Changing Climate & Wildfire in Hawai`i: Current Observations & Future Projections

Thick dark smoke billows over closed Maui Veterans Highway Thursday afternoon as the brushfire roars past the Maui Humane Society. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

The Climate Crisis and a Future Look at Hawai'i

The climate crisis is affecting Pacific islands in real time and now more than ever, we need to understand what the wildfire projections tell us for the future. This fact sheet presents possible wildfire scenarios based on historical data and future projections.