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Winds knock tree into utility lines in Nanawale Estates

A HELCO crew works to repair a downed utility line on Nanawale Blvd Thursday morning. (Photos by Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com)

A HELCO crew works to repair a downed utility line on Nanawale Blvd Thursday morning. (Photos by Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com)

Gusty winds knocked a tree into a utility line in Nanawale Estates causes a power outage in the area near the intersection of Nanawale Blvd and Centella Circle. Police and utility crews worked on the scene detouring traffic from the road.

Utility lines down across Nanawale Blvd as winds pushed a tree down upon them.

Utility lines down across Nanawale Blvd as winds pushed a tree down upon them.

The tree which fell upon utility lines in Nanawale Estates.

The tree which fell upon utility lines in Nanawale Estates.


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The National Weather Service has issued high wind advisories for the Big Island and a high wind warning for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. West winds across the summits of the Big Island will be 40-55 mph with gusts up to 75 mph. The wind is due to a strong cold front approaching from the northwest. Small craft advisories have been posted for the waters around Hawaii due to large northwest swells.

2 Responses to “Winds knock tree into utility lines in Nanawale Estates”

  1. parv says:

    I appreciate for including a portion of the map which otherwise could have been done without, even though I neither live nor drive anywhere near.

  2. parv says:

    Sorry, please substitute ” … appreciate for including …” with “… appreciate inclusion of …”.

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