Power has been restored to all nearly 19,000 customers in Central Oahu Friday night.
Hawaiian Electric Co. first tweeted about the mass outage at around 7:30 p.m. Power was restored at around 8:30 p.m., according to a tweet at 8:51 p.m.
About 19,000 customers were affected by the outage in portions of Pearlridge, Aiea, Pearl City and Waikele, HECO said.
The preliminary cause of the outages was due to an equipment issue.
8p Pearlridge/Aiea/Pearl City/Waikele outage update: ~19k customers without power in parts of Pearlridge, Aiea, Pearl
City and Waikele. 1st responder investigating. Preliminary cause due to equipment issue. Mahalo for your patience. #OahuOutage
— Hawaiian Electric (@HwnElectric) January 4, 2020