Big Island: "Weeks" to Restore Power

Via Twitter, storm chaser Jeff Piotrowski sends this photo and says it looks like this "all over southeast Hawaii" (the Big Island) and that it will take "weeks" to restore power.

So far, one fatality has been reported. The Governor of Hawaii thanked the people of the state for taking precautions.

ADDITION: Storm chaser Reed Timmer, via Facebook, says the damage is "much worse than anticipated" and found several escape routes blocked. Their rental car was damaged by a fallen tree.

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