Categorized | News

Man dies after hike across Kalapana lava field Tuesday (May 7)

By Hawaii 24/7 Staff

Fire/rescue units responded to a 3:02 p.m. alarm Tuesday (May 7) to the lava fields near the Kalapana lava viewing area in Puna for a lost hiker in distress.

A friend of the hiker told rescue crews they had been hiking all day and his 56-year-old friend was in physical distress out on the lava field, was having trouble walking and later could not be found.

Firefighters conducted a search with ground crews and Chopper One near Kalapana Gardens Subdivision. The man was located and airlifted via helicopter to an awaiting medic unit. The man was determined to have died.

The cause of the man’s death is under investigation and the case is being handed by the police.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

 

 

Become a fan on facebook

Photos on flickr

Stock Quotes

NASDAQ4779.382  chart+21.13
S&P 5002069.97  chart+2.94
^NYA11039.157  chart+9.787
^TNX2.234  chart-0.026
AAPL118.56  chart+0.96
FB77.74  chart+2.11
GOOG537.325  chart-3.755
INTC36.9199  chart+0.5999
MSFT47.85  chart+0.38
ORCL41.75  chart+0.60
QCOM72.295  chart+0.025
ALEX38.68  chart0.00
BOH58.53  chart-0.25
BRN2.40  chart-0.05
BYD12.48  chart+0.03
CAGU0.20  chart0.00
CPF19.39  chart+0.15
CYAN6.49  chart+0.1216
HA20.005  chart+0.405
HCOM26.04  chart+0.11
HE27.65  chart+0.17
MLP5.39  chart+0.03
MRPI0.0004  chart0.00
NNUT0.00  chartN/A
PLFF0.04  chart0.00
TBNK21.36  chart+0.35
TSO78.40  chart-0.15
Nov 26, 2014 / 3:08 pm

 

 

Quantcast