Lahaina in pictures: Before and after the devastating Maui wildfires

Lahaina in pictures: Before and after the devastating Maui wildfires

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Hawaiian officials are prepared for a rise in the death toll from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in more than a century.

At least 99 people were confirmed to have died as of Monday, and recovery crews with cadaver dogs continue to work their way through hundreds of homes and burned-out vehicles in Lahaina, the historic coastal town on the island of Maui

These before and after pictures show the extent of the devastation in Lahaina

Lahaina Banyan Court and the Banyan tree
Lahaina Banyan Court and the Banyan tree, which is over 150 years old, with branches more than 100 feet long.

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The historic Banyan tree is pictured in the aftermath of the wildfire in Lahaina, western Maui, Hawaii on August 11, 2023.

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Maria Lanakila Catholic church in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii
A scenic view of a small church in Lahaina called Maria Lanakila on a beautiful late afternoon right before sunset.

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Burned houses on Waine Street, adjacent to Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, in the aftermath of a wildfire in Lahaina, western Maui, on August 11, 2023. 

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Aerial view of the Historic tourist town of Lahaina,Maui,Hawaii,USA
An aerial view of the Historic tourist town of Lahaina and the boat marina, Maui.

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Dozens Killed In Maui Wildfire Leaving The Town Of Lahaina Devastated
An aerial view of a boat, destroyed by a wildfire, sitting in the water on August 11, 2023, in Lahaina.

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Over Lahaina
Another aerial image of the town of Lahaina.

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An aerial image taken on August 10, 2023 shows destroyed homes and buildings burned to the ground in Lahaina along the Pacific Ocean in the aftermath of wildfires.

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The harbor of Lahaina

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An aerial view of Lahaina devestation.
Watercraft bear the scars of Tuesday’s wildfire near downtown Lahaina on August 11, 2023.

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