Hurricane Iniki Rallies Amateurs By Ron Hashiro, KH6JCA (Now AH6RH) As Hurricane Iniki tore its destruction through the Hawaiian Islands, Amateur Radio operators maintained an exclusive communications backbone. (February 1993 American Radio Relay League, Inc.)
The Coco Palms Resort. It became the go-to vacation destination for honeymooning couples due to the success of the films Miss Sadie Thompson and Blue Hawaii. In 1992, hurricane Iniki hit the island and destroyed the resort. Now it sits empty, an eerie landmark of 50's kitsch.
HAWAIʻI HURRICANE SEASON STARTS | HAWAIʻI VISITOR CHECKLIST — from Beat of Hawaiʻi. The official Hawaiʻi hurricane season begins June 1 and runs until December. The last hurricane to hit Hawaiʻi was 21 years ago when Hurricane Iniki decimated Hawaiʻi, primarily Kauai. Even after two decades, hurricanes in Hawaiʻi are something those of us here always keep in mind. The good news is that NOAA has predicted a mild Pacific hurricane season this year. Still, it pays to be prepared.