Jason Momoa spotted at Queenstown Airport amidst Maui wildfire devastation


Jason Momoa was seen in high spirits as he made his way to Queenstown Airport in New Zealand. The 44-year-old Hollywood star dropped off his German shepherd, Rama, at Pet Transport before departing the country. Despite the delay in filming for his Minecraft movie due to the SAG-AFTRA strikes, Momoa decided to jet off to his next destination.

Donning a casual look, Momoa kept himself warm with a black jumper and track pants. He made sure to bring along a bag filled with treats and accessories for Rama's flight. To shield his identity, the Aquaman star added a pair of dark sunglasses and pulled his cap low over his face. With his dark hair tucked under his hat, he carefully loaded up Rama for her safe journey with a handler out of the country.


Momoa's departure from New Zealand comes shortly after he urged people to reconsider traveling to Maui, Hawaii due to the devastating wildfires. The actor, who hails from Honolulu, took to Instagram to convey his message to those who still intended to visit the region. In one of his posts, he wrote, "'Maui is not the place to have your vacation right now. DO NOT TRAVEL TO MAUI. Do not convince yourself that your presence is needed on an island that is suffering this deeply." Momoa also expressed gratitude to everyone who had donated and shown support during this challenging time.

The wildfires have left a lasting impact on Maui's resources, with blocks of buildings in the Maui town being completely demolished. The road into Lahaina remained closed in both directions, days after the flames wreaked havoc in the area. The situation has become toxic, leading to ongoing closures and restrictions in and around the town.

Despite these heartbreaking circumstances, Momoa seemed to maintain a positive outlook as he embarked on his journey. With Rama by his side, he bid farewell to New Zealand and prepared for what lies ahead.


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