HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Fire Department responded to two emergency call about hikers on the Diamond Head Crater Trail on Friday.
During the first incident firefighters arrived at the trail around 10:11 a.m. for a 74-year-old woman who started feeling ill on the trail and was unable to descend on her own.
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The hiker was airlifted by HFD’s Air 1 helicopter and transferred to the Honolulu Medical Services crew at around 10:38 a.m. No injuries were reported.
By 11:59 p.m. HFD were back on the scene to rescue a 79-year-old male who started feeling ill on the trail and was unable to descend on his own.
When HFD’s ground personnel arrived at the hiker’s location they conducted a medical assessment. The Air 1 helicopter then arrived at the helipad nearby to transport the hiker to Honolulu Emergency Medical Services at 12:30 p.m.
HFD said there were no other injuries reported.