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Residents recount harrowing tales in Lahaina, Upcountry

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                                Charred structures along Front Street remained Saturday where thriving businesses once stood.
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Charred structures along Front Street remained Saturday where thriving businesses once stood.

COURTESY REESE AND JENNIFER COLDAGELLI
                                Reese Coldagelli, with his wife, Jennifer, owned BanyanTreats, an ice cream and yogurt shop in Lahaina.
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COURTESY REESE AND JENNIFER COLDAGELLI

Reese Coldagelli, with his wife, Jennifer, owned BanyanTreats, an ice cream and yogurt shop in Lahaina.

COURTESY ROBERT LOERA
                                Robert Loera, in his Maui Toy Works store in Lahaina. The Coldagellis and Loera experienced loss of electricity before the fire destroyed their businesses.
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COURTESY ROBERT LOERA

Robert Loera, in his Maui Toy Works store in Lahaina. The Coldagellis and Loera experienced loss of electricity before the fire destroyed their businesses.

COURTESY ROBERT LOERA
                                Counterclockwise from right, Robert Loera with his wife, Barbara, and their grandnieces Lila and Kelly.
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COURTESY ROBERT LOERA

Counterclockwise from right, Robert Loera with his wife, Barbara, and their grandnieces Lila and Kelly.

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                                <strong>Sharon Nakama: </strong>
                                <em>The Baldwin High music teacher had gotten separated from her parents and had no means to communicate with them </em>
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Sharon Nakama:

The Baldwin High music teacher had gotten separated from her parents and had no means to communicate with them

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                                A “Great Streets” marker remained Saturday on Front Street in Lahaina.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

A “Great Streets” marker remained Saturday on Front Street in Lahaina.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Charred structures along Front Street remained Saturday where thriving businesses once stood.
COURTESY REESE AND JENNIFER COLDAGELLI
                                Reese Coldagelli, with his wife, Jennifer, owned BanyanTreats, an ice cream and yogurt shop in Lahaina.
COURTESY ROBERT LOERA
                                Robert Loera, in his Maui Toy Works store in Lahaina. The Coldagellis and Loera experienced loss of electricity before the fire destroyed their businesses.
COURTESY ROBERT LOERA
                                Counterclockwise from right, Robert Loera with his wife, Barbara, and their grandnieces Lila and Kelly.
COURTESY PHOTO
                                <strong>Sharon Nakama: </strong>
                                <em>The Baldwin High music teacher had gotten separated from her parents and had no means to communicate with them </em>
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A “Great Streets” marker remained Saturday on Front Street in Lahaina.