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All eyes on Puna

Residents confronting storm damage find consolation in possessing the swing vote

By Dan Nakaso

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 11, 2014

~~<p>PAHOA &raquo; Cut off from the world -- with no water or power and trapped in their homes behind tons of fallen trees -- survivors of Tropical Storm Iselle in Hawaii island's vast Puna district welcomed the news that they will send Hawaii's next U.S. senator to Washington.</p>
<p>Sandi Alstrand, 60, still had no way to communicate beyond her tree-littered street in Nanawale Estates on Sunday and was despondent that she missed her first election ever because of Iselle.</p>
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PAHOA » Cut off from the world -- with no water or power and trapped in their homes behind tons of fallen trees -- survivors of Tropical Storm Iselle in Hawaii island's vast Puna district welcomed the news that they will send Hawaii's next U.S. senator to Washington.

Sandi Alstrand, 60, still had no way to communicate beyond her tree-littered street in Nanawale Estates on Sunday and was despondent that she missed her first election ever because of Iselle. Login for more...



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