Maui relief efforts in progress after wildfires
AUGUST 16, 2023
The full impact of the wildfires that ravaged central and western parts of the Hawaiian island of Maui, including the city of Lahaina, beginning on Aug. 8 have yet to be determined. Hawaii Gov. Josh Green, MD, said in an Aug. 13 briefing that the fires were the "largest natural disaster in Hawaii state history" and that 80% of the historic beach-front town had "gone.