Power restored to over 1,800 people affected by outage in Pearl City

Power restored to over 1,800 people affected by outage in Pearl City

PEARL CITY, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Power was restored to all 1,800 people who lost power in a massive outage on Tuesday afternoon

The outage began at 4:18 p.m. on Tuesday, affecting 1,898 Hawaiian Electric customers in the area. HECO sent crews around 5 p.m. to determine the cause of the outage and make necessary repairs.

Power was restored in waves, with the last group of several hundred Pearl City residents getting power restored a little after 8:30 p.m.

Officials say they still don't know what may have caused the outage.

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