Gen­er­at­ing unit trips Lanai power out­age

The Maui News - - COUNTY -

A gen­er­at­ing unit at the Lanai Miki Basin tripped off­line, trig­ger­ing a power out­age for more than 1,500 cus­tomers in Lanai City on Mon­day morn­ing, ac­cord­ing to Shayna Decker, spokes­woman for Maui Elec­tric Co.

The out­age hap­pened at 3:38 a.m. and af­fected 1,537 cus­tomers, she said. All cus­tomers had power re­stored by 4:31 a.m.

Crews were in­ves­ti­gat­ing what caused the gen­er­a­tor to trip off­line, she said.

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