Hurricane Iniki slams the island of Kauai on September 11, impacting many A&B employees and other residents. Except for the crops in the field, most of A&B’s operations were spared or properly insured. Matson and A&B’s Kauai Commercial Co. trucking subsidiary played a significant role in transporting relief supplies. A&B’s 580 acres of macadamia orchards were lost to the high winds