Nicole Kidman has commented on the devastating wildfires ravaging Hawaii.
The Australian-raised Honolulu-born actress expressed her heartbreak in an Instagram Story publish on Sunday.
“I am shocked by the devastation in Hawaii and feel so deeply for the loss people are experiencing,” the 56-year-old wrote in textual content on a black background.
“I was born in Hawaii and I have so much love and connection to the island. My family and my mother share the care of everyone whose lives have been hurt and destroyed.” she continued.
Nicole mentioned she and her household donated to charities that helped with the restoration, and inspired her followers to do the identical.
Nicole Kidman, 56, (pictured) has commented on the devastating wildfires ravaging Hawaii
The Australian-raised Honolulu-born actress expressed her heartbreak in an Instagram Story publish on Sunday
Born in Hawaii, Nicole was given the Hawaiian identify Hokulani, which means “celestial star,” and was impressed by the identify of a child elephant born on the Honolulu Zoo across the identical time.
Her household moved to their Australian homeland when Nicole was 4 and settled in Sydney.
It comes after the loss of life toll from the Hawaiian wildfires reached 80 after horrific inferno swept by means of the city of Lahaina, in Maui County.
Born in Hawaii, Nicole was given the Hawaiian identify Hokulani, which means “celestial star,” and was impressed by the identify of a child elephant born on the Honolulu Zoo across the identical time. Nicole (left) is pictured as a toddler with sister Antonia
Pictured is an aerial view of charred vehicles destroying buildings on Friday, Aug. 11
The fires have been fueled by a variety of atmospheric parts – dry situations, low humidity and wind gusts of 100 km/h attributable to Hurricane Dora – a Category 4 hurricane.
The wind was so sturdy that energy strains fell out and homes have been broken. CBS news reported.
The outlet reported that the U.S. Coast Guard rescued 17 individuals who jumped into Lahaina harbor because the fires overtook town.
“There were no fire trucks at the time. I think the fire department was overwhelmed,” a enterprise proprietor in Lahaina informed CBS News.
Hawaii Governor Josh Green mentioned it seems a “bomb” went off after about 1,700 buildings have been destroyed by the hearth.
The wind was so sturdy it knocked out energy strains and broken houses, CBS News reported. The photograph exhibits wildfires that engulfed Lahaina on Aug. 9