Months after a devastating wildfire leveled an entire town and killed at least 99 people, another blaze burning in a remote Hawaii rainforest is underscoring a new reality.
The 16 minutes of video showed officers evacuating a Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf shop at a supermarket on Front Street.
It’s been more than two months since wildfires broke out across Hawaii, and some families are just now able to begin the cleanup and rebuilding process.
The historic banyan tree, which was scorched during the wildfires in Lahaina in August, began to sprout new leaves this month.
The number of visitors arriving on Maui sank about 70% after the Aug. 8 fire, down to 2,000 a day, and only half of the available hotel rooms there are occupied.
At least 115 people died in the blaze that swept through Lahaina, the deadliest wildfire in the U.S. in more than a century.
Hawaiian Electric is facing a spate of new lawsuits that seek to hold it responsible for the deadliest U.S. wildfire in more than a century. The number of confirmed dead stands at 115, and the county expects that to rise.
Within a day of Maui County releasing 388 names of people unaccounted for following the deadliest U.S. wildfire in more than a century, more than 100 of them or their relatives have come forward to say they’re safe.
Maui authorities say anywhere between 500 and 1,000 people remain unaccounted for two weeks after the deadliest U.S. wildfire in more than a century destroyed the community of Lahaina.
Among the charred homes in a neighborhood reduced to ash from the Maui fires stands a single red-roofed home that appears virtually unscathed.
Recovery on the island of Maui has barely begun, as rescue efforts are still underway after wildfires burned much of the island to the ground.
President Joe Biden told survivors of Hawaii’s wildfires that the nation “grieves with you” and promised that the federal government will help Hawaii “for as long as it takes” to recover from the deadliest wildfire in the United States in more than a century.
The special edition bear features “Maui Strong" on its chest.
At least 114 people have died in the wildfires, and Hawaii Gov. Josh Green has said the death toll will likely rise in the coming days.
In the aftermath of the deadly Maui wildfires, some social media users are discouraging residents from accepting disaster aid by falsely claiming the FEMA could seize their property if they do.
Maui County officials said nine victims have been identified in the aftermath of the devastating wildfires.
The head of the Maui Emergency Management Agency, who has been under fire for not activating disaster sirens during last week’s wildfire response, resigned Thursday, citing health reasons.
Public schools on Maui are starting the process of reopening and vehicle traffic is moving again in signs of recovery a week after wildfires demolished a historic town and killed at least 110 people.
Hawaiian Electric Co. is facing criticism for not shutting off the power amid high wind warnings and keeping it on even as dozens of poles began to topple.
The long road to recovery has just barely begun in Maui, as rescue missions are still underway after the deadly wildfires.