Cable blamed for outage

  • Photo from KIUC news release

    Damaged cable: A damaged cable caused the fault that led to the island wide outage on Sunday, July 21.

  • Photo from KIUC news release

    Worker inspection: Workers at the Kapaia Power Station inspect damage from Sunday’s trip event.

LIHUE — Islandwide power outages that started Sunday afternoon were caused by a frayed cable in the main generator at a Kauai Island Utility Cooperative facility.