Emergency Relief Supplies Arrive in Hawaii

Emergency relief equipment and supplies have arrived in Hawaii on the Samaritan’s Purse DC-8 cargo jet to provide immediate assistance to those suffering from the wildfires that devastated Maui.

The charity airlifted a volunteer team and 17 tons of relief supplies from Greensboro, North Carolina, to Maui, Hawaii, on Tuesday, Aug. 15. Among many other items onboard were solar lights, cooking kits, hygiene kits, and plastic tarp to provide immediate relief to survivors of the deadly wildfires. The plane also carried tools and equipment that will help their volunteers sift through ashes to recover valuables and treasured mementos for devastated homeowners.


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