Overnight power outage in Kohala

KOHALA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Power will be shut-off for some Kohala residents overnight as HELCO crews make emergency repairs to the Waimea substation.

HELCO says power along Kohala Mounatina Road, Hawi Road, Kynnersley Road and Akoni Pule Highway (north of the 10 mile marker) will be shut-off from 10 p.m. Thursday until 5 a.m. Friday

HELCO recommends unplugging any sensitive equipment prior to the outage.

Customers dependent on electric powered, life sustaining medical equipment should make necessary arrangements.

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