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The Latest: Trump issues disaster declaration ahead Lane

HONOLULU – The Last Hurricane Lane (all times are local):

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President Donald J. Trump has issued a disaster declaration for Hawaii as residents prepare to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Lane.

Trump issued the declaration on Wednesday. It authorizes the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate the disaster relief efforts in the state.

Hurricane Lane was forecast to continue north-west turn to the islands Thursday. That makes it the most powerful storm to hit Hawaii since Hurricane Iniki in 1992.

Officials opened shelters on the Big Island and the islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai on Wednesday. She urged people who or to the use of the Molokai shelter to get there soon because of the concern of the main road was impassable.

Three inches of rain fell in three hours on the Big Island on Wednesday.

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As shelters opened, rain began to pour and mobile phone alerts went out, the approaching hurricane began to feel real for Hawaii residents.

Hurricane Lane was forecast to continue north-west turn to the islands Thursday, making it the most powerful storm to hit Hawaii since Hurricane Iniki in 1992.

The people who lived in Hawaii when Iniki hit, ” she said, remembering the “cauldron” and lived up to their houses, and the construction of a stock water.

Officials opened shelters on the Big Island and the islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai on Wednesday. She urged people who or to the use of the Molokai shelter to get there soon because of the concern of the main road was impassable.

Three inches of rain fell in three hours on the Big Island on Wednesday.

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