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Wildfires: Hawaii's Overlooked Threat

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Hurricanes and tsunamis get a lot more attention, but wildfires are one of the state's most common threats. Hundreds of wildfires break out across Hawaii every year. The vast majority of them are human-caused.

In the final installment of The Conversation's five-part series on Hawaii's disaster vulnerability and resiliency, Chris Vandercook talks with wildfire expert Clay Trauernicht about the threats and effects they pose and how to prevent them.

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