Into the woods: Reducing outages in our forested communities

by Shayna Decker | June 26, 2019

The Olinda area boasts popular walking trails lined with towering trees.
Maui Electric crews clearing trees before they can remove the damaged poles and lines from the area.
Maui Electric crews inspect the spacers before installation in the Olinda area.
Watch this video to learn about the Hendrix Aerial Cable System and how it can reduce outages.
A Maui Electric lineman is harnessed to a heavy gauge support wire to install the cable spacers.
With safety as a top priority, crew members assist on the ground as another lineman is perched 45-feet in the air to install the spacers.

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