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Fire crews assist injured hiker in Kahana Valley

By Star-Advertiser staff


Fire crews rescued an injured hiker from the back of Kahana Valley today.

The hiker slipped and hurt his leg and was unable to walk out, a Honolulu Fire Department spokesman said.

Fire rescue crews responding to the call at 3:30 p.m. rappelled and hiked to the scene and brought the injured man, in his 50s, to a helicopter landing zone.

He was airlifted to a park, then transfered to a city ambulance crew, the spokesman said.

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