A car caught on fire on the H-3 Freeway in the Kaneohe-bound lanes on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at around 1:30 p.m.
The fire was located on the Kaneohe side of the Harano Tunnel but before the Hospital Rock Tunnel.
The closed the freeway in the Kaneohe-bound direction.
Vehicles began to back up in the Harano Tunnel.
At one point, the Harano Tunnel appeared to be filled with smoke.
The fire was extinguished and the freeway was reopened at around 2:45 p.m. No serious injuries were reported.