Generating unit trips Lanai power outage
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.