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Fire and rain : the legacy of Hurricane Lane in Hawaiʻi

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Title:Fire and rain : the legacy of Hurricane Lane in Hawaiʻi
Authors:Nugent, Alison D.
Longman, Ryan J.
Trauernicht, Clay
Lucas, Mathew P.
Diaz, Henry F.
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Date Issued:07 Aug 2020
Publisher:Honolulu, HI : East-West Center
Abstract:Hurricane Lane, which struck the Hawaiian islands on 22–25 August 2018, presented a textbook example of the compounding hazards that can be produced by a single storm. Over a four-day period, the island of Hawaiʻi received an average 17 inches of rainfall, while at the same time, three wildfires on the island of Maui and one on Oʻahu burned nearly 3,000 acres of abandoned agricultural land. The rainfall and fire effects of Hurricane Lane may be related to global climate changes that could become more common in the future.
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URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/69378
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