Brush fire burns 300 acres in Koke‘e

Courtesy of Nely Caberto

Nely Caberto of Kekaha said the fire was visible from Kaumuali‘i Highway while she was on the way to work before 6 a.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2024.

KOKE‘E — A brush fire, which scorched an estimated 300 acres near Waimea Canyon Drive, was approximately 60 percent contained as of 3:20 p.m. on Thursday, the Kaua‘i Fire Department (KFD) said.