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Volcano Information Notice for November 19th, 2020

Hawaiian Electric (HECO) - Hawaii Island announces a planned outage is scheduled for Thursday night (November 19th) for parts of Volcano and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (HVNP).

Published by: HIRSC - Hawaii Island (Holualoa) Team


Hawaiian Electric (HECO) - Hawaii Island announces that crews will be performing maintenance and upgrades to electrical equipment and in order to perform the work safely, an outage is planned from 10:00 pm, Thursday, November 19th till 6:00 am Friday, November 20th.

The outage will affect residents in the following areas (Map of the affected area above):

  • Highway 11 between Namakanipaio Campgrounds to the 30-mile marker.

  • Residents along and surrounding Pi'imauna Drive (Area of Volcano Country Club including a Volcano Winery)

  • Kilauea Military Camp (KMC) in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (HVNP)

HECO recommends the following to residents in the affected area:

  • Keep freezers and refrigerators closed.

  • Use a generator, but ONLY outdoors and away from windows.

  • Do not use a gas stove and ovens to heat your home.

  • Disconnect appliances and electronics to avoid damage from electrical surges.

  • Have alternate plans for refrigerating medicines or using power-dependent medical devices.

HECO regrets any disruption the outage could cause and thanks residents in the affected area for thei