‘Are You Freakin’ Kidding Me?’: Ex-FEMA Head Blasts Hawaii’s Focus On ‘Equity’

  • Former Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Michael Brown blasted officials in Hawaii over their focus on “equity” prior to a deadly wildfire.
  • The West Maui Land Company accused M. Kaleo Manuel, an official with the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), of delaying a response to a request to use water to refill reservoirs used by the Maui Fire Department to fight the wildfire, Hawaii News Now reported.
  • A video of Manuel discussing the importance of having conversations about “equity” when it came to water use surfaced Thursday.