Firefighters put out Hawaii Kai brushfire

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A brushfire broke out shortly after 2:00 Thursday morning along Waikapu Loop, near the Hawaii Kai Golf Course.

It quickly moved up the hillside toward the HECO transformers in the area, forcing authorities to shut off for about an hour and a half.

Firefighters managed to get the blaze under control by 2:45 AM and extinguished shortly after 3:30 AM.

No word yet on how many acres the fire burned.

The cause is still under investigation.

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