Hawaii Wildfire Disaster Update - August 25th, 2023
The County of Maui, Hawaii has released a list of 388 names of the missing or unaccounted for after the fires that raged through Maui. The names are listed at the end of this report.
HAWAII - The County of Maui, Hawaii has released a list of 388 names of the missing or unaccounted for after the fires that raged through Maui. The names are listed at the end of this report.
The County asks that if anyone finds their name, or someone they know on the list that is very much alive and well please contact the FBI at (808) 566-4300 or HN-COMMAND-POST@ic.fbi.gov as soon as possible.
This report includes the most recent Maui County wildfire alerts/news, as well as updates from the Department of Defense.
LATEST FIRE UPDATE
Olinda fire: remains 85% contained. Estimated 1,081 acres. A helicopter was deployed before sunset on Tuesday, 8/22, to help reach hot spots.
Kula fire: remains 85% contained. Estimated 202 acres. MFD crews have been extinguishing hot spots in the Kula fire using hand crews and a helicopter. Fire activity is mostly located in hard-to-reach gulches. Flareups and reports of smoke have been well within the burn area, and have not posed any threat to public safety or fire expansion.
The Lahaina fire: remains 90% contained. Estimated 2,170 acres. There have been no noteworthy flareups in recent days.
Pulehu / Kihei fire: declared 100% contained 8/12.