Brush fires flared up off of Haleahi Road in Waianae Tuesday morning.
Areas charred on Monday are now a barren wasteland.
Firefighters decide a course of action off of Waianae Valley Road.
Yasmin Dar did live reports on KITV4 News This Morning on Tuesday.
The sky was hazy from the smoke on Tuesday.
Firefighters are trying to put out hot spots.
Part of an orchid farm was damaged from Tuesday morning's flare up.
Fire officials said a massive brush fire in Waianae that kept crews busy overnight was 75 percent contained Tuesday morning.
Firefighters worked on hot spots that broke out overnight and Tuesday morning off Waianae Valley Road.
About 1,000 acres were burned, according to fire officials, and it's the largest fire in the state this year.
The brush fire broke out at around 1 p.m. Monday just off Lualualei Homestead Road and it burned over the ridge line.
About a dozen residents evacuated their homes due to the smoke.
A Red Cross shelter was opened at 7 p.m. Monday at 85-601 Farrington Highway.
Reporter Shayne Enright had to wear a mask to keep from breathing in too much smoke.
Videographer Glenn Tengan took the same precautions.
Fire engines as far as Palolo helped to battle the blaze, but strong winds, steep terrain and poor visibility proved challenging.
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