Hundreds Of Homes Without Power On Oahu

(Oahu, HI) -- Thousands of folks are without power on Oahu. The outages were reported just before ten this morning in several areas including Kaneohe, Waipahu and Mililani. The Hawaiian Electric Company says more than five-thousand homes and businesses are being affected by the outage. They say the power failure is due to a generating system that tripped offline. Another power outage was reported just before eight this morning in Kaaawa.