Maui wildfires: A personal account of witnessing devastation in Lahaina

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Saturday, August 19, 2023
A personal account of witnessing devastation from Maui wildfires
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Burned-out shells of cars and neighborhoods devastated tell the story of desperation as the flames overtook Maui's historic town of Lahaina.

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- ABC7's David Ono has covered a number of disasters in his career, but covering the wildfires in Maui was different. Maui is dear to him.

David was on vacation with his family in Maui when disaster struck.

Being there at that moment gave him a deeper understanding of how quickly life can change.

Here is his experience from last week as he tried to cover the story, while being a part of it.

Watch the video above for the full report.