Residents and tourists alike took to social media to capture the storm's power.
The governor warned Hawaiians to be careful when going out in the storm.
Flossie hit Maui particularly hard, where numerous lightning strikes were seen.
This Maui street quickly turned into a river as rain fell on the island.
A few brave surfers decided to take advantage of the big waves on Oahu.
While the storm hammered Big Island and Maui, other islands saw peeks of sun and even a rainbow.
Jon Passantino is the Los Angeles bureau chief for BuzzFeed News.
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