7 Displaced After Maui Meadows Home Fire

April 17, 2019, 12:34 PM HST · Updated April 17, 4:04 PM
Wendy Osher · 18 Comments


At 10:51 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Maui firefighters were called to reports of a structure fire at a residence on Kehala Drive in the Maui Meadows subdivision in South Maui.

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Maui Meadows home fire, 4.17.19. Photo credit: Karl Schurz

On scene, crews found a two story home heavily involved with fire on the second story. It was quickly confirmed that all occupants had made it out safely prior to the arrival of fire personnel.

Crews worked to knock down the blaze which was declared under control at 11:55 a.m.


The cause of the fire is being investigated and damage estimates are not yet available. There are also no injuries to report.

It is believed that seven people were displaced as a result of the fire. All are being assisted by the Red Cross.

Firefighters from Wailea, Kihei, and Kahului responded to the incident.


Maui fire crews are responding to a residential structure fire at a home in the Maui Meadows subdivision.  The incident was reported shortly before 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at a home on Kehala Drive.

Emergency crews remained on scene at last report.

*Check back for more details, which will be posted as they become available. 

Maui Meadows home Fire. (4.17.19) Photo Credit: MFD

Maui Meadows home Fire. (4.17.19) Photo Credit: MFD

Wendy Osher
Wendy Osher leads the Maui Now news team. She is also the news voice of parent company, Pacific Media Group, having served nearly 20 years as News Director for the company’s six Maui radio stations.

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