Wildfires affecting Hawai‘i

Beginning August 8, 2023 wildfires impacted the state of Hawai‘i, especially the island of Maui, but also Hawai‘i Island, and O‘ahu. More than a dozen federal agencies and departments mobilized to assist. The relief efforts are underway and headed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Maui wildfire and travel updates

Recovery efforts are taking place on Maui. Travel to the island is affected. Please check the links below for updated information on Maui travel during the state of emergency.

Hawaii Tourism Authority Maui Wildfire Updates

US Department of Transportation Travel Alerts for Maui Wildfires

Active State Emergency Proclamations

Local official resources for more information

State of Hawai‘i



Hawai‘i Island

Visiting national park sites of Hawai‘i

If you are planning a visit to one of the national park sites in the state of Hawai‘i, please check the park websites and consider calling ahead for current conditions.

Official U.S. Government response and recovery

For official response and recovery information about the wildfires and the U.S. Government response, please visit the following websites:


English: https://www.fema.gov/hawaii-wildfires

Spanish: https://www.fema.gov/es/hawaii-wildfires

News releases and updates: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4724/news-media

U.S. Government

English: https://www.usa.gov/hawaii-wildfires

Spanish: https://www.usa.gov/es/hawaii-incendios-forestales

Official Hawai‘i wildfire response information on social media:

Last updated: August 18, 2023