HELCO Announces Scheduled Power Outage for North Hawaii

Hawaii Electric Light Company announces a scheduled power outage that will affect customers in Hawi and Kapaau. This temporary outage is necessary to allow Hawaii Electric Light personnel to safely upgrade equipment at the Hawi Substation to improve system reliability. The outage will be from 11 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11, to 5 a.m. on Thursday, November 12, 2015.

The affected areas are Mahukona along Akoni Pule Highway to Old Mill Stack Road, including Hawi Road Makai and the mauka side of Kahei Houselots, as well as Akoni Pule Highway from Hawi Road to Kapaau Road (see map below).

Hawi NoticeHawaii Electric Light advises affected customers to keep refrigerator and freezer doors closed and unplug sensitive equipment prior to the outages. Customers who depend on medication or life support equipment should make arrangements for a back-up power supply or transportation to a facility outside the affected area.

Hawaii Electric Light regrets any disruption this outage could cause and thanks customers for their patience and understanding. If there are any questions or concerns, please call 969-6666.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I do this to keep the spammers away * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.