HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) conducted two separate hiker rescues for an injured visitor on the Aihualama Trail, as well as two stranded 73-year-olds on the Lulumahu Trail on Saturday, Dec. 4.
According to HFD, the first rescue happened around 12:20 p.m. on the Aihualama Trail. Firefighters found and packaged a 25-year-old man with an injured knee onto HFD’s Air 2 rescue helicopter.
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The injured visitor was then airlifted to a landing zone at the Manoa District Park, and patient care was transferred to Honolulu EMS at 12:55 p.m.
HFD then received a 911 call at 2:51 p.m. about two stranded hikers on the Lulumahu Trail. Firefighters arrived at the scene at 3:03 p.m. and located two 73-year-old residents — male and female. They were both airlifted to a landing zone at the Nuuanu Reservoir via HFD’s Air 1 rescue helicopter.
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No other injuries were reported.