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50 mph gusts rip up the islands

A fallen tree branch kills a tourist as 50 mph gusts rip up the islands, damaging homes and power lines

By Leila Fujimori

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 23, 2014

~~<p>Powerful, gusty winds across the islands Tuesday and Wednesday downed power lines, triggered electrical outages, blew away roofs, forced road closures and caused a tree limb to fall and kill a golfer.</p>
<p>A 55-year-old man visiting from Japan with his family died Wednesday after being struck in the head by a tree branch while golfing on the first tee of Leilehua Golf Course, an Army facility in Wahiawa, said police and Emergency Services Department officials.</p>
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Powerful, gusty winds across the islands Tuesday and Wednesday downed power lines, triggered electrical outages, blew away roofs, forced road closures and caused a tree limb to fall and kill a golfer.

A 55-year-old man visiting from Japan with his family died Wednesday after being struck in the head by a tree branch while golfing on the first tee of Leilehua Golf Course, an Army facility in Wahiawa, said police and Emergency Services Department officials. Login for more...



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