The 100-acre brushfire near Lihu‘e Airport is seen from the ocean aboard a sailboat.
Contributed by County of Kaua‘i
Fire blazes behind Lihu‘e Airport on Monday afternoon.
Cody Meyer / Contributed photo
A Delta Airlines plane makes its final approach to Lihu‘e Airport through smoke from a 100-acre brushfire. In the foreground, sprinklers at the Hokuala Ocean Course are activated as a control against embers from the fire.
Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island
Air-1, the Kaua‘i Fire Department emergency helicopter, attacks a brushfire with water Monday afternoon near Lihu‘e Airport.
Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island
The Kaua‘i Fire Department’s emergency helicopter drops water on a brushfire hotspot Monday afternoon near Lihu‘e Airport.
LIHU‘E — Firefighters contained a 100-acre brushfire that broke out near the makai side of Lihu‘e Airport on Monday afternoon.