Hawaii Kaunakakai Fire (FM-2834)
Incident period: August 29, 2009 to September 7, 2009
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on August 31, 2009
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August 31, 2009
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help the state of Hawaii fight the Kaunakaki Fire in Maui County. The authorization makes FEMA funding available to reimburse 75 percent of the eligible firefighting costs under an approved grant for managing, mitigating and controlling the fire.