AINA HAINA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Smoldering charcoal thrown into a rubbish can is being blamed for a fire that caused $20,000 damage to an Aina Haina church.
The blaze was reported at 1:10 p.m. at the Church of God on Mona Street. According to the fire department, the fire burned from the outside of the church inward.
The fire burned a portion of the roof and a window of the church.
Fire investigators said the fire was a reminder to completely douse charcoal with water before disposing it.