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How Native Hawaiians are recovering from Maui fires

With a housing crisis that has priced out many Native Hawaiians as well as families that have been there for decades, concerns are rising that Maui could become the latest example of “climate gentrification,” when it becomes harder for local people to afford housing in safer areas after a climate-amped disaster. (Rick Bowmer/AP)
With a housing crisis that has priced out many Native Hawaiians as well as families that have been there for decades, concerns are rising that Maui could become the latest example of “climate gentrification,” when it becomes harder for local people to afford housing in safer areas after a climate-amped disaster. (Rick Bowmer/AP)

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Hawai’i Public Radio’s Ku’uwehi Hiraishi about the latest recovery efforts on Maui and President Joe Biden’s visit to the island.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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