POSTED: 8:52 p.m. HST, Dec 18, 2012
Maui fire rescue personnel airlifted a 44-year-old California man who broke his ankle while hiking this afternoon at Iao Valley State Park.
Fire personnel were alerted at 3:20 p.m., hiked 45 minutes along a trail above the lookout and found the man.
He was taken by helicopter to a landing zone and was transported by Medic 1 with a broken ankle to Maui Memorial Medical Center, a Maui fire official said in an email.
The man was visiting from Blackhawk, Calif., a Maui fire official said.