In 2000, A Massive Flood Swept Through Hawaii That No One Can Ever Forget

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. Perhaps the most common natural disaster faced in Hawaii, however, is flooding. Because so many areas of the Aloha State are situated at sea level, flooding is common — even if rainfall totals don’t appear terribly extreme when compared with floods on the United States mainland.

So, tell us, do you remember this historic flood? Share your experiences in the comments below, then click here to learn all about the devastating storm that struck Hawaii eight years earlier in 1992: Hurricane Iniki.