Hawaiian locals worried about family back home as twin hurricanes approach

CREATED Aug 7, 2014

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WAUWATOSA - Hawaiian natives in Milwaukee are keeping a close eye on two hurricanes predicted to hit the islands.

 
Hurricane Iselle is on course to hit the big island late Thursday night. 
 
Directly behind the storm is a second swirling mass named Julio.
 
David Lau owns Hawaiian Restaurant, Ono Kine Grindz in Wauwatosa.
 
He's a native of the islands and has lived through several storms.
 
"My worries are about my families back home and the safety of all the visitors." Lau said. 
 
He said his family is facing long lines at stores and price gouging for some basic necessities like water.
 
The storms could be the first hurricanes to hit since a storm tore through Hawaii in 1992, killing 6 people and devastating more than a thousand homes.