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Leaning Utility Pole Cuts Power to 3,000 in Kona

May 3, 2013, 10:07 AM HST
* Updated May 3, 10:08 AM
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Nearly 3,000 customers of Hawaii Electric Light Co. in the Kahalu`u area of Kona lost power briefly this morning as a result of a leaning utility pole.

HELCO spokesman Roger Keller said the outage occurred at 9:01 a.m.

A crew was dispatched to make repairs to the pole on Ali`i Drive and power was restored to all 2,950 customers by 9:22 a.m.

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