Fast-Moving Hawaii Wildfire Burns Home, Destroys Church

Fast-Moving Hawaii Wildfire Burns Home, Destroys Church

Disaster Alert
December 28, 2020

Source: Maui Now

Approximate locations (according to media outlets) sustaining structural damage:

– Olowalu (Maui County, 96761)
*Home damage reported on Luawai Street; Church/community center destroyed on Olowalu Village Road (Identified as 801 Olowalu Village Road)

Update 4:35 p.m.: Damage Report from brush fire includes community hall/church

A community hall/church in the Olowalu Village area was completely destroyed, according to a survey conducted Sunday of the impacted area of the brush fire.

Two storage units and two vehicles at the same location also burned and are considered 100 percent losses.

A residence on Luawai Street also sustained fire damage to an exterior wall. Damages to this residence are estimated at $30,000.

Update 11:25 a.m.: Brush fire 90 percent contained.

As of 8 a.m. Sunday, the Olowalu brush fire is considered 90 percent contained. The burn area is estimated at approximately 760 acres.

For full report, please click the source link above.