Hawaiian Electric to conduct aerial line inspections
Big Island residents and visitors might notice the buzz of a helicopter next week as Hawaiian Electric conducts aerial inspections of transmission lines.
The quarterly inspections of the utility company’s major overhead transmission lines is scheduled for 7:30-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, Oct. 17-20, islandwide. The inspections are meant to help Hawaiian Electric improve system reliability.
Inspections will be conducted in a Manuiwa Airways helicopter. The aircraft will be required to fly low and slow which could cause some noise disturbances.
Exact times and routes will depend on weather conditions.
For questions or to express concerns, call 808-969-6666.