A fire off of Hōkiokio Place in West Maui burned an estimated 3/4 of an acre of light brush on Tuesday night and forced the temporary closure of the road for about an hour overnight.
The fire was first reported at 10:48 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 along Hōkiokio near the Lahaina Bypass. Hōkiokio was closed between the Honoapiʻilani Highway and the Lahaina Bypass until around 12:15 a.m. on Wednesday, May 10.
Maui Fire Department officials say the fire was 100% contained at 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday, and extinguished at 12:11 a.m. on Wednesday.
Crews battled the blaze with winds blowing upslope at 10-15 mph.
Responding Units included: Engine 3, Ladder 3, Tanker 3, and Engine 11.
The cause of the fire is undetermined.
Original source: https://mauinow.com/2023/05/10/fire-off-of-hokiokio-place-burns-less-than-an-acre-of-brush/