Power outage affects 20,000

LIHUE — A generator trip caused about 20,000 Kauai Island Utility Cooperative customers to lose power briefly Wednesday morning.

KIUC spokesman Jim Kelly said the islandwide 10:15 outage lasted 17 minutes, in part because it took a few minutes to bring the backup generators online.

The utility has not yet determined what caused the generator to trip.

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