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Huggo’s Loses Portion of Roof Due to High Winds

May 1, 2017, 11:25 AM HST
* Updated May 2, 3:06 PM
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The roof blew off of the kitchen section of Huggo’s in Kailua-Kona last night, April 30, during business hours. Photo: Heather Baley.

The roof blew off of the kitchen section of Huggo’s in Kailua-Kona last night, April 30, 2017, during business hours. The rebuilding of the structure started May 1. Photo: Heather Baley.

The roof blew off of the kitchen section of Huggo’s in Kailua-Kona last night, April 30, 2017, during business hours. The rebuilding of the structure started May 1. Photo: Heather Baley.

The roof blew off of the kitchen section of Huggo’s in Kailua-Kona last night, April 30, 2017, during business hours. The rebuilding of the structure started May 1. Photo: Heather Baley.

The roof blew off of the kitchen section of Huggo’s in Kailua-Kona last night, April 30, 2017, during business hours. The rebuilding of the structure started May 1. Photo: Heather Baley.

The roof blew off of the kitchen section of Huggo’s in Kailua-Kona last night, April 30, 2017, during business hours. The rebuilding of the structure started May 1. Photo: Heather Baley.

The roof blew off of the kitchen section of Huggo’s in Kailua-Kona last night, April 30, during business hours.

Already today, workers are busy rebuilding the structure.

“You can see the photos from where it got detached from the counter,” said photographer Heather Baley. “They said nobody was hurt. Amazing.”

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Big Island summits and Flash Flood Watch for the entire island through Monday, May 1.

Huggo’s is located on 75-5828 Kahakai Road.

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