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Power restored after temporary outage on Big Island

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island residents have their power back on after a brief outage Saturday night.  Hawaii Electric Light Company officials say generators tripped off-line, forcing officials to turn off power to protect the rest of the system.  About 63,000 residents lost power at 8:37 p.m.  All customers were restored at 9:37 p.m.  It is not known what caused the generators to trip.  An investigation is ongoing.

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