UPDATE: Power has been restored to all Moloka’i customers as of 8:55 p.m. tonight
Maui Electric Company would like to inform the public that parts of Molokai is experiencing a power outage. Maui Electric is working to identify the cause and restore electrical service as quickly and safely as possible. The report was first received at 6:44 p.m. this evening.
An update will be provided as soon as more information becomes available. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
High winds in the area may be a factor. On Maui high winds are being blamed for downed utility lines along Hana Highway near MM 46. At 5:55 p.m., after an hour of concentrated work, those lines were moved and traffic resumed.