***Updated at 9:17 a.m.***
Maui Electric Company officials say that service to customers in Wailuku, Wiaehu, and Waihee areas has been restored.
The outage was the result of a heavy construction equipment operator making contact and brining down a portion of overhead lines in Wailuku.
Maui Electric Company announced just after 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday that customers in the Wailuku, Waiehu, and Waihee areas are experiencing a power outage.
Official with Maui Electric say crews are working to identify the cause and restore electrical service as quickly and safely as possible.
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