Electricity has been restored to the entire island of Kauai, but it took over 6 hours to get get all back up and running. An incident yesterday at the power plant had customers on Kauai without power for quite a while. It seems after a transformer blew out, the area experienced an islandwide power outage Wednesday night.
The Kauai Island Utility Cooperative reported the power restoration about 11:25 p.m., more than six hours after the outage. The outage occurred about 5:15 p.m. A when a transformer blew out and tripped generation units, KIUC said.
There were no reports of injuries and everything seems to be back on track on Kauai now.