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Survivors of Maui’s wildfires return home to blackened ruins as death toll rises to 67

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Blackened hulks of burned-out cars, the pavement streaked with melted and then rehardened chrome. Block after block of flattened homes and businesses. Incinerated telephone poles, and elevator shafts rising from ashy lots where apartment buildings once stood. A truck bed full of glass bottles, warped into surreal shapes by the furious heat.

Hamakua-Kohala health center, housing approved

The Leeward Planning Commission on Wednesday unanimously gave a favorable recommendation for Hamakua-Kohala Health’s application for a Special Permit to establish a transitional clinic and workforce housing, including accessory structures and uses on 4.321 acres of land in the State Land Use Agricultural District.

Hawaii County, others offer help to Maui

A task force set up by Mayor Mitch Roth to kokua Maui in its recovery from the destructive fires that swept through Lahaina and other areas of Valley Isle held its inaugural meeting Thursday afternoon.

How to help our Maui ohana

When disaster hits the islands, residents of the state come together to offer assistance to their collective ohana impacted.

Ransomware hackers paid in HCC case

The decision by the University of Hawaii to pay the hackers responsible for a ransomware attack on Hawaii Community College was the first such payment in state history, according to the governor’s office.


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