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COURTESY MAUI FIRE DEPT OLOWALU, MAUI
As of 2:00 p.m., Saturday July 9, 2016, the Olowalu fire has scorched about 1,300 acres of brush and is about 30 percent contained. The brush fire was reported at 7:15 a.m. on Friday July 8, 2016, and started in an open field north of Ehehene St. in the Olowalu-Ukumehame area. Honoapiilani Highway is open in both directions.