HONOLULU (KHON2) — Nearly 3,000 customers were without power Friday afternoon in the Aina Haina area, according to the Hawaiian Electric Company.
HECO announced the outage just before 1 p.m.
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At 3:30 p.m., HECO reported that approximately 40 customers remain without power. Crews are out in the field completing repairs.
Though there was a brush fire also reported in the area, HECO said it was not related to the outage. A spokesperson for the company said it’s due to equipment issues.
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Police were also directing traffic in areas where the traffic lights were out.