Maui Firefighters Respond to 7 Fireworks Related New Years Calls

January 1, 2016, 6:55 PM HST · Updated January 1, 6:58 PM

Maui fireworks, file photo by Wendy Osher.

Maui fireworks, file photo by Wendy Osher.

Maui firefighters responded to seven fireworks-related calls between New Year’s Eve and 6:30 p.m. on New Year’s Day.

Fire officials say none of the incidents resulted in fireworks related injuries.

Below is a list of calls the fire department responded to over the holiday:

• 7:14 p.m. Brushfire, 20 x 20 ft.; Lihikai School grounds, Kunu Pl./Papa Ave.; Fireworks related.


• 8:59 p.m. Dumpster fire; Lahaina Recreation Center, Shaw St. Lahaina; Cause undetermined.

• 9:20 p.m. Rubbish fire, on the roadway; Ukali St. Wailuku, Cause undetermined.

• 11:01 p.m. Vehicle fire; Lihiwai Pl. Haʻikū, Cause undetermined.

• 11:06 p.m. Dumpster fire; Hanakaʻōʻō “Canoe” Beach, Lahaina; Cause undetermined.

• 11:10 p.m. Rubbish fire, wood pallets in a field; Lokia St. Lahaina; Cause undetermined.

• 11:58 p.m. Vehicle fire, 10 x 20 ft. brush also burned; Pūlehu Rd. Pūlehu; Cause undetermined.

• 01/01/2016, 12:29 a.m. Rubbish fire, wood pallets on the roadway; Molokaʻi Hema St. Kahului; Cause undetermined.

• 01/01/2016, 1:06 a.m. Rubbish fire, fireworks on the sidewalk; Kili Nahe St. Nāpili; Fireworks related.

• 01/01/2016, 2:24 a.m. Trash can fire, improperly discarded fireworks; Munoz St. Pukalani; Fireworks related.

• 01/01/2016, 2:53 a.m. Brushfire, 4 x 4 ft. grass; Waikō Rd. Waikapū; Cause undetermined.

• 01/01/2016, 5:52 a.m. Dumpster fire; War Memorial Stadium, Wailuku; Fireworks related.

• 01/01/2016, 7:06 a.m. Brushfire, 4 x 4 ft. grass; Omaopio Rd/Pūlehu Rd. Pūlehu; Fireworks related.

• 01/01/2016, 3:01 p.m. Brushfire, 15 x 4 ft. grass; Across of 515 S. Kīhei Rd. Kīhei; Fireworks related.

• 01/01/2016, 4:29 p.m. Brushfire, 20 x 20 ft. grass; Kaiolohia St. Kīhei; Fireworks related.



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