Wild Fire on Maui Strands Tourists and Forces Evacuation of Homes

By Livingly Staff on
A wild fire on the Hawaiian island of Mauai has forced the evacuation of homes and businesses and left thousands of residents and visitors stranded due to a highway closure that has lasted for more than six hours. The fire is burning in Maalaea. The Honoapiilani Highway remains closed, virtually shutting off Lahaina from the rest of the island. Officials estimate the fire, which was first reported at 10pm, has already burned 2,000 acres. About 100 people have been evacuated including...Read Full Story