HONOLULU (KHON2) — A 38-year-old female hiker on the Diamond Head Crater Trail in Kahala was rescued by firefighters on Sunday, Aug. 15.
The Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) responded to a 911 call at 9:46 a.m. about a distressed hiker. Firefighters arrived at the scene around 9:54 a.m. and went up the trail on foot to locate the female.
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Officials reported the hiker’s location to be near the bunker. Firefighters located the female at approximately 10:13 a.m. and secured her onto a rescue stretcher.
HFD’s Air 1 rescue helicopter airlifted the hiker to a landing zone located in Diamond Head Crater.
Patient care was transferred to EMS at approximately 10:30 a.m., according to officials, and no other injuries were reported.
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HFD reported the female was hiking with six adults and one child. They all safely descended the trail.