Hawaii's Largest Hailstone Ever Has Been Confirmed

By By Vickie Frantz, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
March 27, 2012, 2:01:15 AM EDT

The National Weather Service has measured the largest hailstone to fall in Hawaii since 1950.

The hailstone was collected by a Windward Oahu resident in the neighborhood of Aikahi.

The hailstone fell during a supercell thunderstorm on March 9, 2012.

The official measurements of the hailstone were 4.25 inches long, 2.25 inches tall and 2 inches wide.

It is reported to be the largest hailstone to fall in Hawaii since the hail record keeping began in 1950.

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