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Hawaii is under hurricane watch, here are other big storms that hit the state

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">A photo of a Kauai business building struck by Hurricane Iniki in 1992.  (Dennis Fujimoto &#47; AP)</span></div>
Hawaii is currently bracing for the arrivals of Hurricane Iselle and Julio. Hurricane Iselle could pass through the islands as early as Thursday, and Julio is expected to make landfall within the next few days. Weather officials are warning, the entire state to prepare for flash flooding, and residents have been rushing to stock up on essential food and survival items.

While several hurricanes have passed near Hawaii, only three have actually made landfall on the islands since 1950. Check out the gallery and list below to see other major hurricanes that have plunged through the state.

1992, Hurricane Iniki: This was the most devastating hurricane to ever strike Hawaii. The storm caused over $1.8 billion in damages, 1,400 destroyed homes and resulted in six deaths.

A photo of a Kauai business building struck by Hurricane Iniki in 1992.


1982, Hurricane Iwa: This storm caused severe property damage and one death. Iwa also resulted in damages up to $250 million.

Satellite imagery of Hurricane Iwa in 1982. The storm created to $250 million dollars in damage.


1959, Hurricane Dot: This storm passed over the Kauai island of Hawaii, bringing in winds with speeds over 100 mph.

Hurricane Dot was a 1959 storm that brought wind speeds of over 100 mph to Hawaii.


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