Power restored on Molokai

Power has been restored on Molokai after an islandwide outage Wednesday morning, Maui Electric Co. officials said.

At 9:40 a.m., approximately 3,200 people lost power until areas of Kaunakakai were brought back online at 11:38 a.m. and areas of Hoolehua – including Molokai Airport – were restored five minutes later, said spokeswoman Kaui Awai-Dickson.

West Molokai and the Kualapuu area received power around noon, with all customers, including east Molokai, restored at 12:37 p.m., she said.

Company officials are investigating the cause of the outage.