At around noon, multiple callers reported a fire in the Macadamia Nut farm lands in Waiehu off of the Kahekili Highway near Waialupe Drive. Fire crews from Kahului, Wailuku, and Wailea along with 2 helicopters responded to the scene.
When the Wailuku fire companies arrived on scene, they confirmed a large working fire and began fire fighting efforts. Kahului, Wailea, and aviation units arrived shortly thereafter and assisted.
At present time, fire fighting efforts are still under way. Police have shut down the Kahakuloa bound lane for fire crew safety and set up contraflow.
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