Hawaiian Punch

Hawaiian Punch

Only three weeks after Andrew struck Florida, another hurricane steamrollered on Friday across the Hawaiian island of Kauai. With gusts of up to 160 m.p.h., Iniki was the most powerful storm to hit Hawaii this century, but its course took it over the lightly populated western side of the island. There were no first reports of serious casualties, and this time the Federal Emergency Management Agency could not be accused of a slow reaction. It dispatched teams to the area even before Iniki struck.


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