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Firefighters battle Kihei blaze

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

First photo: Maui firefighters douse hot spots along the Piilani Highway edge of Monday’s brushfire in Kihei. The fire broke out Monday morning and burned 80 acres about a quarter mile north of the Maui Meadows subdivision in Kihei. By sundown the Fire Department had declared it 100 percent contained.

Second photo: A helicopter pilot makes a water drop near Piilani Highway on Monday morning.

Third photo: Bystanders watch as crews battle an 80-acre blaze in Kihei on Monday.

Fourth photo: Multiple helicopter crews coordinate to help bring Monday’s fire under control.