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Ill visitor rescued from a Kauai trail

 

A 52-year-old German visitor was rescued by helicopter yesterday from a trail on Kauai.

The man began feeling ill from a heart condition while hiking along Kalalau Trail in Hanakoa Valley about 1 p.m., said Kauai County spokeswoman Mary Daubert.

Another hiker found him and called for help.

A fire helicopter took him to Princeville Airport where paramedics treated and released him.

 

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