A brush fire on Tuesday afternoon prompted Maui officials to close part of Hana and Haleakala highways.
The brush fire was first reported at 1:25 p.m. on the mauka side of Kahului Airport and heliport.
Motorists traveling to and from Paia and Upcountry Maui cannot go through Kahului.
Heavy smoke and gusts are affecting Hana Highway and Haleakala Highway near the back of the Kahului Heliport. Police also closed Hansen Road.
Firefighters are working to extinguish the fire.
Be safe out there!