Power line inspections set

Maui Electric Co. will conduct routine aerial power line inspections throughout Maui County, weather permitting, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday and March 26, according to an announcement.

On Thursday, inspections using helicopters will be done from Maalaea to Wailea and Maalaea to Napili, the announcement said. On Friday, lines from Kahului to Hana and Haleakala to Puunene will be inspected, and on March 26, lines will be viewed on Lanai and Molokai.

Weather conditions may change dates and locations. Routine aerial inspections of Maui Electric’s equipment, including electrical lines, poles and substations, are necessary to maintain stable and reliable electrical service for Maui County residents and visitors, MECO officials said.

For more information, call 871-8461 on Maui or (877) 871-8461, toll free, on Lanai and Molokai.