MFD: Kihei Fire Intentionally Set

"Kihei fire, Oct. 20, 2015. Photo credit: Julia Toro."

Arson is a serious crime (first degree arson is a class A felony). If you have any information on any suspicious activity in the area near the Tuesday fire, please report to 911. 

From the Source:

"Maui fire officials say an afternoon brush fire on Tuesday, Oct. 20 in Kīhei was intentionally set.

The incident was reported at 2:24 p.m. near Kaiwahine Street in South Maui.

Firefighters from Kīhei arrived on scene at 2:35 p.m. to find about an acre of dry brush burning at the end of Kaiwahine Street, next to Hale Piʻilani Park...

A total of 2 acres was burned, and the fire came within 100 feet of the nearest homes."