Fire damages Kahana resort
KAHANA – Some 60 firefighters battled a blaze at the Valley Isle Resort all day on Monday, Sept. 3.
Estimated damages are $900,000 to the structure and $500,000 to the contents.
There were no injuries reported. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.
Maui Fire Department responded at 6:01 a.m. to the fire.
The 4327 Lower Honoapiilani Road resort was evacuated, along with adjoining buildings. The Red Cross was activated to assist displaced residents.
The affected building housed Sports Club Kahana, a sauna, kitchen and offices.
MFD called the fire under control at 1 p.m. Resort guests and residents were allowed back into their units as of 3 p.m., utilizing the beach access only. Power was restored to the units but not the elevator service.