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August 1, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Tropical Storm Daniel changed course away from Hawaii as it gathered strength, prompting the National Weather Service to cancel all watches and warnings throughout the state. The storm was centered about 225 miles east-northeast of Honolulu and 150 miles east of Kahului, Maui, as of 5 p.m. HDT, National Weather Service forecaster Kevin Komada said. "It's going to stay far enough away where we're not going to anticipate any effects," he said.
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November 3, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
More than 2 feet of rain fell in a 24-hour period as a band of thunderstorms cross the island chain from the south, but the deluge subsided Thursday afternoon. As of 7 a.m. Thursday, 26.22 inches of rain had fallen at Hilo Airport, breaking the previous 24-hour record of 22.3 inches in 1979, according to the weather service.
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November 17, 1996 | From Associated Press
This is not the serene Hawaiian getaway that President Clinton anticipated after a grueling campaign. The weather has been lousy. The trip has been cut in half. Golf courses are soggy. And a weary Clinton laments he's been working "as hard as I've ever worked." Even a presidential helicopter ride to his oceanfront VIP bungalow had to be scrapped for a long motorcade drive because of a downpour shortly after his arrival with his wife, Hillary.
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August 1, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Tropical Storm Daniel changed course away from Hawaii as it gathered strength, prompting the National Weather Service to cancel all watches and warnings throughout the state. The storm was centered about 225 miles east-northeast of Honolulu and 150 miles east of Kahului, Maui, as of 5 p.m. HDT, National Weather Service forecaster Kevin Komada said. "It's going to stay far enough away where we're not going to anticipate any effects," he said.
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September 5, 1988
Hurricane Uleki weakened and began moving away from Hawaii, but it created dangerous surf, and residents were warned that it could veer back toward the islands. The storm, with winds up to 150 m.p.h., had taken an unexpected turn toward Hawaii on Friday before stalling and then moving away. Winds have fallen to 80 m.p.h. and were expected to weaken further.
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August 5, 1988 | United Press International
Hurricane Fabio was downgraded to a tropical storm as it weakened drastically and veered away from the Hawaiian Islands Thursday, prompting authorities to lift a storm watch imposed for the island of Hawaii. Air Force "hurricane hunter" reconnaissance planes located the center of the storm 380 miles southeast of Hilo and 595 miles from Honolulu and said that it had maximum sustained winds of only 63 m.p.h. with gusts to 80 m.p.h. It was moving toward the west at 12 m.p.h.
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January 2, 1988 | Associated Press
Flooding caused by heavy rain forced nearly 600 people from their homes Friday, and schools, churches and a shopping center were turned into evacuation shelters. "We've had reports of people stranded in four to five feet of water. It's been a long night," said Joe Reed, a disaster specialist for the Oahu Civil Defense Agency. Reed said 589 people were counted in evacuation shelters.
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November 3, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
More than 2 feet of rain fell in a 24-hour period as a band of thunderstorms cross the island chain from the south, but the deluge subsided Thursday afternoon. As of 7 a.m. Thursday, 26.22 inches of rain had fallen at Hilo Airport, breaking the previous 24-hour record of 22.3 inches in 1979, according to the weather service.
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September 15, 1992 | JIM NEWTON and SUSAN ESSOYAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The people of Kauai, their lives torn asunder by Hurricane Iniki, began a long crawl out of misery Monday as the skies over Hawaii, unrelentingly cruel, poured down more rain. A new, more moderate storm blew in on a tropical depression, and the Coast Guard suspended a search between Kauai and its tiny neighbor island, Niihau, for two persons reported aboard a sailboat that sank when Iniki hit last Friday.
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September 17, 1992 | JIM NEWTON and SUSAN ESSOYAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Residents of Kauai braced for another storm Wednesday as a flash flood watch was posted for much of Hawaii. The warning of new tropical rain came as people on this storm-damaged island scrambled to cover their heavily damaged homes with a limited supply of plastic sheeting that military and civilian crews were airlifting from Honolulu. "It seems like we're being asked to handle a lot," said Lihue Mayor JoAnn Yukimura. "But we're going to ask (residents) to take some more precautions."
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November 17, 1996 | From Associated Press
This is not the serene Hawaiian getaway that President Clinton anticipated after a grueling campaign. The weather has been lousy. The trip has been cut in half. Golf courses are soggy. And a weary Clinton laments he's been working "as hard as I've ever worked." Even a presidential helicopter ride to his oceanfront VIP bungalow had to be scrapped for a long motorcade drive because of a downpour shortly after his arrival with his wife, Hillary.
