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House Republicans seek answers on wildfire from Hawaiian Electric, state

NEW YORK TIMES / AUG. 16
                                Hawaiian Electric, along with the state Public Utilities Commission and the Hawaii State Energy Office, received a letter Wednesday from leaders of a congressional committee questioning actions that may have contributed to the deadly fire in Lahaina. Above, Hawaiian Electric crews work on damaged power lines in Lahaina.
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NEW YORK TIMES / AUG. 16

Hawaiian Electric, along with the state Public Utilities Commission and the Hawaii State Energy Office, received a letter Wednesday from leaders of a congressional committee questioning actions that may have contributed to the deadly fire in Lahaina. Above, Hawaiian Electric crews work on damaged power lines in Lahaina.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Downed utility poles were seen Monday along Honoapiilani Highway in Lahaina.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

Downed utility poles were seen Monday along Honoapiilani Highway in Lahaina.

NEW YORK TIMES / AUG. 16
                                Hawaiian Electric, along with the state Public Utilities Commission and the Hawaii State Energy Office, received a letter Wednesday from leaders of a congressional committee questioning actions that may have contributed to the deadly fire in Lahaina. Above, Hawaiian Electric crews work on damaged power lines in Lahaina.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Downed utility poles were seen Monday along Honoapiilani Highway in Lahaina.