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System Work to Cause Power Outage in Hawi

November 4, 2015, 1:59 PM HST
* Updated November 4, 7:01 PM
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System reliability work at Hawai’i Electric Light’s Hawi Substation will cause a temporary outage in the area overnight on Wednesday, Nov. 11 from 11 p.m. through 5 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12.

The scheduled power outage will affect individuals from Hawi to Kapa’au, including Mahukona, along Akoni Pule Highway to Old Mill Stack Road, Hawi Road Makai and the mauka side of Kahei Houselots, and Akoni Pule Highway from Hawi Road to Kapa’au Road.

According to Hawai’i Electric Light, the outages are necessary to allow personnel to safely upgrade equipment at the substation.

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