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County fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:19 a.m. alarm Sunday (July 10) to the Kahaualea Natural Area Reserve to search for a lost hiker and his dog.

The 30 year-old man had wandered off the main trail and was unable to find his way out through the thick rain forest area dominated by Hapuu ferns and old growth Ohia trees. After an hour of being off the trail the man call for help via his cellphone which positioned his location via GPS. Both ground crews and a helicopter were dispatched to rescue the man.

Sunday morning helicopter rescue airlifts hiker and his dog to safety

County fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:19 a.m. alarm Sunday (July 10) to the Kahaualea Natural Area Reserve to search for a lost hiker and his dog. The 30 year-old man had wandered off the main trail and was unable to find his way out through the thick rain forest area dominated by Hapuu ferns […]

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Rescuers find missing hikers near Volcano (Oct. 23)

Rescuers find missing hikers near Volcano (Oct. 23)

MEDIA RELEASE Two missing hikers were found in safe early Saturday in the Kahaualea Natural Area Reserve near Volcano. A 27-year-old man and 31-year-old woman, both from California, became disoriented while trying to hike out of the forest. The couple were lost several hours before calling 911 at about 7:50 p.m. Friday. Fire crews were […]

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 12, to receive public testimony on a proposed extension of the state Natural Area Reserve System. 

The meeting will take place at the Volcano Cooper Center at 19-4030 Wright Road, Volcano, HI 96785.

DLNR hearing on Kahaualea Natural Area Reserve extension (Nov. 12)

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 12, to receive public testimony on a proposed extension of the state Natural Area Reserve System. The meeting will take place at the Volcano Cooper Center at 19-4030 Wright Road, Volcano, HI 96785.

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