The Maui Police Department has arrested a 28-year-old man believed to be a suspect in the fire that started on July 11 off Waiko Road.
Holden Bingham, who has no local address, was taken into custody at about 7:22 p.m. on July 15.
Bingham was arrested for the offenses of Arson in the First Degree and Unauthorized Control of a Propelled Motor Vehicle. He was released pending further investigation however is currently being held on unrelated arrest warrants.
The fire burned approximately 9,000 acres of land from Waikapu to Kihei and investigation into its cause is ongoing.