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A Terrifying, Deadly Storm Struck Hawaii In 1992 And No One Saw It Coming

While the Hawaiian Islands may be immune to select natural disasters – including blizzards and tornadoes – we still battle threats of volcanic eruptions, tsunamis and hurricanes on a regular basis. Despite the fact that warning systems were set in place, a terrible hurricane struck Kauai in September 1992, and no one realized just how much it would damage the island. Hurricane Iniki, a category four hurricane, was the deadliest storm to ever hit the Hawaiian Islands.

Did you experience the deadly Hurricane Iniki? What about these 7 Hawaiian disasters?

Megan Shute
Megan is a freelance journalist residing near Honolulu, Hawaii. She is obsessed with hiking, beach trips, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.