POSTED: 09:58 a.m. HST, Sep 26, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 10:00 a.m. HST, Sep 26, 2013
About 2,000 customers were without electricity for about 40 minutes in lower Makiki this morning.
The power outage was reported at 8:05 a.m. and restored by 8:42 a.m., a Hawaiian Electric Co. official said.
The outage was caused by a painting crew that inadvertently damaged HECO's equipment.