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This Memorial Day, Maui remembers the 101 lives lost in life-changing inferno

Posted on AllSides May 27th, 2024
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LAHAINA (HawaiiNewsNow) - This Memorial Day, many on Maui are remembering the 101 lives lost in the tragic fires last August. Before the fires, Soakai Taufa was a carpenter. After the disaster, he became the caretaker of the Lahaina Memorial. It’s a site off Lahainaluna Road dedicated to the 101 lives lost in the inferno. “Before, I was a very busy man. But after the fires, I think to myself, somebody’s got to make time to do this,” Taufa said. Taufa never met most of the victims. However, he still...

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