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Brush fire closes Kapalua Airport

  • COURTESY STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
                                The fire reached Kapalua Airport’s runway, according to Maui County officials.

    COURTESY STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

    The fire reached Kapalua Airport’s runway, according to Maui County officials.

  • COURTESY STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
                                A brush fire today has suspended flight operations at Kapalua Airport after nearby power lines were damaged, according to the state Department of Transportation.

    COURTESY STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

    A brush fire today has suspended flight operations at Kapalua Airport after nearby power lines were damaged, according to the state Department of Transportation.

A fast-moving West Maui fire, which prompted the shutdown of the Kapalua Airport and evacuation of two subdivisions, continued to burn Tuesday night. Read more

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