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Molokai Power Outage

Maui Electric News Release

At 9:40 a.m. this morning, Molokai experienced an island-wide power outage affecting approximately 3,200 customers. At this time, power to the majority of our customers on Molokai has been restored.

Parts of Kaunakakai were brought back on-line at 11:38 a.m. and Hoolehua, including the Airport, was restored to power at 11:43 a.m. Customers on Molokai’s west end were restored shortly thereafter at 11:51 a.m. and the Kualapuu area was brought back on-line at 12:03 p.m. Remaining customers in Kaunakakai were restored at 12:18 p.m.

At this time, customers on Molokai’s east end remain without power. Maui Electric crews are working hard to bring these customers back on-line as quickly and safely as possible. Details regarding the cause of the outage are still being investigated. An update will be provided as soon as more information becomes available.

Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience this situation has caused for our customers on Molokai.


One Response to “Molokai Power Outage”

  1. Howard Schwenk says:

    Any idea from Maui Electric on what happened to cause such a large outage. This must have been at the power plant, for they had to sectionalize their restoration.

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