“Minimization” doesn’t work

Despite what HC&S says are its best efforts, most every smoke plume eventually collapses over a population center. Ma’alaea and North Kihei are particularly hard hit. The Department of Health continues to allow burns and tell us that HC&S met their standard of “miminization”. Minimization is a vague word that means nothing and most certainly does not mean that no smoke dropped down on our towns. Meanwhile many of us watch our loved ones as they struggle to breathe from a smoke-induced asthma attack.

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