FIA-23, Mitigation Assessment Team Report: Hurricane Iniki in Hawaii (1993)

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On September 11, 1992, Hurricane Iniki struck the Island of Kauai, Hawaii. With wind speeds exceeding those of Hurricanes Iwa (1982) and Dot (1959), Iniki was the strongest and most destructive hurricane to strike the Hawaiian Islands in recent memory. The MAT was tasked with surveying the performance of primarily residential structures under wind and water forces generated during Hurricane Iniki. The team investigated primary structural systems (i.e., systems in a building that resist lateral and vertical forces). For all buildings, the performance of exterior architectural systems, such as roofing, windows, and doors was analyzed. The analysis also included the effects of windborne and waterborne debris and the quality of construction and materials.

A Power Point presntation of the MAT report can be downloaded, in PDF format, by going to http://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/27436.

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