Kawaihae Road reopens after brush fire extinguished on Hawaii Island

Local News

Kawaihae Road between Akoni Pule Hwy. and Queen Kaahumanu Hwy has reopened after a brush fire.

The road opened around noon.

A vehicle traveling on Kawaihae Road experienced a tire blowout which caused the vehicle’s rim to emit sparks which ignited the brush fire.

HFD worked to extinguish the fire.

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