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Lahaina’s historic and cultural treasures go up in smoke

  • VIDEO BY RICHARD OLSTEIN VIA AP

    Aerial video from a helicopter shows the vast destruction of Lahaina, a historic town on Maui leveled by wildfires. Authorities said at least six people died in the blaze.

  • COURTESY PHOTO BY ALAN BARRIOS
                                Front Street Apartments burning in Lahaina.

    COURTESY PHOTO BY ALAN BARRIOS

    Front Street Apartments burning in Lahaina.

This was not the first time Lahaina was destroyed by fire. In the early morning of New Year’s Day 1919, fire swept through the town, destroying more than 30 buildings, according to historical accounts. Read more

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