POSTED: 9:48 p.m. HST, Mar 17, 2012
Maui Fire Department rescue personnel airlifted a lost hiker to safety today after she became lost on a trail near Iao Needle.
The hiker, a 45-year-old woman from Kihei, used her mobile phone to call for help once she realized she was lost. Rescue personnel located her on the trail and transported her to a nearby parking lot, which they had established as a staging area.
The woman was not injured.