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Lightning strike knocks out power to Molokai customers

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Electrical power was restored to the majority of 560 customers on the western end of Molokai by 7 this morning following a lightning strike early this morning.

Kaui Awai-Dickson, Maui Electric spokeswoman, said 560 customers on Molokai’s west side lost power just after midnight after lightning struck one of its facilities in Maunaloa.

Power was restored by 5:20 a.m., and by 7 a.m., all but one west end Molokai customer had electrical power.

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