Hiker airlifted from trail

HANAKAPIAI — Rescuers helped a female hiker in distress Tuesday afternoon on the Hanakapi‘ai Trail.

Fire personnel were notified about 4:30 p.m. of a 54-year-old California woman who sustained a leg injury while hiking along the trail. Rescue 3 personnel aboard Air 1 were dispatched to the area.

While on scene, rescuers hiked into the trail and assisted the woman back to Air 1.

She was flown to Princeville Airport where medics transported her to Wilcox Hospital in stable condition.


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