Part of Alewa Drive reopened after repairs to low-hanging wires

Published On: Feb 22 2013 04:45:00 AM HST

Honolulu police say part of Alewa Drive was closed Friday morning due to low-hanging wires.

HONOLULU -

Honolulu police say the 1500 block of Alewa Drive was reopened Friday afternoon after there were repairs made to low-hanging wires.

Hawaii Electric Company and Hawaiian Telcom crews responded to the scene at around 6 a.m.  The reoad was reopened by 1 p.m.

About 1,200 customers are without power in this area, according to HECO.  Power was restored by 10:45 a.m.

HECO also says 250 customers were without power in Waihee in Windward Oahu at around 8 a.m.  Reports of lightning strikes on wires.  Power was restored by 9:45 a.m.

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