S. Kohala brush fires close Highway 190

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Firefighters were busy battling three brush fires on Sunday.

Firefighters were busy battling three brush fires on Sunday.

Highway 190, between Waikoloa Road and mile marker 6, was closed for about five hours as three separate fires. One of the fires, located near mile marker 8, was consumed about 10 acres on the makai side of the highway while the other two fires were kept small.

The highway reopened shortly before 5 p.m.

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