Power Outage Affects Approximately 7,000 Customers

December 20, 2018, 5:38 PM HST
* Updated December 20, 9:48 PM
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Hawai‘i Electric Light Company has confirmed a power outage that hit East Hawai‘i residents on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018.

At 4:26 p.m. one of the generators at Hāmākua Energy Partners tripped, causing the power outage to a little less than 7,000 customers in East Hawai‘i. The power was restored at 4:33 p.m.

If you are still having problems related to this outage, report it to the dispatch line at (808) 969-6666.

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