A powerful storm hit Hawaii late Monday, October 23 into Tuesday, October 24 with powerful winds, numerous lightning strikes and heavy rain that knocked out power to the entire island of Maui. At least one teenage girl has been injured after a tree fell on a bus stop. A type of seasonal cyclone in the Hawaiian Islands, called Kona low, swept through the state late Monday into Tuesday. The storm first reached Oahu, battering the island for hours and causing multiple power outages and flooding before

heading towards Lanai and Molokai. In Maui (population 150,000), Kona caused island-wide power outage after lightning hit the electrical system, causing damage to electrical equipment. The storm also downed trees and power lines in various areas and caused flash flooding, forcing authorities to warn motorists to stay off the roads until the storm subsides. Maui Electric said Tuesday afternoon their crews have restored power to 98% of their customers. READ MORE