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Lost hikers rescued in Volcano area Friday (June 21)

Rescue crews located a pair of lost hikers Friday (June 21) at the Pu‘u Maka‘ala National Area Reserve in the Volcano at about the 5,000 foot elevation. The overdue hikers were supposed to have exited the forest on Thursday but wandered off the trail and could not find their way out before nightfall and spent […]

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A 48 year-old man and 33 year-old woman became lost during a hike in the Olaa Forest Reserve while searching for Maile plants Monday afternoon (Sept 17).

Lost hikers rescued in Olaa Forest Reserve Monday (Sept 17)

A 48 year-old man and 33 year-old woman became lost during a hike in the Olaa Forest Reserve while searching for Maile plants Monday afternoon (Sept 17).

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A 28 year-old man and 32 year-old woman were hiking out of the Kahaualea Natural Area Reserve when they wandered off the main trail and ended up lost .6 miles Southeast of the trail. Unable to find their way back out of the forest the pair were able to call the fire department via a cellphone which had intermittent signal coverage in the forest.

Hikers rescued from dense rainforest on Pu‘u O‘o trail Monday (May 30)

A 28 year-old man and 32 year-old woman were hiking out of the Kahaualea Natural Area Reserve when they wandered off the main trail and ended up lost .6 miles Southeast of the trail. Unable to find their way back out of the forest the pair were able to call the fire department via a […]

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Hawaii County's Chopper One airlifted two lost female hikers out of the rainforest of the Kahaualea Natural Area Reserve in Volcano, Hawaii Tuesday afternoon (Dec 28).

The two women, aged 20 and 31 years-old, had hiked through the rainforest into a clearing near Pu‘u O‘o vent. Upon returning the pair got disoriented and were unable to located the main trail back out in an area dominated by large Hapu‘u Ferns and old growth Ohia trees. The women called 911, both Chopper One and firefighters were dispatched at about 3 p.m.

Two women rescued via helicopter after hike to Pu‘u O‘o vent

Hawaii County’s Chopper One airlifted two lost female hikers out of the rainforest of the Kahaualea Natural Area Reserve in Volcano, Hawaii Tuesday afternoon (Dec 28). The two women, aged 20 and 31 years-old, had hiked through the rainforest into a clearing near Pu‘u O‘o vent. Upon returning the pair got disoriented and were unable […]

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Fire/rescue crews spent Sunday searching for three males lost off the Captain's Drive trail near the Fern Forest area of Volcano.

The hikers called for help via cellphones after they got lost amongst the numerous trails in the area and were unable to find their way back to their rental car parked at the trailhead on Captain's Drive.

Three hikers lost near Fern Forest

Fire/rescue crews spent Sunday searching for three males lost off the Captain’s Drive trail near the Fern Forest area of Volcano. The hikers called for help via cellphones after they got lost amongst the numerous trails in the area and were unable to find their way back to their rental car parked at the trailhead […]

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Two hikers rescued from slopes of Mauna Loa Thursday evening

View Larger Map Mauna Loa Observatory complex Fire/Rescue crews responded to a 6:30 p.m. alarm Thursday evening (July 9) for missing hikers on the slopes of Mauna Loa on the Saddle Road side. The overdue hikers, a 26 year-old man and 31 year-old woman, both from Carteret, New Jersey, were hiking and went off the […]

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Hikers rescued from Honokane Valley

Hikers rescued from Honokane Valley

View Larger Map Fire/Rescue responded to an 8 a.m. alarm Thursday to search for four hikers reported missing in Honokane Valley since the Wednesday. Heavy rains on Wednesday caused flooding in the valley. Hawaii County Fire Department Choppers 1 and 2 performed an air search in partly coudy conditions and occasional rain showers. Chopper 2 […]

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