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Hawaiian Electric troubleshoots power issues on Oahu, Big Isle

Andrew Gomes
COURTESY HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC
                                Sunday’s electrical outage was caused by damage to a main transmission line that brings power across the Koolau Mountains and into the Hawaii Kai/East Hono­lulu area, according to the Hawaiian Electric website. About 4,000 feet of a 46-kilovolt line fell across a second transmission line, taking both lines out of service.
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COURTESY HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC

Sunday’s electrical outage was caused by damage to a main transmission line that brings power across the Koolau Mountains and into the Hawaii Kai/East Hono­lulu area, according to the Hawaiian Electric website. About 4,000 feet of a 46-kilovolt line fell across a second transmission line, taking both lines out of service.