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Power restored to affected customers on Lanai

Lanai (Hawaii News Now) - Most of the island of Lanai lost power Thursday morning, according to the Maui Electric Company.

A Maui Electric official said nearly 1,720 customers lost power at about 3:15 a.m. when a generator tripped offline. Crews managed to restore power to pockets of the island at around 3:45, and by 6 a.m., power was restored to all remaining customers. 

Maui Electric is investigating the initial cause of the generator malfunction.


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