Rescuers airlift woman after falling from Rainbow Falls

Local News

A woman was taken to the hospital after going over Rainbow Falls on Friday, June 7. 

Rescuers were called to the area around 1:45 p.m. 

They say a woman in her 20s accidentally went over the falls. She managed to surface and climb to a river bank. 

That’s where rescuers were able to get her and airlift her out. 

She was taken to Hilo Medical Center for treatment. 

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