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Historical sites across Hawai'i go up in flames as wildfires rage on

Wildfire wreckage is seen in Lahaina, Hawaii. (Rick Bowmer/AP)
Wildfire wreckage is seen in Lahaina, Hawaii. (Rick Bowmer/AP)

The devastating wildfires in Maui are reducing its legacy to ashes, as historical sites on the former capital of the Kingdom of Hawai’i burn down.

Here & Now‘s speak with Ronald Williams Jr., a historian and archivist at Hawai’i State Archives to learn about the history we’re losing as these fires continue to rage on.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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