Large Pahala Brush Fire Closes Surrounding Roadway

The Hawai`i Police Department reports that a 30 acre brush fire near Higashi Camp and Keaiwa Camp has forced the closure of Kaalaiki Road for the night.

Officials estimated that the road will also be closured through Saturday.

There is no detour so the public is being asked to avoid this area until further notice.

No homes are being threatened at this time and additional fire crews are being called to the scene to assist. If the incident changes the public will be advised with updates. No homes are threatened at this time.