Kauai fire crews rescue Indiana visitor on hiking trail in Kōke‘e

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Kauai first responders rescued a 53-year-old Indiana man who was hiking along the Awa‘awapuhi Trail in Kōke‘e on Monday, April 12.

No injuries were reported. 

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Fire crews received a call of a hiker in distress at approximately 5:50 p.m.

Another hiker had reported that a male hiker was experiencing a panic attack, possible dehydration and was unable to move, according to a preliminary report.

Fire crews hiked along the trail to locate the hiker who was found alert and later released from medical personnel after they assessed him.

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