Thousands on Maui, Big Island without electricity
Hawaii Electric Light Co. estimated that at the peak of the storm, 6,300 customers on the Big Island were without power. HELCO serves 82,000 customers.
Tropical Storm "Flossie" did manage to knock out power and internet service to many portions of Pahoa, Mt. View, and Volcano Village. HELCO crews are busy removing broken tree limbs and restoring power to affected areas. Aloha, Russ.
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