Home destroyed by electrical fire
A malfunction in a tankless electric water heater caused a fire
Thursday that destroyed a Niu Valley home, firefighters have
Honolulu Fire Department inspectors found the origin of the blaze in a
crawl space under the home at 440 Puamamane St., according to Capt.
Damage was estimated at $300,000 to the wooden building and $50,000 to
Kamehameha Schools trustee Nainoa Thompson and his wife, Kathy Muneno,
lived in the house but were not home at the time.