Saturday, March 10, 2012

Rare tornado causes damage in Kailua‎, Hawaii



The storm produced a water spout that turned into a tornado when it came ashore in Lanikai.


It damaged several homes.

The damage ranges from downed trees to blown roofs, to even holes in the sides of homes.

A Lanikai resident shot this video just after 7 o'clock this morning.

A waterspout just offshore.

Little did this person know how much damage it was about to cause.

"So this whole thing lifted here."

Darren de Mello does maintenance work for this home on Mokulua Drive.

"It lifted from the middle of this right here. That's where the hole is in the middle and threw it over there."

That's right -- part of the roof ended up in the tree.

And here's what it looks like inside the home. Read More