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Maui firefighters rescue injured Pennsylvania woman from Pipiwai Trail

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Maui firefighters rescued a 58-year-old woman from Pennsylvania who was injured today while hiking the Pipiwai Trail with her husband.

Rescue personnel responding to a 3:08 p.m. emergency call in the Kipahulu area of Haleakala National Park located the woman, who had suffered injuries to both ankles, at the top of the trail near Waimoku Falls, two miles above the visitor center.

Firefighters carried the woman part of the way down, then drove her by 4-wheel vehicle to Hana Highway, where paramedics were waiting.

She was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center for further treatment.

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