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Are you covered?

Policies will cover Iselle's damage to homes despite storm's weakened winds at landfall

By Dave Segal

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 19, 2014

~~<p>Puna residents who had hurricane insurance when Iselle blew through Hawaii island should be covered under their policies even though the high-powered disturbance was downgraded to a tropical storm when it made landfall.</p>
<p>When the storm weakened from hurricane strength to tropical storm conditions, some confusion arose as to whether damage would be covered under a hurricane policy or homeowner's policy, said Zephyr Insurance Co. President Richard Toyama.</p>
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Puna residents who had hurricane insurance when Iselle blew through Hawaii island should be covered under their policies even though the high-powered disturbance was downgraded to a tropical storm when it made landfall.

When the storm weakened from hurricane strength to tropical storm conditions, some confusion arose as to whether damage would be covered under a hurricane policy or homeowner's policy, said Zephyr Insurance Co. President Richard Toyama. Login for more...



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