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Hawaii due for a hurricane, according to experts

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu is the United States city most overdue for a direct hit from a major hurricane. The Weather Channel released the ranking based on how many years it's been since the last big one hit. That was Hurricane Iniki, back in 1992, which sideswiped Oahu.

Coming in at number two is Sand Diego, followed by New York City. Hawaii's Civil Defense agrees that we need to keep our guard up.

Ed Teixeira, the Vice Director of Civil Defense, says, "Hawaii just may run out of some luck. Since Hurricane Iniki, we've have some very close calls. So every year there's a chance we may get hit with a very strong storm or hurricane anywhere in the Hawaiian Islands."

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