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August 17, 1993 | From Associated Press
Weather forecasters lifted a hurricane watch for Hawaii Monday after Hurricane Fernanda weakened and moved away from the state. By late afternoon, the storm was 310 miles east-northeast of Hilo on the southernmost island of Hawaii and was moving northwest at 5 m.p.h., the National Weather Service said. The storm had sustained winds of 90 m.p.h. and gusts to 115 m.p.h. at its center. It was expected to slowly continue to weaken and move away from the islands, said forecaster Hans Hablutzel.
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September 17, 1992 | JIM NEWTON and SUSAN ESSOYAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Residents of Kauai braced for another storm Wednesday as a flash flood watch was posted for much of Hawaii. The warning of new tropical rain came as people on this storm-damaged island scrambled to cover their heavily damaged homes with a limited supply of plastic sheeting that military and civilian crews were airlifting from Honolulu. "It seems like we're being asked to handle a lot," said Lihue Mayor JoAnn Yukimura. "But we're going to ask (residents) to take some more precautions."
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September 15, 1992 | JIM NEWTON and SUSAN ESSOYAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The people of Kauai, their lives torn asunder by Hurricane Iniki, began a long crawl out of misery Monday as the skies over Hawaii, unrelentingly cruel, poured down more rain. A new, more moderate storm blew in on a tropical depression, and the Coast Guard suspended a search between Kauai and its tiny neighbor island, Niihau, for two persons reported aboard a sailboat that sank when Iniki hit last Friday.
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September 12, 1992 | MICHELE FUETSCH and ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Travelers found themselves stranded Friday night at airports in Los Angeles and San Francisco as airlines canceled flights to Hawaii because of Hurricane Iniki. While a few planes left the mainland for Honolulu on Friday morning, United, American, Hawaiian and Northwest airlines all canceled their afternoon and evening flights to the islands. John Waidly, a resident of Oahu, sat quietly on a bench at Los Angeles International Airport, his hands clasped in front of him.
NEWS
September 5, 1988
Hurricane Uleki weakened and began moving away from Hawaii, but it created dangerous surf, and residents were warned that it could veer back toward the islands. The storm, with winds up to 150 m.p.h., had taken an unexpected turn toward Hawaii on Friday before stalling and then moving away. Winds have fallen to 80 m.p.h. and were expected to weaken further.
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August 17, 1993 | From Associated Press
Weather forecasters lifted a hurricane watch for Hawaii Monday after Hurricane Fernanda weakened and moved away from the state. By late afternoon, the storm was 310 miles east-northeast of Hilo on the southernmost island of Hawaii and was moving northwest at 5 m.p.h., the National Weather Service said. The storm had sustained winds of 90 m.p.h. and gusts to 115 m.p.h. at its center. It was expected to slowly continue to weaken and move away from the islands, said forecaster Hans Hablutzel.
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September 12, 1992 | MICHELE FUETSCH and ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Travelers found themselves stranded Friday night at airports in Los Angeles and San Francisco as airlines canceled flights to Hawaii because of Hurricane Iniki. While a few planes left the mainland for Honolulu on Friday morning, United, American, Hawaiian and Northwest airlines all canceled their afternoon and evening flights to the islands. John Waidly, a resident of Oahu, sat quietly on a bench at Los Angeles International Airport, his hands clasped in front of him.
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August 5, 1988 | United Press International
Hurricane Fabio was downgraded to a tropical storm as it weakened drastically and veered away from the Hawaiian Islands Thursday, prompting authorities to lift a storm watch imposed for the island of Hawaii. Air Force "hurricane hunter" reconnaissance planes located the center of the storm 380 miles southeast of Hilo and 595 miles from Honolulu and said that it had maximum sustained winds of only 63 m.p.h. with gusts to 80 m.p.h. It was moving toward the west at 12 m.p.h.
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January 2, 1988 | Associated Press
Flooding caused by heavy rain forced nearly 600 people from their homes Friday, and schools, churches and a shopping center were turned into evacuation shelters. "We've had reports of people stranded in four to five feet of water. It's been a long night," said Joe Reed, a disaster specialist for the Oahu Civil Defense Agency. Reed said 589 people were counted in evacuation shelters.
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