Maui County Wildfire Disaster Update
August 20, 2023
Olinda fire (initially reported 8/8): now 85% contained. Estimated 1,081 acres. The Maui Fire Department is assisting State Division of Forestry and Wildlife with this joint fire-fighting effort.
Kula fire (initially reported 8/8): now 85% contained. Estimated 202 acres.
Lahaina fire (initially reported 8/8): now 90% contained. Estimated 2,170 acres.
Pulehu/Kihei fire (initially reported 8/8): The Pulehu/Kihei fire was declared 100% contained 8/12. There are no active threats at this time.
ENTRY INTO DISASTER AREAS
Currently, the disaster area is restricted to authorized personnel only. At this time, media and residents are not allowed in the disaster area as significant hazards exist. For those accessing areas outside of the disaster area, the county urges individuals to continue to avoid all burn areas and do not enter any areas where structures were burned until you receive a clearance from authorities.
Map of Affected Area – Lahaina fire
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