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The ex-wife of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl learning to use an Uzi said Friday that her family plans to write the child a letter to comfort her.More >>
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PUNA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -
About 5,000 customers in the lower Puna area are without power due to gusty winds and downed trees, according to Roger Keller with HELCO on the Big Island.
The outage includes the Volcano area, Glenwood, Kalapana, Nanawale Estate and Panaewa.
Crews are on scene working as quickly as they can to restore power, but HELCO officials say the safety of their employees and customers is their top priority. Power will be restored as soon as possible without jeopardizing the safety of employees.
For the very latest emergency updates, follow Hawaii News Now's live weather blog here.