Honoapi‘ilani Now OPEN in Mā‘alaea Following Brush Fire

June 12, 2019, 3:19 PM HST · Updated June 13, 6:05 AM
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Honoapiʻilani fire. 6.12.19. Photo credit: Fatima Bayle.

UPDATE: (June 12, 2019, 3:38 p.m.)

The Honoapiʻilani Highway (Hwy 30) is now OPEN.  Maui fire crews extinguished a brush fire near Mile 8 of the highway, which burned a quarter acre.

The fire was reported at around 2:52 p.m. and was extinguished by 3:30 p.m.

The Maui Fire Department’s Engine 1 and Tanker 10 responded to the scene.

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Maui fire officials say the cause of the fire is unknown.  Conditions at the time of the incident were clear, with trade winds blowing at 15 mph.

Motorists can expect a delay as traffic resumes its normal flow.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: HONOAPIILANI HWY FIRE
(June 12, 2019, 3 p.m.)

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The Honoapiʻilani Highway (Hwy 30) is closed in both directions at Mile Marker 8, on the “pali” section of the road in Māʻalaea due to a brush fire.  Crews are on scene.

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

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