POSTED: 8:30 p.m. HST, Feb 9, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 8:30 p.m. HST, Feb 9, 2014
A 51-year-old woman was airlifted off the Halemauu Trail in Haleakala National Park on Sunday after experiencing altitude sickness.
Fire rescue personnel responding to a 3:49 p.m. call located the woman about a half-mile above the crater floor, approximately three miles from the trail head.
The woman, a visitor to Hawaii, was transported by ambulance to Maui Memorial Medical Center in stable condition.