House fire in Waimanalo leaves more than a dozen displaced, traffic re-routed


A large number of engines and fire companies responded to a house fire in Waimanalo around 2:30 a.m. Monday morning on Kalanianaole Highway.

Traffic was re-routed through the neighborhood to bypass the scene. Kalanianaole Highway is reopened in both directions.

Honolulu Fire Department shortly had the blaze under control around 3 a.m.

HFD searched the house and accounted 13 residents, 10 adults and three children. The American Red Cross has been notified.

Crews now begin an investigation into what caused this house fire.

The house deemed a complete loss.

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