09-14-20 North Kohala brush fire

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Edwin A. Buyten
Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 266
Report No. 20-066848


Media Release

At approximately 2:26 a.m. on September 02, 2020 (Wednesday), North Kohala patrol officers responded to a brush fire located on Akoni Pule Highway (Rte. 270) near the 12 mile-marker.  Upon arrival, the Hawaiʻi Fire Department was working to extinguish the brush fire which had burned approximately 20 acres.

A gray 2002 Buick Rendezvous, which had been parked on the Makai side of Akoni Pule Highway was also engulfed in the fire.

Police ask that anyone who may have information regarding this incident to call Detective Ray Fukada at (808) 326-4646, ext. 281, or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

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