Thousands of Hilo customers temporarily lose power after independent power producer goes offline

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Hawaiian Electric reported that approximately 11,356 customers were without power in parts of Hilo due to an independent power producer going offline temporarily.

HECO reported the outage at around 1:40 p.m. Tuesday, June 22.

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The independent power producer that went offline is Hamakua Energy Partners. Crews are responding.

At 1:45 p.m. HECO reported that power was restored to all customers.

To report an outage on the Big Island, call 808-969-6666.

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