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Rearview Mirror: Hawaii residents banded together when hurricanes wreaked havoc

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                                Above, Poipu on Kauai was hard hit by Iniki. An American flag flies amid the rubble from four homes that once stood mauka of Poipu Beach Park.
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Above, Poipu on Kauai was hard hit by Iniki. An American flag flies amid the rubble from four homes that once stood mauka of Poipu Beach Park.

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                                Hurricane Iniki knocked down power lines on Kauai in 1992. Some residents were without electricity and water for weeks.
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Hurricane Iniki knocked down power lines on Kauai in 1992. Some residents were without electricity and water for weeks.

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                                The USS Indianapolis was sent to Kauai to jump-start its power plants following Hurricane Iwa in 1982 but was not used. Former Mayor Tony Kunimura said the submarine had “enough generator capacity to light up the island like a Christmas tree.”
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The USS Indianapolis was sent to Kauai to jump-start its power plants following Hurricane Iwa in 1982 but was not used. Former Mayor Tony Kunimura said the submarine had “enough generator capacity to light up the island like a Christmas tree.”

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                                Above, Poipu on Kauai was hard hit by Iniki. An American flag flies amid the rubble from four homes that once stood mauka of Poipu Beach Park.
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                                Hurricane Iniki knocked down power lines on Kauai in 1992. Some residents were without electricity and water for weeks.
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                                The USS Indianapolis was sent to Kauai to jump-start its power plants following Hurricane Iwa in 1982 but was not used. Former Mayor Tony Kunimura said the submarine had “enough generator capacity to light up the island like a Christmas tree.”