Portion of Mapunapuna road closed following downed power lines

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- A portion of a Mapunapuna roadway is closed after a series of power lines fell Monday morning.

The incident happened just before 4 a.m. on Kilihau and Ahua Streets, past Kakoi Street.

Hawaiian Electric Company crews are on the scene and evaluating the situation.

According to HECO, customers were transferred over to backup power lines.

No word yet on when the roadway will reopen.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.

Copyright 2011 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.