WAIMANALO, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An electrical warming appliance left on overnight caused the early-morning blaze at Serg's Mexican Kitchen in Waimanalo, the Honolulu Fire Department said.
The blaze started about 5:55 a.m. Monday, and about 20 firefighters responded. The fire was extinguished by 6:10 a.m.
Damage from the blaze was estimated at $40,000 to the structure and $20,000 to its contents.
There were no reports of any injuries, HFD said.
Crews closed off a portion of Kalanianaole Highway while they battled the flames.