Many Children Likely Among the 850 People Still Missing in Maui Wildfires: Governor

Posted on AllSides August 22nd, 2023
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Many children are likely among the 850 people currently missing on the Hawaiian island of Maui following deadly wildfires earlier this month, according to Hawaii Gov. Josh Green.

The governor made the comments during an appearance on CBS News’ "Face The Nation" on Aug. 20.

Mr. Green said more than 1,000 individuals were still unaccounted for following the deadly fires. Maui County Mayor Richard Bissen said on Facebook on Aug. 21 that 850 people were still missing as search and rescue efforts continue.

Mr. Green noted the possibility that many of those...

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