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photos before the hurricanes

colorado
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photos before the hurricanes

We just came back from a glorious 10 day stay in the Poipu area. What is so interesting about this region is the "newness" of the construction, especially compared to the north coast. It was explained to me that most of this was due to the hurricane in the early 90's. I am interested in seeing what Poipu area looked like before the hurricane came through. Any thoughts or links would be appreciated- google search of Popiu images from the 1980's doesn't work- just photos of girls with big hair and day glo leg warmers by the beach :)

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1. Re: photos before the hurricanes

Hurricane Iniki came through Kauai in 1992. This is a news cast about it 20 years later. You can go from there!!

hawaiinewsnow.com/story/…hurricane-iniki

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2. Re: photos before the hurricanes

The development of Poipu is recent. It is not due to the hurricane.

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3. Re: photos before the hurricanes

There were more hotels in Poipu at the time of the hurricane. Most of them had to be redone. Bottom line is Poipu has more development, period.

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4. Re: photos before the hurricanes

This is a very long video, but very interesting. It shows the power of Iniki.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bh-dTKh3tbA

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