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Firefighters rescue ill hiker on Maunawili trail

By Star-Advertiser Staff

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Firefighters today rescued a hiker who started feeling ill after a getting stung by bees on the Maunawili Demonstration Trail in Waimanalo.

The man couldn’t hike back out and requested help at 2:54 p.m., said Honolulu Fire Capt. Gary Lum.

A fire department helicopter dropped two firemen onto the trail about three miles from the trailhead, near the Pali Highway hairpin turn.

They put the man in a net, and the helicopter carried the man to waiting paramedics at Maunawili Valley Neighborhood Park about 3:30 p.m., Lum said.







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