Maui sued Big Oil in 2020, citing fire risks and more
By HIROKO TABUCHI NYTimes News Service | Saturday, August 19, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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FILE - Hawaii Gov. Josh Green, center, points to damage as he speaks with Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Deanne Criswell during a tour of wildfire damage, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023, in Lahaina, Hawaii. On Friday, Aug. 18, FEMA said it approved $2.3 million in assistance to roughly 1,300 households in Maui so far, as the federal government tries to help survivors of the devastating wildfires. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)