Editorial: Legislature faces tough fire issues

The Legislature will need to make the Maui fires a top priority next session, which begins in January. The disaster made distressingly clear the need to address some of the state’s most serious vulnerabilities — among them land management, housing shortages, emergency preparedness and environmental threats from climate change. But where to begin? Lawmakers can start with six draft reports from state House working groups, a solid and serious effort to address topics related to the fires and provide recommendations to the Legislature.

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