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By GRANT PHILLIPS and KELSEY WALLING Hawaii Tribune-Herald In the wake of last week’s devastating Lahaina fire, Waikoloa Village residents are asking for sirens, new roads, firebreaks and improved communication to avoid a similar catastrophe. “Waikoloa Village has been referred to as the largest culde- sac in the state, if not the nation,” said state Sen. Tim Richards, who represents the area, which is at high risk for wildfires. “You’ve got one way in, one way out, and roughly…Read more
Chefs on Maui, Big Island work to feed those in need after disaster By JOHN BURNETT Hawaii Tribune-Herald Hawaii’s chefs are feeding folks affected by the deadly Maui wildfires. Under the umbrella of Chef Hui, a project of Chef Mark “Gooch” Noguchi’s Pili Group, local cooks and food service providersfrom across Hawaii are making meals free-of-charge for the Maui community. One of volunteer chefs is Hilo-born James Beard nominee Sheldon Simeon of Tiffany’s Maui and Tin Roof -…Read more
By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN Associated Press LAHAINA, Maui – The days of waiting have become harder and harder as the odds grow longer and longer, but Kevin Baclig remains undeterred in his search for his wife and her parents, missing since Aug. 8 when a wildfire engulfed and flattened the Hawaiian town of Lahaina. See HOPE Page A12 …Read more
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