POSTED: 06:02 a.m. HST, Jul 11, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 01:02 p.m. HST, Jul 11, 2011
Hawaii County firefighters rescued a 45-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man is missing after a flash flood Sunday night in Papaikou.
Firefighters responded to a 9:27 p.m.call to Kawainui Stream at Old Mamalahoa Highway.
An ambulance took a 45-year-old woman to Hilo for treatment. But firefighters say a 43-year-old man is missing and was last seen in the stream.
A fire department unit remained on scene Sunday night and a search was scheduled to resume using the fire department helicopter this morning.