Displaced residents will have a two-day window next week to go back to what’s left of their homes.

Lahaina fire survivors can return to their properties on Kuuipo, Aa and Lokia streets on Monday and Tuesday, Maui County announced Thursday in a news release.

Zones 2C, 2D and 2E are the latest areas for residents to temporarily reenter the burn zone to look for keepsakes, closure or anything else since the fires destroyed most of Lahaina on Aug. 8.

The first reentry took place Monday on Kaniau Road in Zone 1C. Sixteen families went back for the day.

Map of Maui County disaster area reentry status
Zones 1C, 2C, 2D and 2E will be open for reentry to residents. (April Estrellon/Civil Beat/2023)

Reentry passes for the next three zones will be available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at both the Lahaina Civic Center and the front lawn of the Kalana O Maui county building in Wailuku.

Learn more about what’s needed to obtain a vehicle pass, safety advisories and other support here.

Under a phased reentry plan, residents along Kaniau Road, straight street running perpendicular to Honoapiilani Highway, were allowed to return starting Sept. 25, 2023. (Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2023)
Under a phased reentry plan, residents along Kaniau Road, center, were allowed to return Monday. Next week, residents of three more streets east of Kaniau Road will be allowed to reenter. (Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2023)

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