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  • Writer's pictureByron Gangnes

UHERO Blog Post: Jobless claims reveal staggering employment cost of Maui wildfires

Updated: Sep 19, 2023

Jobless claims data provide a timely indication of the employment costs inflicted by last month’s tragic Maui wildfires, which killed at least 118 people and destroyed more than 2,300 structures. A number of factors are driving Maui jobless claims higher. All told, they add up to a staggering hit to Maui County employment.

Maui from the air

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