FEMA to reimburse county $886K for Mana Road fire

A Big Island firefighter puts out a blaze near Waimea on Aug. 5, 2021. The area was scorched by the state’s largest ever wildfire. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

A Hawaii Fire Department tanker sprays down hotspots near Donald Morgan's home on Aug. 3, 2021, in South Kohala. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

Federal funding is headed to Hawaii County to help offset expenses incurred last summer battling the Big Island’s largest wildfire in history.