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9 hikers rescued from rising stream on Kauai

By Star-Advertiser staff


Kauai fire rescue personnel rescued nine hikers stranded by a rising stream in Kapahi this afternoon.

According to a Kauai Fire Department release, the hikers were walking along Makaleha Stream when the became stranded by rapidly rising waters. 

KFD rescue workers arrived at the scene around 3 p.m. and airlifted the hikers, in five trips, to the trailhead at the end of Kahuna Road.

No injuries were reported.

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manakuke wrote:
Unexpected flood waters are treacherous!
on July 22,2012 | 06:09AM
cojef wrote:
Do the rescued pay for the service, or the taxpayers?
on July 22,2012 | 08:11AM
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