Windward Oahu Brush Fire, Armed Robbery Suspect at Large, & Fisherman Rescued

The Honolulu Fire Department is working to fully contain a brush fire that started on the hillside behind Kalaheo High School and spread over the ridge to Kaneohe. According to fire officials, 400 acres were damaged in the blaze.

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Hawaii News Now's Ramsay Wharton is following the story this morning. She'll have the latest on Hawaii News Now Sunrise beginning at 4:30 a.m.


Honolulu police continue to search an armed robber who shot two people at a Waipahu ATM on Friday. Investigators say the gunman may have fled in a light-colored SUV.

The suspect is described as a Polynesian male in his 30s or 40s. He's between 5'6" and 5'8" with a medium to husky build. He has black hair and was last seen wearing light-colored shorts and black T-shirt. Call police if you have any tips.


A fisherman is safe after his boat capsized and sank approximately 15 miles south of Oahu. Officials say the fisherman was able to transmit a Mayday call using new system installed by the Coast Guard. We'll have the details coming up on Hawaii News Now Sunrise.

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The Sunrise team