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53 Dead: People Jump in Water as Fire Burns Thru Historic Lahaina Town
By Video @ 12:48 PM :: 4558 Views :: Maui County, Tourism

LAHAINA: Before (left) After (right).  What appear to be white buildings are ashes left from fire. 

SA: Confirmed deaths from Maui wildfires climb to 36, county officials say | Honolulu Star-Advertiser ( 

Maui Mayor: Death Toll rises to 53 as of Aug 10, 2023 

Maui Mayor: Family Assistance Center open today for those seeking information about loved ones

Maui Mayor: News Releases

HECO: Our Response to the Windstorm | Hawaiian Electric


Lahaina harbor.  Banyan tree upper right.

Lahaina immediately before the fire.  High winds blow metal roofing onto power lines.






USCG Maui: A @USCG 45-foot Response Boat Medium crew from Station Maui has successfully rescued 12 individuals from the waters off Lahaina. The USCG continues the joint response with federal and state partners while the USCG Cutter Kimball is en route to Maui to enhance efforts.









SA: ‘Your heart is coming out of your chest’: Lahaina residents recall escape from fire | Honolulu Star-Advertiser (

Brush fire updates:
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Road closure updates

MN: Maui on fire-- Fierce winds fuel damaging fires in Lahaina, Upcountry

NYT: VIDEO from Lahaina


Governor Josh Green, M.D. | Office of the Governor – News Release – Updated Acting Governor Travel Advisory ( 

Luke cancels travel amid storm impacts | News, Sports, Jobs - Maui News


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