police and utility crews worked on the scene detouring traffic from the road.

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