Palm frond zaps power

About 930 customers in the Wailea area lost power for about a half-hour Thursday morning when tree trimmers accidentally dropped a coconut frond on overhead lines, Maui Electric Co. said.

The incident occurred at about 10:15 a.m. along South Kihei Road, said MECO spokeswoman Shayna Decker. Power was restored to all customers at 10:45 p.m.

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