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Hawaiian Electric filing blames Maui County

GEORGE F. LEE / OCT. 19
                                In a new court filing, Hawaiian Electric Co. alleges Maui County did nothing to prepare for the known threat posed by high winds and drought conditions that can rapidly spread fires. HECO crews replaced utility poles burned in the Aug. 8 fires on Nahale Place in Lahaina.
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GEORGE F. LEE / OCT. 19

In a new court filing, Hawaiian Electric Co. alleges Maui County did nothing to prepare for the known threat posed by high winds and drought conditions that can rapidly spread fires. HECO crews replaced utility poles burned in the Aug. 8 fires on Nahale Place in Lahaina.