KHNL : It was the calm before the storm of Hurricane Iniki — and Kauai didn't know what it was in for

KHNL : It was the calm before the storm of Hurricane Iniki — and Kauai didn't know what it was in for

Hurricane Iniki Rallies Amateurs By Ron Hashiro, KH6JCA (Now AH6RH)  As Hurricane Iniki tore its destruction through the Hawaiian Islands, Amateur Radio operators maintained an exclusive communications backbone. (February 1993 American Radio Relay League, Inc.)

Hurricane Iniki Rallies Amateurs By Ron Hashiro, (Now As Hurricane Iniki tore its destruction through the Hawaiian Islands, Amateur Radio operators maintained an exclusive communications backbone. (February 1993 American Radio Relay League, Inc.

TOUR OF THE ABANDONED COCO PALMS RESORT - WAILUA, KAUAI - JANUARY 31, 2014. Amazing tour!...,this is the famous resort visited by the rich and famous before hurricane Iniki left it a shambles on 9/11/92. Most famous as the resort featured in Elvis's "Blue Hawaii"

Coco Palms Resort, Elvis Presley's Abandoned Tiki Paradise (to reopen early 2017 as a Hyatt-managed property).

dangerous fun with hurricane iniki swell. photograph by cory Lum.

dangerous fun with hurricane iniki swell. photograph by cory Lum.

Coco Palms Resort on Kauai, used in Elvis' "Blue Hawaii". Has been abandoned after being destroyed by hurricane Iniki in 2011.

Coco Palms Resort on Kauai, used in Elvis' "Blue Hawaii". Has been abandoned after being destroyed by hurricane Iniki in

Hurricane Iniki (; Hawaiian: ʻiniki meaning "strong and piercing wind") was the most powerful hurricane to strike the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi in recorded history

Hawaiian: ʻiniki meaning "strong and piercing wind") was the most powerful hurricane to strike the U. state of Hawaiʻi in recorded history

The deadliest and costliest hurricane to ever hit Hawaii (in modern times) was Hurricane Iniki, which struck on Sept. 12, 1992 and caused about $3 billion in damage adjusted for inflation. The storm killed four people and affected 14,000 homes, according to the Weather Channel.

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Hurricane Iniki Slams Hawaii

Hurricane Iniki ravages the Hawaiian islands with some of the fastest winds ever recorded inside a hurricane. Winds over 200 mph rip off roofs, bend telephon.

Hurricane Iniki remembered as Hawaii's most powerful storm - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Thursday marks the anniversary of the strongest and most destructive hurricanes to hit Hawaii: Iniki.

HURRICANE "INIKI"

HURRICANE "INIKI"

Elvis' house @ Cocoa Palms (I visited here!)    The Coco Palms Resort achieved early exposure and fame in the 1961 Elvis Presley movie, “Blue Hawaii.” Here Elvis sings “The Hawaiian Wedding Song” to Joan Blackman as they ride their flower bedecked  double-hulled canoe through the lagoon to the Wedding Chapel. Prior to its close in 1992, (Hurricane Iniki struck in Sept 1992) the resort hosted over 500 wedding ceremonies annually.

Elvis' house @ Cocoa Palms (I visited here!) The Coco Palms Resort achieved…

Hurricane Iniki struck the state of Hawaii

Hurricane Iniki strikes Kauai in 1992 : Hookele – Pearl Harbor – Hickam News

Lobby of the Coco Palms Hotel in Kauai.  Heavily damaged by Hurricane Iniki in '92.

Coco palms resort lihue kauai hawaii

Coco Palms Resort - Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii before Hurricane Iniki in which destroyed much of the resort.

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