Blaze scorches cane field in Paia

Image source: Asa Ellison
Image source: Asa Ellison

PAIA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - An unscheduled cane fire broke out on Maui on Sunday, scorching roughly 270 acres in Paia.

The blaze started around 10:30 a.m. this morning off of Holomua Road and destroyed crops belonging to the Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Last June, authorities asked for help form the public after a string of suspicious cane fires.

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