A man was electrocuted after touching a sidewalk utility box. Insulation around wiring inside the box had eroded causing the metal box to become energized.
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At this time there is not an adequate utility, legislative, or regulatory initiative to address the problem of contact voltage in Hawaii leaving pedestrians and pets vulnerable to shock or electrocution.
To voice your concerns to representatives in Hawaii please use the links below:
National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates
Hawaii Public Utilities Commission
Hawaii U.S. Representatives
Hawaii U.S. Senators
Please click on the map below to learn about contact voltage in your State.