Maui County sues Hawaiian Electric Company for damages from disastrous fires

Maui County sues Hawaiian Electric Company for damages from disastrous fires

The civil suit filed Thursday seeks a jury trial and “punitive and exemplary damages” to recoup costs and loss of revenue from the deadly wildfires.

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​The civil suit filed Thursday seeks a jury trial and “punitive and exemplary damages” to recoup costs and loss of revenue from the deadly wildfires.