April 23, 2024 3:09 pm
Drone Technology Used for Hawaiian Electric Aerial Inspections in Kāʻanapali Area on April 3: Maui Now

Hawaiian Electric is set to begin utilizing drones for aerial inspections of its infrastructure in the Kāʻanapali, West Maui area on April 3, 2024. The company will operate the unmanned aircraft from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., as long as weather permits.

The use of drones for aerial inspections provides an efficient and effective way for Hawaiian Electric to monitor its infrastructure in the Kāʻanapali, West Maui area. By utilizing this technology, the company can accurately assess any potential issues or maintenance needs with their infrastructure, ensuring the safety and reliability of their services for their customers.

Hawaiian Electric has implemented safety, training, operating, and privacy procedures to ensure that the drones are operated with the utmost safety for the public and crews during the inspection. The company assures that their Hawaiian Electric Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) program is compliant with all Federal Aviation Administration regulations.

Overall, this new initiative by Hawaiian Electric is a positive step towards improving customer service and maintaining reliable energy services in the Kāʻanapali, West Maui area.

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