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Arson blamed for elementary school fire

WAIPAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Honolulu Fire Department says investigators found conclusive evidence that a fire at Honowai Elementary School in Waipahu was intentionally set. The call came in at 9:15 pm and it was under control ten minutes later. One classroom was damaged causing $20,000 in damage to the structure and another $20,000 to the contents inside.

The fire department will be contacting the Honolulu Police Department to open an arson case. Fire investigators collected the evidence that suggests arson, however they cannot say what that evidence is at this point.

Honowai Elementary School is located at 94-600 Honowai Street.

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