Follow Up: Fire at Waikiki condominium building remains under investigation

  • Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser
  • Published: 04/05/2021 04:16 PM

A fire that broke out at a unit of a nine-story condominium building in Waikiki early Sunday caused an estimated $141,000 to the unit and its contents, according to the Honolulu Fire Department. Nearly 40 firefighters responded to the two-alarm fire at 2509 Ala Wai Boulevard just before 1:10 a.m. Upon arrival, they observed smoke and flames emerging from the lanai of a unit on the fourth floor. Firefighters brought the blaze under control at 1:30 a.m. and extinguished it at 1:44 a.m. There were no injuries reported...The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Damage to four other units and their contents is estimated at $99,000. Spokeswoman Louise McCoy said smoke and flames damaged a unit on the fifth floor directly above the unit where the fire started. A unit on the third floor and another on the second floor also sustained water damage. McCoy noted a second unit on the fourth floor sustained some damage.


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