Two more victims of Lāhainā fire identified bringing total to 69

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The community put up a memorial along the Lahaina Bypass of crosses for each person who died in the devastating Aug. 8, 2023 fire, along with yellow ribbons for those who are missing. (Cammy Clark/Maui Now)

The Maui Police Department released the names of two more victims from the Aug. 8 Lāhainā fire on Sunday: Janet St. Clair, 75, and Douglas Matsuda-Boucher, 65, both of Lāhainā.

This brings the total number of victims publicly identified to 69 of the estimated 97 fatalities, which is down from the death toll of 115 that had been reported for more than two weeks. Another eight people have been identified, but their families have not been located or notified.

Previously announced victims of the Maui wildfire disaster:

  • Carole Hartley, 60, Lāhainā
  • Michael Gordon, 68, Lāhainā
  • Keyiro Fuentes, 14, of Lāhainā
  • Maurice Buen, 79, of Lāhainā
  • Buddy Carter, 85, of Lāhainā
  • Bibiana “Bhing” Lutrania, 58, of Lāhainā
  • Glenn Yoshino, 75, of Lāhainā
  • Rafael Imperial, 63, of Lāhainā
  • Floyd St Clair, 75, of Lāhainā
  • Leticia Constantino, 56, of Lāhainā
  • Louise Abihai, 97, of Lāhainā
  • Nicholas Turbin III, 71, of Lāhainā
  • Anthony “Tony” Simpson, 43, of Lāhainā
  • Glenda Yabes, 48, of Lāhainā
  • John “Thumper” McCarthy, 74, of Lāhainā
  • Tim Nakamoto, 69, of Lāhainā
  • Leroy Wagner, 69, of Lāhainā
  • Joseph Lara, 86, of Lāhainā
  • Gwendolyn Puou, 83, of Lāhainā
  • Edward Sato, 76, of Lāhainā
  • Eugene Recolizado, 50, of Lāhainā
  • Mark Kaminsky, 59, of Lāhainā
  • David Nuesca Jr., 59, of Lāhainā
  • Poomaikai Losano, 28, of Lāhainā
  • Carolyn Ono, 73, of Lāhainā
  • Pablo Pagdilao III, 75, Lāhainā
  • Coleen Jones, 59, Lāhainā
  • Roxanne Ibara-Hinau, 68, Lāhainā
  • Rogelio Mabalot, 68, Lāhainā
  • George Hall III, 67, Kahului
  • Todd Nakamura, 61, Lāhainā
  • Bernard Portabes, 75, Lāhainā
  • Tony Takafua, 7, Lāhainā
  • Salote Tone, 39, Lāhainā
  • Faaoso Tone, 70, Lāhainā
  • Maluifonua Tone, 73, Lāhainā
  • Bette Jo Dyckman, 73, Lāhainā
  • Rebecca Rans, 57, Lāhainā
  • Tau Ponali, 66, Lāhainā
  • Valerie Kauffman, 78, Lāhainā
  • Salvador Coloma, 77, Lāhainā
  • Carlo Tobias, 54, Lāhainā
  • Albert Kitaguchi, 62, of Lāhainā
  • Lynn Manibog, 74, Lāhainā
  • Clyde Wakida, 74, Lāhainā
  • Todd Yamafuji, 68, Lāhainā
  • Antonia Molina, 64, Lāhainā
  • Freeman Tam Lung, 80, Lāhainā
  • Theresa Cook, 72, California
  • Joseph Schilling, 67, Lāhainā
  • Narciso Baylosis Jr., 67, Lāhainā
  • Vanessa Baylosis, 67, Lāhainā
  • Douglas Gloege, 59, Lāhainā
  • Juan Deleon, 45, Lāhainā
  • Conchita Sagudang, 75, Lāhainā
  • Danilo Sagudang, 55, Lāhainā
  • Rodolfo Rocutan, 76, Lāhainā
  • Jonathan Somaoang, 76, Lāhainā
  • Angelita Vasquez, 88, Lāhainā
  • Donna Gomes, 71, Lāhainā
  • Melva Benjamin, 71, Lāhainā
  • Virginia Dofa, 90, Lāhainā
  • Alfredo Galinato, 79, Lāhainā
  • Robert Dyckman, 74, Lāhainā
  • Buddy Jantoc, 79, Lāhainā

The Maui Police Department and the FBI say the number of individuals who are unaccounted for has dropped to 31, down from 66 last week.

The new list is also down from the 385 names released on Sept. 1, and the 388 names released on Aug. 24. Prior to that, there were more than 3,200 names compiled from various lists. 


Maui police said “It is with a heavy heart” that the County of Maui and the Maui Police Department confirms the identities of the victims involved in the West Maui Wildfire incident. “Our hearts go out to the families, friends, and community affected by this devastating event.”

“Our priority is to handle this situation with the utmost sensitivity and respect for those who are grieving,” police said.

“We understand that this is an incredibly difficult time for the families, and we ask that the media and the public respect the privacy of the grieving families.  We will continue to work closely with the families to ensure that they are updated and supported throughout this process. We extend our gratitude to the community for their support and understanding during this challenging time,” police said.


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