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Officials seek funds to manage land, curb wildfires

  • COURTESY TIM RICHARDS / AUG. 1
                                Smoke and flames from a large wildfire are seen on the Big Island.

    COURTESY TIM RICHARDS / AUG. 1

    Smoke and flames from a large wildfire are seen on the Big Island.

  • 25TH COMBAT AVIATION BRIGADE VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                 Army aircraft from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade on Oahu prepares to drop water on the blaze.

    25TH COMBAT AVIATION BRIGADE VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Army aircraft from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade on Oahu prepares to drop water on the blaze.

With climate change and vast lands dominated by invasive grass species, experts say Hawaii needs to fund its own wildfire fuel reduction program to lessen the threat of wildfires. Read more

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