Power outage affects 4,000

LIHUE — Power to about 4,000 Kauai Island Utility Cooperative customers was disrupted briefly Sunday when a generator failed.

KIUC spokesman Jim Kelly said one of the cooperative’s generators tripped offline about 3:30 p.m. Power to most homes was restored by 3:40 p.m, with the exception of one circuit in Lihue, which took until about 4:30 to bring back online.

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