POSTED: 10:28 p.m. HST, Oct 27, 2010
LAST UPDATED: 8:01 a.m. HST, Oct 28, 2010
Four people were injured Wednesday by a strong gust of wind that flipped over lounge chairs, cabanas, and a lifeguard tower at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel.
A caller reported the incident at 2:01 p.m., and a bystander described the gust as a "whirlwind," the Hawaii County Fire Department said.
Firefighters took two people to the hospital with minor injuries, and two other people with minor injuries left without treatment, firefighters said.