As of 9:30 a.m., Maui Electric has restored power to 7,958 Maui customers who lost service due to gusty storm winds. The strong winds brought down trees and debris in electrical lines in areas throughout Maui County, including South Maui, Central Maui, Upcountry, Paia, Haiku, East Maui and Molokai. About 3,460 customers remain without power in pockets of Kahului, Wailuku, Makawao, Pukalani, Kula, Paia, Haiku, East Maui and Moloka‘i as response crews continue to work on repairing and replacing damaged electrical equipment.
Please report any outages, and/or downed power lines and poles, to our 24-7 Trouble Lines: Maui: 871-7777 and Molokai and Lanai: 1-877-871-8461.
“Thank you to our customers for their patience and understanding as our crews work to restore power to everyone as safely and quickly as possible,” said Sharon Suzuki, president of Maui Electric.