‘My everything — gone in a matter of moments’

FILE - Children, mostly those who lost their homes in the Lahaina wildfire, attend a toy giveaway by Project 5000, a missionary program, at the Church of the Nazarene, Friday, Dec. 8, 2023, in Kahului, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson, File)

FILE - The Rev. Ai Hironaka, resident minister of the Lahaina Hongwanji Mission, offers a prayer inside the nokotsudo, or columbarium, that survived being destroyed by wildfire, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023, in Lahaina. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson, File)

LAHAINA, Maui — Twisted and charred aluminum mixed with shards of glass still lines the floor of the industrial warehouse where Victoria Martocci once operated her scuba diving business. After a wildfire tore through West Maui, all that remained of her 36-foot boat, the Extended Horizons II, were a pair of engines.