Hawaii Warns Against Purchasing Land of Wildfire Victims
Hawaii Gov. Josh Green, a Democrat, condemned an effort by some realtors to purchase, from residents, land in Maui that has been devastated by the recent wildfires.
In a Tuesday press release, Green said he has approached state Attorney General Anne E. Lopez about establishing a moratorium on "any sales of properties that have been damaged or destroyed" in the fires.
"I would caution people that it's going to be a very long time before any growth or housing can be built," Green emphasized. "And so, you would be pretty...