“More than 12,000 Without Electricity”
According to PowerOutage.us, as of 11:00 AM local time in Hawaii (22:00 BST), around 12,700 people are without electricity.
During a recent press conference, officials also mentioned that thousands of people on the Maui island were experiencing cell phone connectivity.”
Customers of Hawaiian Airlines can now receive refunds. The airline has informed its customers that they can get their money back for flights or change their travel plans “penalty-free.”
Keeping in mind this information, officials have encouraged non-essential travel, and the company states that it has implemented travel flexibility.