Firefighters battle brushfires in Makiki

Tantalus fire

Honolulu firefighters battled brushfires in the Makiki area Friday night.

The fires started just before 7 p.m. on a hillside on Tantalus Drive.

It burned about 3,000 square feet.

According to police, a group of juveniles started a bon fire.

Police closed a portion of Tantalus Drive as firefighters doused the flames.

The road was reopened just before 9 p.m.

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