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First responders build 23 pallet shelters for displaced families

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Hawaii National Guardsmen and personnel from the Maui Fire Department and county Department of Parks and Recreation construct 23 temporary emergency shelters for displaced families and people impacted by COVID-19 on Friday at Waiale Park in Wailuku. Each 64-square-foot pallet shelter features two beds and an air conditioner.

Hawaii National Guard Sgt. Alvin Penaflorida applies weather stripping Friday to a pallet shelter with help from Spc. Filemon Lagon.

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