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Check Six: National Guard to aid cleanup on Maui – 10 years ago

June 29, 2018

From the Star Bulletin Archives website

About 50 Hawaii National Guard troops were scheduled to arrive in Kula today to begin the task of clearing debris from flood-prone areas, including stream beds where a wall of water, logs and mud swept away a home and severely damaged another in early December.

About 20 Hawaii National Guard reservists from Oahu, along with heavy-equipment vehicles, arrived on Maui yesterday to assist in the cleanup. The group will be joining 30 National Guard troops from Maui.

The joint operation includes Hawaii Army and Air National Guard reservists called to active duty for at least three weeks.

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