Hawaii News Now reports:
President Biden and the first lady will travel to fire-ravaged areas of Maui on Monday to meet with wildfire victims, first responders and government officials.
Maui is preparing for the presidential visit as the grim and difficult work of searching for remains in historic Lahaina continues. Teams armed with cadaver dogs have searched about 78% of the town. Details of the president’s visit have not yet been publicly released.
But the White House previously said he would be meeting with survivors, the governor and other government officials, and recovery teams who are sifting through the ashes of Lahaina.
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My heart, my prayers, and my focus are on the victims of the Maui wildfires and their families.
Jill and I are eager to meet with the brave first responders in Lahaina tomorrow, to spend time with families and community members, and witness firsthand what will be required for… pic.twitter.com/CORxHm6doX
— President Biden (@POTUS) August 20, 2023