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Busaba Yip, a cultural director and docent of the Wo Hing Museum, said she's devastated that the fire burned the structure.
Courtesy of Busaba Yip
The Chinese community on Maui dates back to their arrival on merchant ships and sugar cane plantations days. A museum that educated visitors about Chinese history in Lāhainā burned down during the Aug. 8 wildfires. HPR's Cassie Ordonio spoke with a Wo Hing Temple Museum and Cookhouse docent about how the structure and its cultural artifacts will be recovered.
A wildfire burned through the town of Lāhainā on Aug. 8, causing loss of life, property and cultural landmarks. HPR continues to cover Maui's efforts to heal and rebuild.
After five years of planning and preparation, Hōkūleʻa set off for a four-year voyage around the Pacific in June 2023. Stay tuned for HPR's coverage of Hōkūleʻa as reporters interview crew members and track their progress.