Maui firefighters monitor brush fire on Kahoolawe

Local News

In Neighbor Island News, Maui county firefighters are monitoring a brush fire on Kahoolawe. A helicopter was sent out just before10 this morning. A battalion chief onboard confirmed an active brush fire on the southeast end of the island at Kaalai-Kahiki. It’s estimated the fire has burned about 100 acres. Officials say there is no active fire-fighting because of the explosives from the military remaining on the island. It’s not known what started the fire.

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