OLOWALU, Maui (KHNL) - A family is homeless after a fire near Olowalu burned down their home.
The fire was first reported around 10:30 Wednesday morning on the mountain side of Honoapiilani Highway. The fire then spread to the ocean side of the highway.
All residences and a few businesses were evacuated. The fire is reported to have burned eight hundred acres of land and reached an elevation of 25-hundred feet.