Maui firefighters battle 50-acre fire

Published  9:46 PM HST May 01, 2013
LAHAINA, Hawaii -

Maui firefighters spent the afternoon putting out a 50 acre brush fire in Honokohau Valley.

Fire officials say the blaze began on the makai side of Honoapiilani Highway in an old pineapple field around noon on Wednesday.

The fire was contained about three hours later.

No buildings were damaged.  The cause of the fire is undetermined.

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