Wildfire Forces Residents in Launiupoko Area to Evacuate

LAUNIUPOKO, Maui (KHNL) -  Maui Police are evacuating residents in the Launiupoko area.  The subdivision adjoins the Olowalu area where a brush fire that started Wednesday morning has burned 1,400 acres.  Honoapi'ilani Highway has been closed to traffic.  The American Red Cross re-opened the shelter at the Lahaina Gymnasium.