Health declines seen in survivors of Maui wildfires, UH study finds

George F. Lee / Star-Advertiser File The temple grounds of the Lahaina Jodo Mission off of Front Street some four months after the devastating Maui wildfires of Aug. 8, 2023.

Nearly half of the people affected by the Maui wildfires in August 2023 suffered a decline in health, according to a study that aims to track the well-being and social conditions of those exposed to the disaster.