Plastic shed destroyed in fire
WAILUKU - A plastic shed went up in flames next to a home in Wailuku Country Estates early Wednesday morning, a fire official said.
The shed was destroyed, and there was minor damage to the home's windows, said acting Battalion Chief Ryan Ayakawa. A damage estimate was not immediately available, and the fire remained under investigation.
No injuries were reported in the blaze reported around 12:11 a.m. Wednesday. The fire was under control at 12:21 a.m. and extinguished shortly after, Ayakawa said.
The Wailuku and Kahului fire crews, the Kahului rescue crew and two battalion chiefs responded to the fire.
County pools to close for work
WAILUKU - Pools in Wailuku and Lahaina will be closed for heavy-duty maintenance this month, the county Department of Parks and Recreation announced.
Lahaina pools will be closed all day Saturday and reopen at noon Sunday. Wailuku pools will shut down Monday and Tuesday and reopen at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
For more information, contact Duke Sevilla at 270-6135.
Parking set for Makawao event
MAKAWAO - Special parking arrangements are being made for Friday's Real Paniolo Country Christmas Parade at 5 p.m., followed by other events, including the Makawao Third Friday Party.
Parking will be available for $5 at Makawao Hongwanji Mission from 4 to 9 p.m., with proceeds benefiting the mission and the Maui County Veterans Association; for no charge at the county municipal parking lot in Makawao town or at the Maui County Public Works Baseyard, located at 1295 Makawao Ave., across from St. Joseph Church; and for $2 at Oskie Rice Arena, with proceeds benefiting youth soccer. A free shuttle bus into Makawao town will be available from 4 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m.
Parking will not be available at Makawao Elementary School. The Bull Bash will be held at 7 p.m. at the Oskie Rice Arena. It will continue at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.
For more information, visit mauifridays.com/makawao or call the county Office of Economic Development at 270-7710.