150-year-old banyan tree from India scorched & scarred, but still standing

A 150-year-old banyan tree imported from India and one of the largest in the US is struggling for its survival as deadly wildfires have swept through the Hawaiian island of Maui. Firefighters were working early Friday to extinguish flare-ups and fully contain the wildfires in Lahaina and other parts of Maui, as the death toll from one of the deadliest natural disasters in Hawaii’s history grew to 55 and was expected to climb.​

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