Hawaii Warns Against Purchasing Land of Wildfire Victims

Posted on AllSides August 16th, 2023
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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...

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