Early Morning Fire Closes Highway at Makapuu

MAKAPUU, Oahu (KHNL) Four Honolulu fire companies battled a brush fire that scorched five acres of land near Makapuu Wedesday morning. Police shut down Kalanianaole Highway in both directions at around 3 am  but have since re-opened the highway between Makapuu Point and Sea Life Park.

According to Honolulu Fire Captain Kenison Tejada, the blaze was extinguished at around 7 AM. Tejada says no homes were threatened.