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Kauai utility restores power after islandwide outage

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KAUAI ISLAND UTILITY COOPERATIVE

Electrical outage map

UPDATE: 3 p.m.

All Kauai power customers were restored by 1:36 p.m., the company said.

1:20 p.m.

Kauaʿi Island Utility Cooperative said that as of 1 p.m. service had been restored to about half its utility members.

“We are restoring more members as we bring additional generating units on-line at Port Allen,” the cooperative said in a news release.

PREVIOUS COVERAGE

There is an islandwide power outage on Kauai due to a technical problem at the island’s utility cooperative.

“KIUC is experiencing an island wide power outage due to a trip at our Kapaia Power Station,” a Kauaʿi Island Utility Cooperative spokeswoman said in a news release before 12:30 p.m. “We anticipate it could be two hours before all members are restored.”

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